"Skillful means come from the lama, and knowledge comes from the amchi [doctors]. When the two work together as one, we will live a longer life." — Tsering Thinley
Despite no reported cases of COVID-19, Himalayan highlanders remain concerned. Pulitzer Center Washington University Fellow Kunsang Choden reports remotely on her homeland.
From Bhutan to Massachusetts: How does the urban/suburban divide impact refugee satisfaction?
Nepal's civil society is working to prevent trafficking, protect survivors, and prosecute traffickers.
Sex trafficking survivors are reclaiming their dignity and independence with the help of Nepal's non-governmental organizations.
Where is the justice for sex trafficking survivors in Nepal?
Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.
Venturing into the landslide-riddled terrains of the Langtang Valley has proved to be more perilous than expected.
This photo essay documents how Nepal’s landslide problems have been exacerbated by last year’s earthquake and the daunting challenges this poses to reconstruction, especially in remote mountain villages.
'Invisible' Tibetan refugees in Nepal struggle to rebuild despite being left out of the government earthquake relief and recovery fund.
Months after the biggest Nepalese earthquake in 80 years, the country and its tourism industry continue to feel the effects. From the deadliest day in Everest's history too, climbing seeks to rise above the devastation.
Scenes from Nepal's destruction captured in 360°.
Himalayan highlanders remain concerned despite the lack of reported cases of COVID-19.
The 2015 earthquakes and Indian blockade intensified Nepal’s existing problems of sex trafficking. How is civil society responding?
Brick making across India and Nepal has long relied on bonded and child labor. What will it take to clean up an industry so rife with abuse?
The legacy of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal could last for decades. Scientists begin to understand why the badly shaken landscape is prone to landslides, especially during monsoons.
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
As thousands of able-bodied men leave Nepali villages for cities and go abroad for employment and to escape poverty, many villages no longer have any adult men—only kids, women, and elderly remain.
Eager to earn money to send home to their families, Nepalese workers sign on with Nepalese agencies that traffic them into forced labor and abandon them when they need help.
In eastern Nepal, a Hepatitis E epidemic infected over 5,000 people, killing over a dozen. But in Kathmandu, water scarcity provides opportunity for some.
A special election in Nepal fuels hope for an end to years of gridlock but thousands of Nepalis are voting with their feet—leaving the country in pursuit of better opportunities.
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
For 10 years, Laura Spero has provided badly needed dental care for 18,000 Nepalis, with the financial help of her childhood hometown, Bethesda, Md. The program is growing, but can it survive?
In rural western Nepal, many women are sent to live in animal sheds while they are menstruating. This ingrained cultural practice, called chaupadi, can wreak unintended havoc on their health.
Journalists Shilu Manandhar and Yam Kumari Kandel reflect on their experience reporting on Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar.
Grantee Rob Tinworth explains how big data can be used in journalism.
What to do when an earthquake steals the lede of your story? Pierre Kattar and Rajneesh Bhandari reflect on how they changed course to produce a more timely video story for NPR.
Journalists Moriah Balingit and Julia Rendleman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette traveled to eastern Nepal to talk with Bhutanese refugees who have been living in camps for more than 20 years.
Journalist Jennifer Miller talks about her cover story for The Washington Post Magazine.
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel discuss the challenges of reporting on "Chaupadi: Nepali Women's Monthly Exile" and the barriers to reproductive health care faced by women in rural Nepal.
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
Former indentured servants share their experiences as "Kamlaris" and their hopes for the future.
This week: discussing a documentary on child marriage, examining religion and culture's interplay with environmentalism in China, and celebrating our award-winning student fellows.
"Global Health" panelists discussed current initiatives, the future of public health, funding, and the importance of giving communities a voice in their own treatment.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
Winning reporting focused on landslides in Nepal including work supported by the Pulitzer Center and published in Nature.
Pulitzer Center grantee honored for reporting on landslide-related reconstruction risks in post-earthquake Nepal.
Pulitzer Center grantees discussed reporting project on child labor in Nepal's brick kiln industry.
In quake-prone Nepal, monitoring mountains may save lives.
In presenting the interactive documentary "The Life Equation," Rob Tinworth prompts students in DC, Virginia, and Maryland schools to explore challenging questions about the value of healthcare equity around the world.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
"Defending the Koshi" by Pulitzer Center's 2013 student fellows, Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez, will screen as an "Official Selection" at the 13th Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Two journalists from Nepal and one journalist from Kenya receive honor, plan to work in collaboration with Pulitzer Center and Global Press Journal.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect migrant workers and their families using reporting on Filipino migrant workers and their families by Ana P. Santos.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
This lesson introduces students to journalist Rob Tinworth's The Life Equation project. It explores the debate around how data is used to help decide how money for global healthcare is divided up.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
In this lesson, students explore the causes and consequences of the fragile water and sanitation infrastructure in Nepal.