Leather processing is big business in Bangladesh, India, and other parts of the developing world, where regulations are lax and poisons run freely.
Outcasts of their culture and sometimes their own families, teenage girls and widows find home and a sense of community at Tarash Mandir in the holy city of Vrindavan.
The story of Nigel Brown (not his real name) reminds us of how easily, and how quickly, anyone can become reliant on a local Food Bank - and the related health implications this brings.
A group wedding ceremony is held for couples whose unions are culturally or economically challenged. Five of the 15 couples participating include widows.
In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.
Brought to informal settlements among coal piles and coal-fired power stations by the possibility of employment, residents in Mpumalanga face the constant complications surrounding relocation.
Put your butcher's sword down! Latest in my series of Q&As with leading Chinese thinkers about China's past, present and future. I traveled to rural China with Tan to look at the scene of a genocide.
The international LGBT movement is far from over, but rarely does change come without passion— and protests. Though maybe just the start, see what some Pakistanis did to combat transgender abuse.
Migrant workers are invisible people,We are like air. People need us but they don’t see us. We exist to please them, to serve them, but they don’t really see us as part of the society.
With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalizing its place as a center for a controversial industry which boomed during the ‘war on terror'.
Open Society Foundations instagram takeover with the Global supply chain of cotton industry project
Eight years after Robert Mugabe's war veterans seized his family's farm, Ben Freeth returns to find it desolate and abandoned.
Joanne Silberner is visiting Australia and Fiji to find out if changing weather patterns can affect the mental health of a population. The answers aren't so simple.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.
Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.
SPJ Excellence in Journalism Conference participants report on the small but meaningful dramas of life in the Crescent City and build simple multimedia narratives to share.
We want to thank all our grantees, student fellows, former staff, friends, family, and partners for all you have done to create and support quality journalism while "illuminating dark places" and to provide those "seeds of hope" you have documented so well.
Washington, DC, youth program benefits from Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative, introducing students to skills and values needed to start careers in journalism.
Fifth grade students from Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School conducted reporting projects inspired by Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as part of the Pulitzer Center "Walk Like a Journalist" workshop. To prepare for their reporting, students analyzed global news and met with journalist Allison Shelley to learn reporting, writing and photography tips.
Sydney Combs and Paul Nevin each place first in their regions for feature photography. Jae Lee and Kara Andrade each place first in their regions for in-depth reporting. Rebecca Gibian and Diana Crandall place first in their region for breaking news reporting.
Photojournalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Daniella Zalcman took part in panels at the third annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University.
Students from the Inspired Teaching School present their blended photos at the Pulitzer Center.
Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
A panel of four journalists at the 2015 Student Fellows Washington Weekend discuss redefined ethics and the difficulties faced when reporting from the field.