March 25, 2014 /
The Washington Post
Shanti Maya Dong was adamant about leaving her village in Nepal with the hope of earning more money working in Kuwait as a housekeeper, but her story soon turned tragic.
March 17, 2014
The women and girls who work in the sweatshops of Bangladesh’s garment industry put in backbreaking hours for pitiful wages.
March 17, 2014 /
MIPJ's latest edition includes an interview with Pulitzer Center grantee and photojournalist Sean Gallagher.
March 13, 2014 /
The Los Angeles Times
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
March 3, 2014 /
Small-scale gold mining is the largest source of mercury emissions produced by humans. In Indonesia child miners are exposed to mercury which can cause tremors, memory loss, and brain damage.
February 28, 2014 /
Child miners are exposed to highly toxic mercury which can be absorbed through the skin, ingested in food and water, or inhaled from vapors.
February 19, 2014
Cross continents with eleven of our grantee journalists as they take you into the mines to show you where we get our gold––exposing the hidden social and environmental costs of this business.
February 17, 2014 /
By teaching farmers new tricks of the trade and equipping them with microloans, NGOs in Cambodia are creating economic stability — a proactive way to stop human trafficking before it starts.
February 14, 2014 /
The sanitization of Brazil's image before the 2014 World Cup could have serious implications for sex workers.
February 11, 2014 /
Dealing with any one of the many threats to Tonle Sap would be daunting. The only real solution may be to take them all on at once.