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.
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle against dowry violence.
Roiling tensions underlie efforts to improve food security in Africa, often pulling at cross purposes on farmers, consumers and their countries.
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
When protests flooded Turkey, they revealed deep problems. Police brutality, authoritarianism, and a fractured opposition moved from the margin to the spotlight. Today, what remains hidden?
In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?
In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.
What will happen to the progress that’s been made in education and women’s rights in Afghanistan? It’s a legacy NGOs have spent millions building. And many Afghans worry it's what is most at risk.
From the streets of Phnom Penh to the rice fields of Cambodia, Melisa Goss explores what lies behind the sex trade and what is being done to prevent it, stop it, and restore those caught in its trap.
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.
With Pulitzer Center support, Jon Cohen is coordinating a package of video, print, and online stories on ending AIDS for Science, PBS NewsHour, BuzzFeed, and UCTV.
Journalist Jillian Kennan discusses her reporting on violent youth gangs in Niger.
The Financial Times' Michael Peel talks about his reporting in Myanmar as part of a special FT series, 'The Great Land Rush.'
The Philippines has always been able to avoid the HIV epidemic—until now.
Nairobi-based freelance journalist Ariel Zirulnick discusses her project, "Kenya Abandons the North East to Al Shabab."
Why don’t certain vaccines work as well in low-income countries as they do in the U.S. and other high-income countries? And how can we shrink the gap?
Yigal Schleifer explores the European political sphere after the Cold War and examines the struggle for democratization in three countries: Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey.
Foreign Affairs editor Stuart Reid discusses his reporting in Gambia—a profile of its dictator Yahya Jammeha and an investigation into a December 2014 coup attempt.
Laura Bassett and Jake Naughton traveled to Kenya to take a close look at the devastating impact of a United States policy on the abortion rights of rape victims around the world.
Ross Velton describes how Sri Lanka has become a world leader in the supply of corneas. But what's driving this surprising new export?
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
Students are invited to enter poems written in response to news stories to the Fighting Words Poetry Contest. This workshop guides teachers and students in how to craft a successful entry.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.
In this project, students explore how we are connected with people across the globe and dive deep into one specific item of their choice to research an issue connected to it.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
Students evaluate the status of freedom in Turkey using Freedom House criteria, and consider how freedom may be defined at home and around the world.
Engage students in a dialogue about democracy with photojournalist Andrea Bruce and members of a re-entry program in Memphis, Tennessee.
Students will evaluate how communities rely on their ecosystems for survival and climate change's impact on their ability to do so by examining the Meitei people's relationship to Loktak Lake.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.
Students evaluate how photojournalist Daniella Zalcman communicates interviews with blended photography in order to create their own blended portraits that communicate how their identities are...