September 15, 2014 /
A member of the European Union, Hungary finds itself led by a populist who has publicly declared he would like to turn the country into an "illiberal democracy." Where does the country go from here?
September 12, 2014 /
Paolo Olbi, a bookbinder in Venice, believes that the older breed of tourist is dying. Now "they come, they look, but they do not buy,” he mourned. And he's not the only artisan suffering.
September 12, 2014
Robert Eric Shoemaker presents a multimedia excavation of the artisans of Venice through the lens of climate change: a conversation between art and science.
September 10, 2014 /
Decades of sex-selective abortion have created an acute lack of women in certain parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by recruiting or kidnapping women to sell as brides.
September 8, 2014 /
In Ghana the ideal skin complexion represented in the media is of fair skin tones. How far will women go to lighten their skin?
September 5, 2014 /
The Başıbüyük neighborhood in Istanbul offers two extremes of housing: shining new highrises and the rapidly disappearing squatter settlements of a previous generation.
September 2, 2014
Shiho Fukada's work revealing the lives of the unemployed praised for its poignantly human approach.
September 2, 2014 /
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
September 2, 2014
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
August 28, 2014
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?