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.
January 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Sean Gallagher
Every year, 50 million tons of electronic waste are produced globally. Much of the refuse finds its way to countries like India, where toxic accumulation in water and soil loom large.
January 9, 2014 / WBUR
Katherine Zoepf
Katherine Zoepf discusses her reporting on Saudi Arabian "Shopgirls" with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.
January 9, 2014
Katherine Zoepf
Katherine Zoepf traveled to Saudi Arabia this fall to investigate how a new law that allows women to work in lingerie stores could be catalyst for a much bigger societal change.
January 6, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The story of Pramila Dangol’s mysterious death is sadly not an uncommon one.
January 6, 2014 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
Deep-sea discoveries a few years ago had investors and energy companies excited about Brazil's oil reserves, but “now it seems the love is gone.”
January 2, 2014 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
Brazil’s once-thriving ethanol sector is struggling, buffeted by forces both man-made and natural, but some still see a long-term potential.
December 30, 2013 / The Philadelphia Inquirer
Larry C. Price
Mercury use in gold mining is widespread in the Philippines and Indonesia, where child labor is common and small-scale miners operate freely.
December 30, 2013 / The Philadelphia Inquirer
Larry C. Price
Compressor mining requires divers—often children—to dig down as far as 60 feet and spend hours underwater breathing only through a tube.
December 27, 2013
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
December 18, 2013 / LaRaza
Stephen Franklin
The mostly female workers in Colombia's flower industry endure low wages and work that cripples their bodies. Their attempts to unionize have been thwarted despite Colombia's promises to the US.

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