A visit to India's holy city of Varanasi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is renovating Hindu holy sites.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal but popular war on drugs has forced the Catholic Church to ask itself a defining question: What is its responsibility under an immoral regime?
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.
The Communist Party’s use of violence to end those peaceful demonstrations left hundreds dead and remains one of the ugliest events in the history of the People’s Republic.
This Pulitzer Center-supported documentary examines attacks on Muslim dairy farmers in India by Hindu vigilantes who accuse them of smuggling cows for slaughter.
Rohingya refugee Soyedul Amin says his mandolin was “the only friend I brought from Myanmar.”
In a new book from FotoEvidence, Pulitzer Center grantee Patrick Brown's photography gives horrific depth to the Rohingya genocide.
Three Rohingya men make up a boy-band in their refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Chen Hongguo, who might be China's most famous ex-professor, explores how critical thinkers in China's provinces are surviving the current period of repression in Chinese politics.
As corpses rot and the search for family members’ remains becomes more urgent, there is a special Vietnamese Office for Seeking Missing Persons—but it helps find Americans.
How a Xi'an public space is encouraging debate and critical thinking.
A look into the sacred spaces of the Hazara Shia, the third largest group ethnic group in Afghanistan.
Why, despite growing vastly richer and steadily more powerful over the last generation, has China remained frustrated in its goal of bringing Hong Kong and Taiwan under its unquestioned authority?
A country that was once the prized gem of the Green Revolution, feeding the subcontinent and exporting massive quantities of food, is now undergoing a new organic revolution.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Mental illnesses take a huge toll on people in low and middle income countries, yet they're virtually ignored by most governments and aid agencies. That's starting to change.
A new president is elected in the Philippines on a promise that he will crack down on drugs, dealers and users. Thousands of poor people have already been killed.
The task of making peace in Afghanistan seem to have fallen on the shoulders of unlikely men. This is the story of their efforts to end the war in Afghanistan.
Singapore is a prosperous country in Asia and migrant workers have played an important role in its success, but at what cost?
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
From cotton farms in Burkina Faso to sweatshops in Bangladesh and Romania, a story of the real costs of our globalized economy.
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy toll.
To counter terrorism, the Pakistani government has started executing all those convicted of terrorism. But they have overlooked whether those convicted received a fair trial or not.
Borneo's ecological devastation involves logging, mining, palm oil cultivation, habitat loss, and climate change. This project examines these challenges through the eyes of Borneo’s indigenous people.
Reporter Craig Welch shares his reporting from Indonesia on a community threatened by climate change and ocean acidification.
Journalist Ken Weiss has spent several years documenting the causes and consequences of rapid global population growth.
Will leftover plutonium from the Cold War fall into the hands of terrorists? Journalists David Hoffman and Eben Harrell discuss their reporting in Kazakhstan.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 63 percent of all cases of death in the world. In India, heart attacks, diabetes and cancer are increasing within the wealthy and poor communities.
Jason Motlagh returns to Bangladesh to investigate its export garment industry in the wake of the Rana Plaza tragedy.
The DMZ is well-deserving of media attention. But photographer Tomas van Houtryve talked with students last week about why other borders are important, too.
In 2012, 80 Tibetans set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule. Jeff Bartholet investigates the practice of self-immolation, its history, and its impact.
This lesson plan has been designed for high school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Tomas van Houtryve talks about photographing North Korea from the outside.
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
How does one make the choice to leave home?
Gold mining in Indonesia leaves a toxic trail across generations.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Karim Chrobog's two-part documentary compares South Korea and the United States in their response to the threat of food depletion. He asks: why is the U.S. the world's largest food waster and South Korea the largest food recycler?
Grantee Sim Chi Yin's short documentary tells the story of former Chinese gold miner He Quangui and his struggle with silicosis, an irreversible but preventable respiratory illness he contracted while working in small unregulated mines in Henan Province.
Paul Salopek on the Old Silk Road.
Pulitzer Center grantee places third in NPPA Best of Photojournalism Contest, Contemporary Issues Single Category, for her photography documenting healthcare for women in India 45 years after the publication of "The Population Bomb".
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
In quake-prone Nepal, monitoring mountains may save lives.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
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.
Pulitzer Center grantee Adam Matthews's "Toxic Fashion" selected as a finalist in Magazine Investigative Reporting.
This lesson will help students apply knowledge of language to understand how it functions in different cultures and contexts.
This lesson will give students a close-up view of a successful program dedicated to an aspect of global public health abroad.
Students will learn about the importance of water safety and collect class data on swimming involvement.
Various standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around the importance of language diversity.
Essential questions: What is the cost of industrialization and who pays it? How do we determine whether food is safe? How do you balance food security (production) and food safety?
Standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around overfishing and ocean health.
Students outline a typical lunchroom at their school - drawings preferably - and predict what a lunchroom in another country might look like.
Students will analyze how important school lunches have become in India.
Students will analyze both sides of the mistrust between Iran and the US and will create their own informed opinions of the nuclear negotiations.
Students will expand their understanding of Islam by comparing press coverage to what Muslims in the Middle East are doing to try to prevent the world from misunderstanding what most Muslims believe.
Students will analyze the choices for girls in Bangladesh and discuss whether working in the garment industry really does allow women to find more freedom.
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.