The Malaysian government has routinely put private-sector interests and infrastructure projects ahead of the livelihoods of indigenous people.
More than two centuries after settling in Honduras, the Garifuna people are still fighting for a place to raise their families.
The women who live next to a notorious Brazilian prison, caring for jailed spouses, experience second-hand horrors when a deadly riot breaks out.
The global circulatory system is incredibly complex, and parts of it, like the North Icelandic Jet, are barely understood. That's why these scientists are in Iceland in the dead of winter.
Here’s what the United States did not disclose about coalition victories against al-Qaida in the Arabian Penninsula: many conquests came as a result of deals, without firing a shot.
George Steinmetz had been sent to take pictures for a project in conjunction with the Pulitzer Center, sending him to every continent over the course of a year to document the effects of climate change in aerial photographs.
One year after the liberation of Mosul, distrust, fear, and a paralyzing sense of insecurity plague the country’s religious and ethnic minorities.
As Ngäbe-Buglé women search for economic and social opportunities, they look for ways to maintain certain traditions while adjusting to new customs.
Several new facilities to hold migrants have already opened this summer, and the federal government has requested up to 15,500 beds at two Texas military bases.
Climate scientists are shouting from the rooftops: it’s not just weather… it’s climate change. But is the world listening? It sure doesn’t feel like it.
This narrative by Nathaniel Rich addresses the decisive decade—from 1979 to 1989—when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change.
Sex trafficking survivors are reclaiming their dignity and independence with the help of Nepal's non-governmental organizations.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sean Gallagher traveled through China to report on disappearing wetlands caused by environmental degradation.
More than 80 protesters gathered in front of the White House on August 25 to rally against the proposed construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
YES! Weekly interviews Jon Sawyer and Kwame Dawes about the reporting project behind the multimedia performance at the 2011 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
Despite what Russia’s government might say, journalists and human rights workers are unable to carry out their work in an ordinary and open way in Chechnya.
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.