In Accra, capital of Ghana, residents cope with water scarcity while the state water company rakes in cash from abroad.
U.S. officials believe Iran’s ongoing progress towards a nuclear weapon is pushing Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Turkey to follow suit, raising the odds of an Arab nuclear arms race.
With the economy slowing and the peace process in stagnation, the West Bank's younger generation is at a political crossroad.
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
After recent political violence divided communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace.
Anna Hazare, inspired by Gandhi, transformed a village—Ralegan Siddhi, his hometown. Now, 74 years old, he wants to rid his country of corruption using the same tactics of non-violent resistance.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick covers Egypt's political transformation by talking with artists who are beginning to show their creativity after years of forced self-censorship.
Lake Titicaca supports hundreds of small Aymara indigenous farming and fishing towns in Peru and Bolivia, but an unchecked urban boom is contaminating the water and threatening lakeshore life.
Richard Mosse is known for challenging convention on the photojournalist's role. His book Infra , with photographs of Eastern Congo, is as shocking and complex as the conflict it explores.
Famine and war have pushed tens of thousands of Somali refugees to camps along the Ethiopian border. The crisis is likely to grow worse, straining the resources of aid groups.
The revolution that toppled the regime of Col. Moammar Qaddafi brought Libya a sense of pride, hope and renewed engagement with the West, but ahead lies the challenge of building a democratic framework.
Journalist Larry Price discusses his reporting on what it's like to be a child laborer in the gold mines of Burkina Faso.
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel discuss the challenges of reporting on "Chaupadi: Nepali Women's Monthly Exile" and the barriers to reproductive health care faced by women in rural Nepal.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
Journalist Pete Jones discusses his reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
Students explore explore Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin’s project “Cold War Fault Lines," which considers growing military activity in Eastern Europe.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class discussion using the articles by Antigone Barton focusing on the work of Dr. John May.
Students discuss the statement “Haiti is an island of hope and despair.” The students also discuss how the United States and/or its citizens have contributed to hope and despair in Haiti.
In this lesson, students will participate in a Socratic Seminar using the Palm Beach Post article to dialogue about the impact of AIDS in the Dominican Republic.
The following lesson plan for teachers explores how an author balances narrative storytelling and facts while exploring Uganda's connections to Israel over several decades.
Students analyze how journalist Jon Cohen unfolds an analysis of HIV prevention measures in South Africa in order to create their own promotional tools.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
What is the most efficient way to reduce the amount of waste? Can we ever reach the point of waste elimination?
This global affairs lesson plan outlines reflection exercises and research projects connected to Esha Chhabra's reporting on environmental sustainability practices in India's fashion industry.
This lesson plan features resources highlighting practices related to food waste both in the U.S. and abroad in order to facilitate a discussion about how to address this issue.
The hungriest people in Africa are its farmers. Africa is one of the largest continents in the world and farming is the biggest way to obtain financial means and food.