April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Lack of opportunities at home has led thousands of young Nepalis to leave the country for low-skill jobs in the wealthy countries of the Persian Gulf.
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.
February 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Melisa Goss
Cambodia is a land of contrasts—a country of ancient temples and great natural beauty, but also one where poverty and political instability have led to high rates of human trafficking.
February 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adrianne Haney
"My parents have worked all their lives for my education." An Ecuadorian student in America on the challenges and benefits of private education.
Image by Adrianne Haney. Ecuador, 2014.
February 4, 2014
Kate Riley, Adrianne Haney
Since the implementation of a new constitution in 2008, Ecuador has put more emphasis on the development of higher education. Yet the country's secondary schools are leaving many students unprepared.
January 21, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.
January 15, 2014 / Asia Society
Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson
Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson use up-to-the-minute technology to document the changes facing a traditional Chinese village in an era of urbanization and globalization.
January 10, 2014 / ChinaFile
Leah Thompson, Yunfan Sun
Architectural heritage in Bishan village, once an afterthought, is now beginning to attract attention as a potential source of economic development.
Reinventing China’s Emptying Countryside. Image by Leah Thompson. China, 2013.
January 10, 2014
Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson
As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.
December 27, 2013
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
November 25, 2013
Jon Sawyer
In 2012 an intrepid journalist adventurer proposed that we partner on a reporting project seven years in the making that would entail traveling 21,000 miles—on foot.

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