Families in Somalia face the destruction of locust swarms.
When cholera broke out just months after a devastating earthquake, Haiti’s health system was pushed to the brink. The extraordinary rearguard action that followed offers an object lesson in dealing with a public health crisis.
The Kruger National Park in South Africa is at the center of arguably the country's biggest land claim scandal, as several former residents of the site were displaced without fair compensation.
The journal Nature reports that a key bulwark against runaway climate change is breaking down.
Scientists have determined that trees in the Congo Basin of Africa are losing their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, raising alarms about the health of world’s second largest contiguous rainforest.
Despite the North African country’s desire to portray itself as a modern society, global disparities in women’s health education are especially pronounced in Morocco.
The slum which was initially just a place to fish has grown to be the home for generations of fishermen from neighboring countries.
The AP took powerful, intimate reporting on the dangerous journey of Ethiopian migrants to Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
According to the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration, the number of women making the trip jumped from nearly 15,000 in 2018 to more than 22,000 in 2019.
African-Americans migrate to Ghana as a way of returning to their roots.
He was preparing for life as an academic. A new government in his homeland had bigger plans for him.
Instead of grabbing the story and rushing away to publish, the Conservation Capture multimedia collaboration helped remote rural community members participate in the project.
In northern Kenya, climate change threatens to reverse recent gains made in the fight against child marriage and female genital mutilation, but fierce advocates are fighting to stop the trend.
Veteran public health journalists from Science magazine explore what science knows—and is learning—about the burgeoning pandemic.
Women lined the walls in anticipation. The bride’s mother walked out of the bedroom, parading a white blood-stained bed sheet—a symbol of the newly-wedded bride’s newly-lost virginity. The house erupted in celebration.
Tired of American racism, Black Americans are moving to African countries like Ghana where they are free from systemic racism, prejudice, and discrimination.
Makoko, one of the most crowded slums in Lagos, Nigeria, is finally being mapped—a project intertwined with the fight for property rights in the community.
The world watched in awe as the Sudanese people brought about the downfall of long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. Can Sudan now excavate itself from 30 years of dictatorship?
Land reform, or sleight of hand? Who benefited from the multimillion-dollar MalaMala deal in greater Kruger National Park? Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism follows the money trail of South Africa's most expensive land settlement.
After a disturbing sexual abuse epidemic at an American charity in Monrovia, Liberians opened a new school in its place. Meanwhile, rape continuously plagues Liberia through its faulty legal system.
Stroke is the world's second-leading killer and is particularly deadly in developing nations. In Zambia, a Harvard doctor is training the next generation of neurologists to help turn the tide.
With the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population, Senegal is facing new challenges. While the factors causing this change may be obvious, the solutions are not always as simple.
The #MeToo movement is making its way across the world. In Uganda, it means speaking out against a culturally deep-seated "open secret"—and finding the courage to speak out against sexual violence.
Lagos' secretive culture has made it harder to tackle domestic violence. Regardless, women are resisting the secrecy, changing the culture, and speaking about their experiences.
Esther Ruth Mbabazi discusses her reporting project on "Nodding Syndrome," a neurological condition affecting over 2100 children in Northern Uganda.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham reports on a hidden health crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: snakebites.
“What Went Wrong?” is a citizen journalism project that focuses a critical lens on failed foreign aid interventions.
Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, inspired by her own family history, examines the modern discrimination of descendants of slaves in Nigeria.
Multimedia journalist Melissa Bunni Elian talks about her experience reporting on AFROPUNK as a cultural touchpoint for black identity and the African diaspora.
Patricia Huon and Andreea Câmpeanu traveled to South Sudan and Uganda to report on children and youth who were associated with armed groups—looking at how these children were dealing with trauma while reintegrating back home.
Meet Matt Kennard and Ismail Einashe, who explored foreign military and economic power conflicts in the Horn of Africa.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Meet journalists Jane Hahn and Max Bearak, who report on group of multiethnic vigilantes keeping the peace in Nigeria.
In 1960, about 100,000 turkeys in England suddenly died. Could grain contamination be the cause? Roxanne Scott explores how Nigerian farmers are planning to recover from aflatoxin contamination.
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
In a densely populated village outside Mombasa in Kenya, the effects of industrial pollution continue to harm inhabitants. Deborah Bloom chronicles an activist's fight against it.
The Philip Meyer Award recognizes the best uses of empirical methods in journalism. The awards were presented on March 7 in New Orleans during the 2020 NICAR Conference.
The winners of the 67th Scripps Howard Awards represent among the best of journalism from 2019.
Mapping Makoko was announced as a shortlist candidate for the 2020 Sigma Award for Open Data.
The Pulitzer Center-supported series on supertrees around the world was chosen as a finalist for the 2020 Ellie Award for Feature Design.
Pulitzer Center grantee wins IRE award for reporting on refugees and tracking human displacement in South Sudan amidst civil war.
Pulitzer Center invites environmental journalists to apply to the first Congo Basin RJF Convening
“I hope that you will leave this screening somehow changed,” said the director of Circus Without Borders, which the Pulitzer Center screened for over 500 students in September 2019.
After a successful year of supporting rainforest journalism in the Amazon, the Rainforest Journalism Fund is expanding its global reach.
On Day Two of Washington Weekend, Pulitzer Center reporting fellows presented global reporting projects on Human Rights, Women’s Empowerment, Global Health, and Climate Change and the Environment.
What are the challenges to ending AIDS? "Far From Over," a series supported by the Pulitzer Center for PBS NewsHour exploring societal stigma against HIV/AIDS, was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Pulitzer Center grantee received One World Media Award for Digital Media for his coverage of Nigeria's persecution of children accused of witchcraft.
How is religion used to foster peace and healing in active conflict societies?
Students explore reporting about four Black Americans' decisions to 'repatriate' to Ghana, analyze their motivations, and make connections between Black History figures and current events.
Students learn about the techniques and value of oral history by looking at examples used in reporting, and developing their own projects by connecting historical events to their own community.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.
Analyzing and understanding the trends for Genetically Modified Crops: How will food security change in Ghana with the innovation of a stronger cowpea?
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Conflict—difficult to define, but keenly felt. Explore these stories about under-reported aspects of conflict and peacebuilding.
Climate change—an issue that affects us all, no matter where we are in the world. This guide will help begin a conversation about today's under-reported stories surrounding our global crisis.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
In this project, students explore how we are connected with people across the globe and dive deep into one specific item of their choice to research an issue connected to it.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
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?