Betty Nanozi was robbed of everything she owns, twice. Her cow was beaten to death. Her land was forcefully taken from her. Her child's life was threatened. All because she is a widow in Uganda.
In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in the Manú National Park in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify what predators eat eggs and chicks.
This investigation combines print, photo, a mini documentary and a searchable dataset to explain never-before-seen data regarding mine closure certificates and financial provisions for rehabilitation.
These are the stories of the CEOs, criminal masterminds, pencil-pushers and low-flying vultures who have figured out how to profit from global instability, also known as human suffering.
Since 1990, University of Michigan students have been facilitating fine arts workshops in local prisons. In 2016, they took to a global stage, exploring prison arts in Brazil.
The deep sea is dark, cold and mysterious and only 95 percent of the ocean has been explored. Yet, the deep sea is already a target for mineral mining that will destroy everything in its wake.
Thousands of people have been dragged from their homes and executed on the streets since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a new war on drugs. AJ+ follows photographers on the murder beat.
Young people born with HIV in Malawi now confront their adolescent years with the support of teen clinics and clubs.
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008.
For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba's hope for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control.
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
Michael Scott Moore investigates the involvement of former Somali pirates on the East African migrant trail.
James Fenton discusses reporting on President Duterte's violent war on drugs in the Philippines. The number of casualties in a 7-month period reached 7,000 following the president's election.
Journalist Amy Maxmen traveled to Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, where girls under age 20 are being infected by HIV at alarming rates.
CQ Roll Call foreign policy reporter Rachel Oswald discusses her summer 2015 Pulitzer Center reporting trip to Moscow where she focused on the breakdown in U.S.-Russia nuclear confidence.
This project investigates what role nuclear power should play in reducing the threat of climate change.
I went to India to examine the country’s efforts to build a more resilient food system in the face of climate change.
How can we help agriculture help us?
Persephone Miel Fellow Ako Salemi discusses his project on climate change in Iran.
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin traveled to Cuba after Fidel Castro's death to report on the cruelty and charisma with which he ruled, and why Cubans do not predict his death will lead to major change.
What does it take to address mental illnesses? See what some folks in India are doing.
China's Muslim minorities make up only two percent of the population, but comprise 20 million people. How do they relate to Islam, the state, the majority Han Chinese and one another?
Meta Krese and Jost Franko discuss today’s globalized economy by connecting growers of cotton from Burkina Faso, the garment industry in Bangladesh, and European consumers.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities react to the Middle East Strategy Task Force.
Grantee Daniella Zalcman visits several schools in Washington, D.C. to share her project "Signs of Your Identity," based on interviews with former students of Indian Residential Schools.
Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins author of landmark Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project with The New York Times Magazine at Campus Consortium partner.
Watch a video of New York City Lab School seniors using the Out of Eden Walk as inspiration for small-group exploration of Manhattan and other boroughs.
Grantees, student fellows, industry and education partners joined the Pulitzer Center team to celebrate our 10th anniversary on October 8, 2016.
The Pulitzer Center collaborates with educators and journalists to empower students by providing creative ways to engage in their own communities and with the world.
The Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium continues to grow, and students are better for it.
Global health reporting can often be dangerous work that is hard to pitch. Some of the Pulitzer Center's top global health grantees talk logistics, safety, and dealing with subject matter that lacks the "sexy" headlines.
On October 8, journalists and industry executives from Mother Jones, ICIJ, the Marshall Project and The Washington Post gathered to discuss the nature and practice of public interest reporting today.
This year, 31 Pulitzer Center student fellows traveled to 24 different countries to report. In October 2016, they met in Washington, D.C., to share their work.
This film explores the risks sometimes associated with reporting and the conversations reporters wish they had started back home. David Rohde, Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley are featured.