April 21, 2014 / The Nation
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem. Cutting international aid to corrupt or incompetent governments only makes things worse.
April 21, 2014 /
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh reconstructs the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster.
April 18, 2014 / The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, safety measures and working conditions for garment factory workers have gotten better, but there is still a long way to go.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
March 26, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.
March 25, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
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
Tom Hundley
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
Sean Gallagher
MIPJ's latest edition includes an interview with Pulitzer Center grantee and photojournalist Sean Gallagher.
March 13, 2014 / The Los Angeles Times
Kenneth R. Weiss
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 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
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 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
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
Ben Depp, Nadja Drost, Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov, Jacob Kushner, Narayan Mahon, Larry C. Price, Jane Regan, Steve Sapienza, Nadia Shira Cohen, Damon Tabor
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 / Untold Stories
Melisa Goss
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.

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