Projects

Launched March 1, 2016 Iona Craig
Two years of civil war have left Yemen battered, divided and facing famine. Iona Craig traces the impact of one of the world's most under-reported conflicts.
Launched March 1, 2016 Michael Peel, Tom Burgis
A race has begun for one of the world's most precious resources—land. Investors are pouring in billions. They promise progress, but land grabs can upend livelihoods and stir bitter conflict.
Launched March 1, 2016 Fred Pearce
Murders of environmental and land rights campaigners are on the increase worldwide.
Launched February 16, 2016 Oren Rudavsky
On college campuses and in religious institutions across the country, there is renewed focus on Israel, anti-semitism and the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement.
Launched February 16, 2016 Meredith Stutz, Michael Bodley
What was once a land of the faithful is now a country seen as by many as celebrating modernization rather than the Messiah.
Launched February 10, 2016 Rhitu Chatterjee
Brazil’s school feeding program feeds 45 million children. Besides fighting hunger, it is also changing kids’ understanding of food and nutrition, while supporting millions of local farmers.
Launched February 9, 2016 Carina Storrs
Vaccines for rotavirus, cholera and other diseases result in relatively weak immunity among children in Asia and Africa. Can treating pervasive, chronic gut disease boost vaccine performance?
Launched February 5, 2016 Stuart A. Reid
Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh, has stayed in power for over 20 years. A U.S.-based group decided to get rid of him once and for all.
Launched February 3, 2016 Rob Tinworth, Miles O’Brien
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
Launched February 3, 2016 Seema Yasmin
As Liberia grapples to care for thousands of Ebola survivors, scientists strive to understand post-Ebola syndrome.
Launched February 1, 2016 Ross Velton
The Buddhist practice of giving gifts to help those less fortunate has made Sri Lanka one of the world's leading suppliers of eyes.
Launched January 27, 2016 Emily Baumgaertner, Ameto Akpe
Pulitzer Center grantees present their reporting at the International Conference on Family Planning 2016.
Launched January 22, 2016 Wairimu Michengi
As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.
Launched January 15, 2016 Jason Motlagh
Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion, Afghanistan is in the grip of a mental health crisis that fuels an endless cycle of conflict. There are scant resources available to heal the collective trauma.
Launched January 12, 2016 Ankita Rao, Atish Patel
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.
Launched January 12, 2016 Max Radwin
One decade ago, the Pehuenche indigenous people in Chile were forced off their land and into housing projects, forcing most to revise their way of life. Max Radwin explores how they have fared since.
Launched January 12, 2016 Jason Motlagh
Jason Motlagh reports on the battle against Boko Haram guerrillas, the aftermath of their reign and the underlying social and economic factors that fueled their rise.
Launched January 11, 2016 Luke Mogelson, Moises Saman
This year, a force comprised of Iraqi soldiers, Iranian-backed militias, Kurdish peshmerga, and Sunni police will attempt to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Launched January 5, 2016 Sharron Lovell
What happens at the source of the worlds biggest water transfer project?
Launched January 5, 2016 Katherine Zoepf
In 2013, the Saudi justice ministry began permitting female lawyers to appear in court. How is the entry of Saudi women into the legal field affecting perceptions of women's rights in the kingdom?
Launched December 29, 2015 Judith D. Schwartz
In northwest Zimbabwe, water sources are returning, people no longer depend on food aid, and wildlife populations are rebounding. What’s happening, and what does it mean for other poor areas?
Launched December 28, 2015 Nick Shindo Street
Feminists, LGBT people, artists and other progressive European Muslims are taking ownership of their their faith in innovative ways. How are they shaping the future of Islam in Europe?
Launched December 23, 2015 Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.
Launched December 16, 2015 Saul G. Elbein
As illegal resource extraction spreads, the journalists who report on it often pay with their lives.