Projects

Launched March 19, 2019 Iris Zaki
What happens when a left-leaning Israeli filmmaker settles in a West-Bank settlement?
Launched March 19, 2019 Amy Olejniczak, Rachel Layko
The Pulitzer Center and the College of William & Mary partner again to provide students with deeper global learning and reporting experiences.
Launched March 15, 2019 Cammie Behnke
Twenty-five years after the 1994 genocide, Rwanda has been labeled a champion for women's rights. What's changed? What work still needs to be done to ensure gender equality in a post-genocide era?
Launched March 11, 2019 Chitrangada Choudhury
India is addressing deforestation by creating thousands of 'compensatory afforestation' projects. But is this big-ticket scheme a greenwash and a land grab?
Launched March 5, 2019 Ben Mauk
In the Caucasus mountains, members of the most scattered people in the world—the Circassians—are starting to come home following a decade of concerted online activism.
Launched February 28, 2019 Rebecca Plevin, Omar Ornelas
For decades, people have migrated from the Mexican state of Guerrero for economic reasons. But now, people are leaving Guerrero not to improve their lives, but to save their lives.
Launched February 28, 2019 April Reese
As 88 miles of President Trump’s border wall go up in South Texas, scientists and local residents fear that the unique ecosystems and nature-based economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley will suffer.
Launched February 27, 2019 William H. Freivogel
Liberal and conservative justices criticize abuses of civil asset forfeiture. Groups from CATO to the ACLU do too. Republicans and Democrats want change, but much of the reform agenda is unfinished.
Launched February 27, 2019 Pam Dempsey, Brant Houston
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
Launched February 22, 2019 Sarah Shourd
A historic performance of The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation onto solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019.
Launched February 22, 2019 Jesse Hyde
The Amazon rainforest is at a tipping point, with wide swaths of the forest being chopped down. As the planet's most important curb against climate change, saving the forest is of global importance.
Launched February 21, 2019 Jon Cohen
China has aggressively embraced CRISPR, a powerful new genome editing tool that's transforming the discovery of improved crops and medicines—and raises thorny ethical, regulatory, and legal issues.
Launched February 19, 2019 Merdie Nzanga
Is the 2011 federal Prohibition of FGM Act in Kenya enough to end the practice of female genital mutilation? FGM is deeply rooted in Kenyan cultures, and critics say the law is not enough.
Launched February 14, 2019 Jeff Ernst
An in-depth investigation into the endemic corruption that plagues social welfare programs in Honduras, stifling the country's development and driving migration to the north.
Launched February 14, 2019 Mauricio Lima, Jonathan Blitzer
Jonathan Blitzer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and documentary photographer Mauricio Lima traveled to Guatemala in order to report on the "push" factors driving people to migrate.
Launched February 14, 2019 Kimberly Dozier
Will the continued suffering of ISIS's victims result in a resurgence of the terror group? 
Launched February 13, 2019 Juliana Arini
An investigation into the socio-environmental impacts caused by the construction of six hydroelectric dams on the Teles Pires river in Brazil's Mato Grosso state.
Launched February 12, 2019 Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
With self-declared interim president Juan Guaido challenging to take the presidency from Maduro, how will the country overcome its deepest political impasse yet?
Launched February 8, 2019 Alice Su, Sara Hylton
What do Afghan and Pakistani women see as the roots of violent extremism, and how are some of them working together to build peace? Who are the women who are fighting to be more than mere victims?
Launched February 7, 2019 Zoë Carpenter
In Ecuador, the prosecution of women for abortion-related crimes is escalating, with devastating consequences.
Launched January 31, 2019 Megan Janetsky
An exodus of Venezuelans are fleeing to Colombia, including pregnant women faced with lack of medical services. But when they give birth, their babies faced with another barrier: statelessness.
Launched January 28, 2019 Ning Hui , Andres Bermudez Lievano
How can environmental law govern China's overseas mining investments? A comparative investigation of two mines backed with Chinese capital in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Launched January 28, 2019 Marcio Pimenta
In the Peruvian Amazon, 20,000 Wampi Indians decided to organize themselves to defend the jungle from the illegal garimpeiros and the oil industry's ambitions. 
Launched January 28, 2019 Rohit Jain
Reports of congenital disabilities are significantly higher in the northern part of Bhopal, where the 1984 Union Carbide accident occurred, than in the rest of India.