January 19, 2017 / Harper's
May Jeong
What will await Trump in Afghanistan?
Your limits are in your head. Image by Erin Wilson, courtesy of Outside.
January 19, 2017 / Outside
Erik Vance
How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles.
A view of San Salvador from the northern outskirts of the city. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
January 16, 2017 /
Jonathan Blitzer
Thousands of Salvadorans deported by the Obama Administration find a surprising new life in an unfamiliar homeland.
Two protesters, Sara and Sunny, holding signs in solidarity with the khawaja sira community.  Signs right to left read: "Let us live, too" and  "Government members, stop discriminating against khawaja siras." Image by Ikra Javed. Pakistan, 2016.
January 12, 2017 / Untold Stories
Ikra Javed
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.
January 10, 2017
Daniella Zalcman
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman leads free workshop for educators on ways to use photography, research and interview skills to explore her "Signs of Your Identity" project in the classroom.
St. Theresa Point tipi
January 9, 2017 / Untold Stories
Dillon DeWitt
Life in the northern reserve of St. Theresa Point is demanding, but strengthening and protecting Oji-Cree culture is the greatest priority. In that regard, the reserve has had astounding success.
January 9, 2017 / New Security Beat
Nikita Sampath
Rising sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
Beyebo Eresado and a fellow villager describe how their community in southern Ethiopia stopped female genital mutilation. Image by Amy Yee. Ethiopia, 2016.
January 5, 2017 / Voice of America
Amy Yee
Attitudes toward female genital mutilation are slowly changing in Ethiopia.
Image of a A Uyghur woman standing at a religious shrine near Hotan, southern Xinjiang.
January 4, 2017 / The Caravan
Alice Su
For centuries, Uyghurs have journeyed between the different Muslim shrines dotting the Taklamakan Desert. Now, the Chinese state has forcibly closed many of them.
Johannesburg
January 3, 2017 / Untold Stories
Mark Olalde
South Africa has historically failed to properly regulate closure of the mines that helped build its economy. These photos chronicle the country's attempt to play catch up.
Tan Hecheng at a tombstone put up by Zhou Qun for her husband and three children, who were among the thousands of people killed during the Cultural Revolution in Dao County. Image by Sim Chi Yin. China/VII, 2016.
January 3, 2017 / The New York Review of Books
Ian Johnson
Ian Johnson goes to a remote Chinese province to write about an unknown case of genocide in the Cultural Revolution, a case that helps broaden the scope of Mao-era killings.
A bus in San Pedro Sula awaits deportees from detention centers in the US. Image by Emily Gogolak.
January 3, 2017
Tom Hundley
This week: how immigrants are being mass incarcerated, cheap clothes for the U.S. means miserable conditions for Indian workers, and an impending genocide in South Sudan.
Fishermen in Kangan, Iran, near the South Pars field. Image by Ako Salemi. Iran, 2016.
January 2, 2017 / The New Yorker
Ako Salemi
Ako Salemi photographs climate change in Iran.

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