Many Philippine roads are death traps. Why are they so deadly? And what can be done to make them safer?
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.
Media and customers are pushing brands to rethink their supply chains, especially in fashion and beauty. Can India deliver new inventive business models that are people and planet friendly?
As plans are being made to turn Sri Lanka’s oldest leprosy hospital into a museum or a geriatric home, the few remaining patients are a living history of the stigma of the disease.
The Buddhist practice of giving gifts to help those less fortunate has made Sri Lanka one of the world's leading suppliers of eyes.
This year, a force comprised of Iraqi soldiers, Iranian-backed militias, Kurdish peshmerga, and Sunni police will attempt to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Female genital cutting affects more than nine out of ten of women in Mali. Those working to end the practice must walk a fine line between preserving culture and protecting women.
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
Cuban communism is in flux. Citizens own businesses and property; some are even allowed to protest. Yet reminders of the regime are a constant presence.
Colossal. Mammoth. Pharaonic. Those are the words that describe the Chinese-backed proposal to build a 170-mile interoceanic canal across Nicaragua. But can it be built, and, if so, at what cost?
For at-risk LGBT asylum seekers from former British protectorates, the UK is an ideal and obvious destination. But what happens when the British government won't allow them to stay?
Photographer Emin Özmen documents the daily lives of Talysh women in Azerbaijan and their complex history of assimilation.
New Zealanders are now the largest group inside Australian immigration detention centers. Journalist Sylvia Varnham O'Regan discusses her reporting on this increasingly divisive issue.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell reports on "Solecito," a group of mothers in Mexico who are searching for their missing children—uncoverinng gravesites in barren fields.
President Trump has said he will tear up the Iranian nuclear accord. What do ordinary Iranians think of this and other Trump policies? Journalist Reese Erlich produced this video in Tehran.
Grantee Malcolm Brabant reports on obstacles blocking the path to peace in Bosnia and Kosovo.
James Whitlow Delano returned to the slums of Manila to dig deeper into the lives of women left behind after men in their lives fell victim to extrajudicial killings in Duterte’s drug war.
How can property titles change someone’s life? A look at the evidence on social housing in Buenos Aires and how being a legal owner can have an impact on quality of life.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Across Canada, indigenous back-to-the-land activists are challenging Big Oil—and winning. Journalist Saul Elbein reports on their legal struggle.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
Journalist Siddharthya Roy documents the many threads of political turmoil and violent crisis that have gripped Bangladesh.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Climate change—an issue that affects us all, no matter where we are in the world. This guide will help begin a conversation about today's under-reported stories surrounding our global crisis.
Students explore factors that have led to the struggling dairy industry in the Midwest in order to understand the continual shifting of industrial businesses and how this affects their communities.
What stories do we see, and which ones do we miss? These stories go beyond the headlines to explore under-reported stories on migration and refugees in the United States and around the world.
Students read solutions journalism that explains the problems with volunteer travel and offers positive alternatives in order to develop their own opinion pieces on the purpose and ethics of travel.
Students read and discuss stories featuring children with an incarcerated parent, then take action to find solutions to some of the challenges these children face.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
Students are invited to submit poems on peace and conflict to the Fighting Words Poetry Contest. The attached workshop guides teachers and students in how to craft a successful entry.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.
In this project, students explore how we are connected with people across the globe and dive deep into one specific item of their choice to research an issue connected to it.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.