May 17, 2013 /
The NGO Plan International offers low-income Pakistanis who dropped out of school a second chance. In just two years, students are brought up to speed and readied to take all-important board exams.
May 16, 2013 /
There’s much to be learned about what drove the alleged bombers at the Boston Marathon. One place to start: the contested histories and unresolved tensions in their native North Caucasus.
May 14, 2013 /
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
May 9, 2013 /
Lettucebee Kids is an Islamabad-based organization that aims to better integrate street children into society. Through art and music therapy, children learn life lessons and get an education as well.
May 8, 2013 /
In Islamabad, a self-sustaining organization called Lettucebee Kids is working to help children who have very adult responsibilities.
May 6, 2013 /
National Geographic fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee Paul Salopek talks to NPR about the most recent leg of his seven-year journey.
April 29, 2013 /
Des Moines Register
Iowa doctors sense that Haitian women are willing to talk about birth control, even if many hesitate to use specific forms of it. The doctors offer it while being careful not to push too hard.
April 26, 2013
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the Ethiopian and American parents misled by adoption agencies and the Iowa medics providing healthcare in rural Haiti.
April 23, 2013 /
The Daily Beast
In a country where abuse behind closed doors is still considered a family affair, one countryside theater company tries to tackle an issue that's unspeakable for most.
April 16, 2013
Students in Chris Swinko's third-grade class at Summers Knoll School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, chatted via Skype with globetrotter Paul Salopek and a classroom of students in the Republic of Djibouti.