After Sweden enacted gender-neutral conscription in 2018, Teresa Fazio traveled there to ask how it works and what the US can learn.
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. A web of complicated environmental stories needs to be told. But in Russia, investigative journalists are an endangered species.
The Barents Observer keeps a close watch on the Russian Arctic because it’s part of the neighborhood, and because there’s a lot at stake there, for Russians and the rest of us.
Swedish women have joined the infantry for decades. The question is not whether women can be combat-effective, but whether a hypermasculine military culture can adjust.
Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, Northern Irish women are holding their communities together—even as they’re faced with an ever-depleting lack of resources and government support.
As the Arctic loses ice at dramatic rates, people in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland, are finding their homes, livelihoods, customs, and very survival at risk.
Trump-loving protesters rallying in London are part of a larger nationalistic movement around the world that predates Trump, but is being actively stoked by those close to the president.
We know it's bad news that Arctic sea ice is melting. But what happens when people see opportunity in sea ice loss?
After centuries on the margins, the Indigenous Sámi of the Arctic regions of Scandinavia are starting to reassert their cultural identity. And they say the world can't solve the climate crisis without perspectives like theirs.
In Spain, a constitutional debate has arisen over the body of former dictator Francisco Franco.
What do you do when a shifting climate upsets thousands of years of tradition—but so do some of the climate solutions? A look at a Sámi reindeer herding family in northern Norway.
On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
After the European Union’s plan to send new refugees from Greece back to Turkey, Italy is more inundated with refugees than ever. And Rome is at the center of it all.
Pulitzer Center grantees present their reporting at the Women Deliver International Conference 2016.
With new, harsher immigration bills being considered and more migrants seeking entrance to the UK, what is life really like for the more than 400,000 people in Britain without legal status?
The Syrian refugee crisis is changing both refugee communities and their host countries.
It is being marked as the turning point for Irish freedom, but as they celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising the Irish are far from free from the demands of global finance.
French authorities are countering Islamic radicalism in prisons with a ground-breaking new program.
What was once a land of the faithful is now a country seen as by many as celebrating modernization rather than the Messiah.
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.
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?
On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?
Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Thompson Reuters to support hostile-environment training for up to 14 freelance journalists. Training takes place Nov. 22-27 in Belfast; application deadline Oct. 15.
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Pulitzer Center grantee among three journalists speaking about free press with President Obama on World Press Freedom Day, 2015.
Photographs from the “Numbered Streets” settlement in Hungary, where residents are facing forced relocation.
Photographer Yana Paskova finds that for Bulgaria, democracy doesn't necessarily mean prosperity.
Thousands of displaced Syrians journeyed across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. How is this war's diaspora adapting behind closed doors?
An animation helps explain how some of the largest global companies shave billions off their tax bills by hiding earnings in Luxembourg.
How do you protect sex workers from the hazards of their trade? Sweden has a controversial answer.