Several thousand women who followed husbands to Syria and Iraq are stuck in limbo, often with young children.
Brazil's autism rights are some of the most comprehensive in the world. But the reality isn't so grand.
For years he was one of the top tailors in the left-wing FARC guerrilla group. Now the man who kept the FARC's Caribbean fronts battle-ready is trying to adapt to civilian life.
Two former inmates share their stories and glimpses of life on the streets in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro, it's more important than ever that this Rio dance class is able to use culture as a force for resistance and change.
As Colombia's peace accords reach their second year of implementation, some ex-combatants of the FARC guerrilla group have turned to a surprising ally—an evangelical church.
The neighborhood where the Pittsburgh massacre occurred embodies the ideals of tolerance and kindness modeled by Fred Rogers, writes Indira Lakshmanan.
In South Sudan there are still 19,000 children in armed forces, with boys trained to fight and girls taken as "wives."
Just how quickly will billions of tons of carbon locked up in the Arctic's melting permafrost be released into the atmosphere? Scientists in the Arctic say finding out could be a matter of survival.
As new research reveals the heavy toll of air pollution on Chinese citizens, the country’s leadership struggles to balance growth and public health.
When children escape life with al-Shabab extremists, they don’t escape the trauma of years on the front lines. And there’s little help to be had in a nation still buffeted by violence.
As the Inuit incorporate more and more store-bought foods into their traditionally harvesting-based diets, their health and wellness suffer the consequences.
About 20 women and a few men stare at our small group on top of a hill in rural Andhra Pradesh, India.
Two months ago, Sudan conducted its first multiparty elections in almost twenty-five years. The National Congress Party (the ruling party of northern Sudan) portrayed the elections as a milestone in Sudanese history, an opportunity for a peaceful transfer of power and a bloodless process that truly spoke to Sudan’s political evolution.
This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May's piece for the San Francisco Chronicle, "Olga's Girls," is a finalist for the Harry Chapin Media Awards.
The serious consequences of earth's changing climate are the subject of three new documentary films: "Easy Like Water," "Water Wars" and "Sun Come Up," which are funded in part by the Pulitzer Center.
Senators introduce Child Protection Compact Act, a bill providing the State Department with additional tools to combat child trafficking, exploitation and enslavement.
Specialists from across sectors gathered at the National Geographic Society on World Water Day, Monday, March 22, to share information on an issue seemingly so simple we often take it for granted.
But you don't have to be an expert to know about water.
Just ask the man who sold me my coffee today. "Well, that's obvious," he said of the event, "it doesn't matter what else people have; without water, they're going to go after each other to get it."
Inside the shade of a tribal hut in rural India, I am listening to Devudama tell her story in Telugu. Our translator sits between us with the neighbor's baby on her lap while the neighbor chats with a friend. The baby is busily gumming our translator's arm. Two dogs sleep in the sun, and children's clothing is drying on the slanted, low-hanging roof of the opposite hut.
This morning, David Westphal and Geoffrey Cowan gave a press briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to discuss their report "Public Policy and Funding the News." Westphal is executive in residence at the USC Annenberg School for Journalism and former Washington editor for McClatchy. Cowan is dean emeritus at Annenberg.
Tonight, ABC's 20/20 will air the Pulitzer Center supported reporting project by journalists Dane Liu and Carmen Russell on child slavery in Haiti.