Migrants seeking asylum can spend many months in detention and years of court hearings before they get U.S. authorities to grant asylum.
The Great Depression exacerbated conditions for farmers in Wisconsin, causing dairy prices to soar and leading to a period of social unrest that led to the death of one farmer.
Facebook’s enforcement of its own rules during the Ukrainian election was a Potemkin village of regulations riddled with cracks and loopholes that were easily exploited, writes grantee Nina Jankowicz.
In the country with the highest rate of femicides in the most violent region in the world, young girls are taking their own lives. And the victims are getting younger.
Alexander Zaitchik discusses the environmental policies of Brazilian president’s first four months in office as former Brazilian Ministers of Environment warn about how he is undoing decades of environmental protection…
Three Rohingya men make up a boy-band in their refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Chen Hongguo, who might be China's most famous ex-professor, explores how critical thinkers in China's provinces are surviving the current period of repression in Chinese politics.
Native American students have historically been an underserved group. Now a group of educators and community members are working to help change the trajectory of the Lakota-Sioux youth in Mission, SD.
With hurricane season fast approaching, Cubans hope Mother Nature will spare the island's fragile old homes. Three hurricanes struck Cuba in 2018, damaging or destroying nearly 60,000 buildings.
Nonprofits in a handful of states provide transportation to help children visit their imprisoned parents. Now New York may revive a state-funded free busing program.
Ana Maria Arevalo's photos from inside a women's prison in Venezuela.
Indigenous people are under siege in Rondonia, the Brazilian state to the northeast border of Bolivia.
Sean Gallagher announces the launch of his new website, "Threatened Waters: China's Wetland Crisis."
When Melinda Gates addressed the Women Deliver Conference in Washington earlier this month, she said in her speech that preventing women from using "safe and effective tools" for family planning was "reckless."
Since 1993, more than 35 journalists in Russia have been murdered for their work, of these some 14 were killed in Chechnya, the North Caucasus region or in St. Petersburg. About 19 journalists have been assassinated in retaliation for their reporting since Vladimir Putin came to power (including three in 2009).
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.
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.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May's piece for the San Francisco Chronicle, "Olga's Girls," is a finalist for the Harry Chapin Media Awards.
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."