February 21, 2014 /
Meg Schwenzfeier
Political campaigns' usage of personal data may strike some voters as a "creepy" infringement of privacy, but the regulation of this data also raises important questions about free speech.
February 22, 2013 /
Katie Kennedy
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
February 21, 2013 /
Carl Gierstorfer
Due to cultural preferences for sons, 100 million girls are missing worldwide. Carl Gierstorfer looks at India, a country with a highly skewed sex ratio that threatens to destabilize its society.
August 22, 2012
Melissa Turley
In South Africa, women are not equal. The fight to end apartheid has been waged and won, but the fight for gender equality continues.
August 15, 2012
Andrew Faust
While the fast food industry in the United Arab Emirate's flourishes, a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes threatens the nation’s health.
July 19, 2012
Rema Nagarajan
Two transitioning economies, similar development challenges, vastly different population size and stage of growth. Can they learn from each other about providing better healthcare to their people?
June 26, 2012
Yasmin Bendaas
Facial tattoos, once popular among Chaouia women in Algeria, are now less prevalent. This project examines their contribution to identity, their symbolic meaning, and reasons for their disappearance.
May 23, 2012
Shiho Fukada
Shiho Fukada documents the lives of disposable workers in Japan in stories that illustrate the global unemployment crisis and the growing gap between rich and poor that has provoked much turmoil.
December 21, 2011 / The Atlantic
Kathryn Joyce
International adoption is big business in Ethiopia, but serious ethical questions have been raised about some practices, including the falsification of documents and the "harvesting" of children.
December 13, 2011 / The Washington Post
kem knapp sawyer
Forty percent of girls in India do not attend school. Rusda Shaikh, 10, is determined to continue her education.
Monique Coleman. UN Youth Champion.
September 15, 2011 / Untold Stories
Erin Banco, Jake Naughton, Maura Youngman, Catherine Wang, Monsicha 'Sam' Hoonsuwan, Aria Curtis
As the world's population reaches 7 billion, experts see women's education as a vital tool for dealing with population issues in developing countries.
September 12, 2011 / Untold Stories
Shivam Vij
Like nearly every village in South Asia, Allahpur, in the east Indian state of Bihar, is geographically divided on the lines of caste.
Image by Anna Badkhen, Afghanistan, 2011
March 8, 2011
Anna Badkhen
During the year that is supposed to determine Afghanistan’s future, Anna Badkhen gives readers a longer look at a deeply fissured nation that has endured war almost incessantly for millennia.