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.
April 18, 2014 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Jason Motlagh
In Bangladesh, one year after the worst accident in the history of the garment industry, recovery remains a fragile process, justice seems elusive, and reform has a long way to go.
April 14, 2014 /
Tom Hundley
It has been nearly a year since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh left more than 1,100 workers dead.
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.
December 18, 2013 / Reuters
David Rohde
While technology allows us to take a picture faster and easier than ever, it is also making it impossible for photographers to make a living.
December 16, 2013 / The New Yorker
Kate Brooks, Katherine Zoepf
A new sight in Saudi Arabia: women working as shopgirls.

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