From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
Support from the government has transformed a decades-old pilgrimage in India. Not only do millions of Hindus undertake the pilgrimage, but the crowds can often turn aggressive.
A pilot project in Alleppey, Kerala, India, is bringing waste management to the people, and it’s making lives better.
Indian newspapers feel they need ad sales agents a lot more than they need reporters. Here's why.
The nuts and bolts of the Indian media machinery are completely broken, perhaps far more than India’s global media ranking suggests. The problem is systemic.
Alleppey’s canals are a dumping ground for waste, with no easy way for locals to deal with garbage and sewage. A pilot project has shown how not only to rejuvenate the canals, but the community, too.
India destroys thousands of acres of forest each year, loss supposedly offset by a compensatory afforestation scheme. But the scheme, now a new law, is undermining the rights of indigenous communities.
India's Ministry of Happiness promised to improve the lives of its citizens. But did it work, or was it merely a marketing campaign gone awry?
A visit to India's holy city of Varanasi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is renovating Hindu holy sites.
In the Indian town of Alleppey, miles of canals run littered with trash. A project to rejuvenate not only these urban rivers but the spaces around it is making a difference.
This Pulitzer Center-supported documentary examines attacks on Muslim dairy farmers in India by Hindu vigilantes who accuse them of smuggling cows for slaughter.
India's capital, New Delhi struggles to address the city's growing housing crisis.
In India, persons with disabilities are largely invisible due to lack of accessibility or acceptability in public spaces. They can also be deliberately unseen as people avert their eyes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes on the Herculean task of cleaning up his country’s most sacred river, the Ganges. Can he succeed where all his predecessors have failed?
India is building the first-ever railway to its "lost valley." What will it mean for Kashmir?
More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.
Media and customers are pushing brands to rethink their supply chains, especially in fashion and beauty. Can India deliver new inventive business models that are people and planet friendly?
With an aging population and an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, a grassroots social movement has revolutionized end-of-life care in the Indian state of Kerala.
Control over its territory has always been considered the fundamental characteristic of the state itself. What happens when historic levels of territory are given over to corporate interests?
A weak public health system has given rise to market-based approaches in India. A new breed of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs are building businesses to help more Indians have access to healthcare.
How is India's healthcare system changing to provide care for the underserved? What can be done to alleviate the financial burden of those who need expensive life-saving procedures?
What does it take to reconcile the threat of global environmental change with the need to feed a growing population?
Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?
For slum communities in Visakhapatnam, a city on India's southeast coast, Cyclone Hudhud brought not only thrashing winds and torrential rain, but also lingering debt to private moneylenders.
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The new climate agreement is good news, but there is much more to be done.
The Ganges is dying under the weight of modern India.
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water.
Mumbai's Parsi sect, which adheres strictly to the Zoroastrian faith, confronts dwindling numbers and possible extinction.
“Population growth will kill you stone-cold dead.” -Paul Ehrlich, Stanford biologist and author of "The Population Bomb."
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
What is at stake in the fight over the Mumbai waterfront?
Who is looking out for journalists, especially freelancers, working in hostile environments and conflict zones?
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
Photographers take hard look at exploitative working conditions, health hazards and environmental problems associated with production of leather, garments and gold.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students will integrate information from multiple news sources in order to explore gender inequality issues around the world.
India's midday meal program is the largest free lunch school program in the world. Through animation, radio reports and articles, students discover the successes and failures of the program.
Students will develop a proposal for the Punjab and Kashmir governments in India to help prevent and eventually eliminate the heroin epidemic.
Using multiple reporting projects from our Climate Change Gateway, this lesson explores the responses of various communities worldwide to a changing climate....