Last December, Estefanía Rebellón volunteered to help migrant families in Tijuana, Mexico. The trip inspired her to start a school for migrant kids. TIME for Kids spoke with her about the program.
What happens when migrants arrive at the U.S.–Mexico border? TIME for Kids travels to Tijuana, Mexico, to find out.
International systems to identify and repatriate migrants who disappear or die on their journey continue to fail.
Abdul Mozid's father was forced into labor in Myanmar and later died on a hunger strike at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Mozid remembers him through his music, and sings songs about Rohingya plight.
The Islamic State’s territorial defeat in the Middle East did not discourage jihadi networks in Indonesia. Rather, it emboldened them to expand and encourage women to take on more active combat roles.
Dargahs serve as a uniquely accessible public space in South Asia, particularly for women. In some dargahs, however, there are limits to this openness—but women are fighting for equal access.
Dementia is proving more prevalent in the world around us. Japan has been dealing with this crisis for the past decade and has turned to its community and agriculture for answers.
With its systematic torture, Ras al-Ara in Yemen is a particular hell on the arduous, 900-mile journey from the Horn of Africa to oil-rich Saudi Arabia.
Dodgy energy deals, loose regulation, and dubious characters—with links to the Hillary Clinton email hackers—are fueling a burgeoning crypto industry that could provide an end run around US sanctions.
Hydropower is Bhutan's only electricity source, yet climate change is threatening its future. As India seeks increasingly more of Bhutan's hydropower, Bhutan must re-evaluate its own energy security.
National politics have local implications in Buenos Aires, where activists are divided on a plan to upgrade the city’s most iconic informal settlement.
The camp began forming last summer in Matamoros, Mexico, and now an estimated 2,000 people, many of them children, live in squalid conditions as they wait weeks or months to request U.S. asylum.
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.
William Wheeler was honored in Copenhagen, while the UN held its climate change conference, with an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," exploring the water crisis in South Asia. The Orange County Register features an interview with him on his climate change work.
Sean Gallagher tasted sand as he focused his camera lens on a masked man who had emerged suddenly from the bright orange cloud that enveloped both of them. Unable to see more than a few yards in front of himself, Mr. Gallagher pressed the shutter and the man disappeared into the sandstorm, as if he had been an apparition.
A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.
Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.
See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May receives an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on the project "Olga's Girls," which tells the story of indentured servants in Nepal.
Sean Gallagher won Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey's first Emerging Photographer Fund in 2008, and used the prize to travel to China to photograph the devastating effects of desertification on the most populous country on earth. Since then he has also received grant money to continue his work from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Recently, he even managed to slip into North Korea, disguised as a tourist.
I've been following Sean's progress through his many blogs – his own, one on Resolve and one for the Pulitzer Centre.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mary Wiltenburg talks about her work for Christian Science Monitor on “Little Bill Clinton,” a refugee displaced by the conflicts in Congo and Rwanda, currently living in Atlanta, Georgia.