A year ago, mass protests in Poland defeated a new abortion ban. But the ruling party, supported by the church, continues to cut reproductive rights—leaving people at the mercy of the black market.
Shula Lavyel traces her past and that of her husband Amos, also a Polish Jew—their childhood in Poland, their arrivals in Palestine in 1934 and 1943, and their return visits to the old country.
Abraham Segal survived the Holocaust by finding work and refuge with a Polish family. Today he is at home in Israel, but he keeps painful memories of joining a Zionist community as an orphan in 1946.
On the front lines of the war on marijuana cultivation, Albanian police face a tenacious crop and an unwelcoming population.
The village of Lazarat, Albania, used to be notorious for its lucrative, but illegal marijuana business. Now that the government has cracked down on it, villagers struggle to make a living.
For Taimaa Abazli, the mother of one of three babies born to Syrian refugees in Greek camps that Time has been following, a call from the Greek Asylum office sparks an arduous journey.
After Ukraine's revolution, the west promised to help the Ukrainians regain the money stolen by their former rulers. It turned out to be rather harder than that.
Photographer Jost Franko follows the path of cotton in Burkina Faso, Bangladesh and Slovenia, where he finds farmers and textile workers who are often struggling—underpaid or mistreated.
Over the last several months, the Ukrainian taboo against speaking out against sexual violence has been broken. A landmark Kyiv protest calls attention to sexual violence in Ukraine.
Former political prisoners say democratic shift—like the capital's flashy skyline—is merely cosmetic, with the economic crisis exposing the state’s true authoritarianism.
Refugee women and girls are in urgent need of protection as they seek safety in Turkey, Greece and in destination countries in Western Europe.
A British company hired to buy medicines for Ukraine’s health ministry has succeeded in cutting prices by up to a quarter.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.
Calkins Media’s ShaleReporter.com and the Pulitzer Center release joint international investigative journalism project on fracking and Marcellus Shale drilling.
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
Guardian/Observer Calls Paul Salopek Out of Eden project the "most arduous piece of reportage ever undertaken."
Daniel Grossman's first TED ebook, "Deep Water," explores sea-level rise and climate change while making innovative use of a new interactive platform.
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."
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Pulitzer Center reporting projects on Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, and Iraq.
Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen's Pulitzer Center project "Toxic Europe" is highlighted on the Nieman Reports home page.