Japan, with the world’s oldest population, has been dealing with a challenge it didn’t foresee: senior crime.
As a sex-for-grades scandal blights schools in the Central African Republic, a young group of pupils fights this abuse and corruption to champion the rights of children on the margins
Thanks to large-scale restoration efforts, the North Aral Sea has seen a resurgence of fish—a boon to the communities that rely on it.
Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.
In August 2017 Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston. With predicted increases in extreme weather events, city planners across the globe are faced with the task of working with, rather than against, nature.
The Burmese government is creating development projects in Rakhine, but it isn't likely to help the Rohingya.
The heart of world Christianity has shifted south. In Africa, pastors exhibit their wealth, and ordinary believers, although poor, make donations to churches that respond to their material desires.
Discover how one woman is creating a space of inclusion for refugee students.
Even when their spouses pass, financial abuse lingers, making it difficult to move forward.
Musical theatre has been used to highlight important social issues for years. Now, "Dear Evan Hansen" is combating the stereotypes of mental illness.
One teacher in D.C. is not letting a language barrier get in the way of any child's education.
How does the international human rights movement connect with local groups?
Pulitzer Center grantee Kwame Dawes reflects on his work in the Caribbean and his journey as a poet and documentarian.
Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler reflects on his experience in international reporting and the fraught path from daily journalism to long-form nonfiction.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Pulitzer Center reporting projects on reproductive health and water and sanitation in Africa.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jina Moore won the 2011 gold medal for The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for written media.
Eight journalists, five countries, one issue: The Pulitzer Center brings together journalists from disparate backgrounds to report on reproductive health in Africa.
An activist from a small village in western India went on hunger strikes to improve his community. Now, at age 74, he is hoping to bring about change on a national scale.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement in India and the growing discontent among civilians in Egypt.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer participated in a roundtable discussion November 1 at the Wilson Center on population reporting initiatives.
The Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund interviewed Pulitzer Center grantees Cedric Gerbehaye and Rebecca Hamilton on the transition occurring in Sudan after the South gained independence July 9.
New Wave of Protests in Cairo
The phrase “Arab Spring” has a felicitous ring to it, but most Middle East analysts understood that it would take more than a season for the region to remake itself. And here at the Pulitzer Center, we understood the need to commit to this important story for the long haul. That is why we have been providing long-term support to journalists Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Ellen Knickmeyer and others who have been covering the Arab Spring from the beginning and who continue to file deeply reported dispatches from the field.
This week National Education Coordinator Mark Schulte highlights the Pulitzer Center's education outreach during FotoWeek DC.
Chicago students explored the myriad contributing factors to the global tuberculosis epidemic in early November, looking at overcrowding, migration, underfunded health systems, and social stigmas.