June 13, 2016 /
The Washington Post
Paraguay is the last bastion in Latin America for a colonial-era form of child labor. Affluent Paraguayans "adopt" poor youngsters to do domestic work for them. But that may soon change.
June 10, 2016 /
Ciudad Juarez's judicial system has seen institutional improvements in a very short time, but more could be done to decrease pretrial detentions.
June 9, 2016 /
A view from behind the scenes of Dominic Bracco II's short film about Diego Montejano's life.
June 8, 2016 /
Christian Science Monitor, PBS NewsHour
Human rights groups hope Nepal's earthquake will bring change to one of the world’s most exploitative industries, using the relief aid pouring into Nepal to force kiln operators to stop using child...
June 8, 2016 /
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In this photo essay Larry C. Price shows us mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young, in an...
June 5, 2016 /
In this radio documentary for Making Contact, Reese Erlich delves into the political and economic impact of Iranian youth on the country's government.
May 31, 2016
Gold mining in Indonesia leaves a toxic trail across generations.
May 30, 2016
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 27, 2016 /
Southern Illinois University Carbondale student fellow Anna Spoerre reports on education in rural Peru. Though free, it comes with costs for many families.
May 26, 2016
"Once teachers see the possibilities that interactive learning can bring to educating their students, they don't go back to teaching the traditional way," says an Illinois curriculum coordinator.