January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
A young girl carries scavenged coal from the bottom of the Alkusha Coalfield.
December 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
In the tiny Indian village of Ganshadih, women and young girls dodge underground fire to scavenge meager bits of coal from India's largest open-pit mine.
Carletonville sinkhole
December 1, 2016 / The Star
Mark Olalde
Five decades of mining on the Far West Rand outside Johannesburg contributed to the formation of more than 1,000 sinkholes. As companies abandon mines, many fear this will set off new sinkholes.
November 29, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
An illegal miner displays gold ore dug from an abandoned mine in Johannesburg. South Africa, 2016. Image by Mark Olalde.
November 18, 2016
Mark Olalde
Meet journalist Mark Olalde who is investigating the costs of abandoned mines and the active minerals extraction industry in South Africa.
Israeli private security guards chat with Israel Defence Force (IDF) soldiers behind the bars at Qalandia checkpoint. Image by Matt Kennard. West Bank, 2016.
October 27, 2016
Matt Kennard, Claire Provost
A massive army has been built up around the world, not to fight traditional wars, but to protect corporate assets around the world.
David van Wyk tests water quality in streams near piles of mine waste in Riverlea. Image by Mark Olalde. South Africa, 2016.
October 16, 2016 / Oxpeckers
Mark Olalde
Activists face uphill battles when they push back against mining companies. Their stories include violence, secret deals, a lack of access to information and unenforced laws.
Residents in Tuvar,  India, gather in the schoolhouse to hear about a plan to bring solar power to the village. Tuvar is one of many communities in India without access to electricity. Image by Michael Henninger. India, 2016.
October 15, 2016
Daniel Moore, Michael Henninger
Business reporter Daniel Moore and photographer Michael Henninger traveled to India for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to write about efforts to scale up clean sources of power.
APOR
October 13, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
The people and places in Alex tell the township’s story and history, among them rival organizations of longtime property owners, a soup kitchen for drug addicts, and a hostel built under apartheid.
October 10, 2016
This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect Migrant Workers and their families. In particular, the lesson uses the journalistic work of Ana P. Santos who follows the struggles of...
Dhurba B.K. attends a gathering of Nepalese migrant workers in Doha, Qatar. B.K. is one of about 400,000 Nepalese workers there, many of whom struggled with whether to stay after an April 2015 earthquake damaged huge portions of Nepal. Image by Shilu Manandar. Qatar, 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Yam Kumari Kandel, Shilu Manandhar
For the millions of Nepalese migrant workers abroad, the 2015 earthquake in Nepal presented a dilemma: Return home to be with family or continue working to support their family.
Tirtha Raj Tamang, a Nepalese migrant worker, says he was exploited by a Nepalese company that sent him to work in Qatar. He was photographed in Doha, Qatar's capital city. Image by Shilu Manandhar. Qatar, 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Shilu Manandhar, Yam Kumari Kandel
Many of the Nepalese migrants who seek work abroad are exploited by the Nepalese agencies that help them get there. One man, who went to Qatar for a job, was trapped there even after he asked to...
Lozan B.K., 9, holds a digitally-altered photo of her family. Her father, Giri Prasad B.K., who was added to the photo, went to Qatar as a migrant worker before Lozan was born. He was injured there in a road accident and has been in a vegetative state since 2011. Image by Yam  Kumari Kandel. 2016.
September 29, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Yam Kumari Kandel, Shilu Manandhar
When Nepalese migrant workers are seriously injured while working in Qatar there are no mechanisms that allow for them to return to Nepal. More than a dozen Nepalese workers are comatose or in a...

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