One of China's most courageous public intellectuals talks about her fight against censors and explains how the Party uses traditional means to rule the world's next superpower.
In 2000, Pardada Pardadi opened a school for poor girls in rural Uttar Pradesh, India's largest state and one of the most patriarchal. Only 45 girls enrolled—but it was enough to start a revolution.
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.
Once forbidden to have more than one child, women in China are now choosing to delay starting a family.
Argentina Maria-Vanderhorst shares a few observations on traveling to China to report on why Chinese women are having fewer children.
The derelict Karachi Circular Railway is a landscape in limbo — a place for hunting scorpions, playing snooker, manufacturing furniture, and burying the dead.
A look at the trial of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two journalists arrested in Myanmar for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Since the majority of Rohingya refugees are women and girls, they are vulnerable to traffickers looking to make fast money in the Bangladeshi sex trade.
Child marriage is common among the Rohingya, but for those who have fled terror in Myanmar, insecurity and poverty are pushing many families to marry off their daughters even earlier.
Indonesia's most conservative province seems to have drawn a line in the sand to protect its traditional Islamic culture from Salafi inroads.
They escaped a campaign of atrocities by Myanmar's military and militant Buddhist monks. Now Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh await a political deal that would allow them to return home.
South Korea's large atomic energy industry could give it most of the building blocks it needs to build a nuclear weapon.
Repressed and mismanaged by a cadre of generals since 1962, Burma erupted last September in the country's largest pro-democracy demonstrations in two decades. But when government troops opened fire into crowds of monks and students and detained thousands in nighttime raids, fear sent people into hiding and swept defiance...
Reporter Loretta Tofani gets inside America's factory, China, where the lack of health and safety precautions has Chinese workers dying.
In interviews with dozens of dying workers and through review of their medical records, she documents how Chinese workers routinely lose limbs from old machinery or develop fatal diseases...
Across Afghanistan suicide attacks are on the rise and in much of the country U.S.-allied forces confront a revived Taliban. A surprising exception is the eastern province of Khost, a hotbed of insurgent activity and al-Qaida ties since before 9-11 but today an unlikely oasis of hope in a...
Today Maoist insurgents keen to exploit the state's enduring weaknesses stalk the Hindu heartland. They are waging their "people's war" in under-policed areas where conditions are most fertile.
On the surface, Iran is simply a theocracy in a standoff with the United States. But access to the everyday lives of Iranians gives a window into the country's complex web of culture, religion and politics. Despite decades of repressive leadership, Iran arguably has the longest-lived democratic movement in...
More than three decades after the Vietnam War ended, the Vietnamese people continue to live with the consequences of Agent Orange, a defoliant that has come to symbolize the unintended consequences of warfare.
During the war, American forces sprayed nearly two million gallons of Agent Orange across...
Photojournalist Ryan Anson returns to Mindanao, southern Philippines to examine the pitfalls and successes of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). His photographs also document how violent clan-based politics as well as the government's ongoing counterinsurgency campaign against the al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf Group affect...
Home to the sole U.S. forward operating base into Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan maintains strong ties to Russia. With a compromised press, a bankrupted economy and intense religious tensions, the country is in danger of rolling back its few democratic advances.
Edil Baisalov, an activist who led Kyrgyzstan's 2005...
French attorney Jacques Vergès has devoted a long career to defending terrorists, dictators and mass murderers. He has consistently challenged the wider social order judging his defendants. Critics call him a devil's advocate, and a scandalously immoral publicity seeker.
Stéphanie Giry found a more complex reality as...
Tyler Marshall reports on the prodigious spread of China's geopolitical influence across southeast Asia and the western Pacific, often in territories long noted as American allies.
Former President Jimmy Carter highlights Helen Branswell's Polio reporting when speaking to a group of health journalists in Atlanta.
Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on a clarinetist in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's free-market outlook, and Tariq Mir's dispatch about Salafism in Kashmir.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on the military coup in Mali's capital, Bamako and the feature on the families of China's migrant factory workers.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Ten Pulitzer Center student fellows will report from abroad on topics such as environmental policy in Thailand, health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and gender equality in South Africa.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on United Arab Emirates' renewable energy investment, Afghanistan, the LRA and our new iPad book project on South Sudan.
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair is a finalist in the National Magazine Award competition for her photography of child brides around the world.
Listen to Wake Forest Journalism Director Justin Catanoso discuss his school's partnership with the Pulitzer Center, Guilford College and High Point University.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director highlights this week's reporting from China, India and Liberia.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Malaysia, China and Russia.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."