One year after the collapse of Rana Plaza many workers in Bangladesh still depend on garment-making—despite the low wages and high safety risk that come with the job.
Saudi Arabia's religious landscape is evolving, posing challenges to the ultraconservative version of Islam on which the kingdom was founded. What will that mean for its future governance?
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
For centuries, the flood pulse of this lake has fed a nation and nurtured incredible biodiversity. With a changing climate and scores of dams planned upstream on the Mekong, can it survive?
Since the implementation of a new constitution in 2008, Ecuador has put more emphasis on the development of higher education. Yet the country's secondary schools are leaving many students unprepared.
With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.
As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
Prostitution is not illegal in Brazil. Yet a campaign to “clean-up” the country’s image ahead of the World Cup is rendering those working in Brazil’s sex industry increasingly vulnerable.
Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.
Children in the DRC who have lost families, homes and schools prove to be resilient as well as vulnerable. Arts, sports and vocational training help them to re-connect and start life anew.
Journalist Ana P. Santos reports from Qatar on how zina laws that criminalize unmarried sex target low-skilled migrant women and send them to prison—along with their babies.
In the 1950s the Cold War forever changed the American southwest, as thousands of hopeful uranium prospectors took to the hills in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and beyond.
Journalist Richard Bernstein traveled to Taiwan and Thailand to report on the growing influence of China around the world and in Southeast Asia.
A little-known story of survival during the Holocaust.
Bozeman, Montana-based journalist Elliott Woods reports on animal poaching and human rights abuses in the Central African Republic in 2016.
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Pulitzer Prize-winning filmmaker and video journalist for The New York Times, Ben C. Solomon, discusses his VR film, "The Fight for Falluja."
Educators can use Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as a teaching tool by exposing classrooms to the the project and having students design and implement a narrative walk of their own.
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
This photography tutorial for teachers and students from Everyday Africa co-founder Peter DiCampo outlines tips for taking strong photographs and designing photography exhibitions.
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin reported in Kenya on corruption, Al-Shabaab, and radical recruitment. They embedded with militarized police and interviewed radicals, corrupt cops, and a Shabaab fighter.
This lesson pools resources on youth movements in 4 countries and asks students to examine: what matters to young people the world over, what matters to you, and how do you fit into a global picture?
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore an interactive story map of a journalist's journey on foot along the Silk Road to think critically about subjective perceptions of geography and to design their own creative maps.
Students explore how their image of the word "home" compares with how three Syrian women imagine their future homes through close analysis of the multimedia project "Finding Home" from TIME Magazine.
Students explore a multimedia story about refugee families to identify causes and possible responses to the refugee crisis and connect with those affected by it.
Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students consider the role of the media and their own relationship with journalism by exploring a story on press freedom in Morocco.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.