As China’s Pearl River Delta region moves toward higher-skilled manufacturing, a network of former migrant workers is organizing, educating and empowering the area’s workforce.
An American military medical facility has become one of the most active organ donor hospitals in Germany. That’s because a high percentage of mortally wounded U.S. troops are donating their organs in a country where organ donation is still a verboten topic.
The tribunal of Noor Uthman Muhammed, the first terrorism suspect to be tried at Guantánamo Bay.
Ten years after the end of full scale war in Chechnya, a smoldering insurgency has spread to neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region of southern Russia.
Ellen Knickmeyer has been traveling the Arab world from the first weeks of the revolutions to tell the story of the frustrated young generation at the heart of the unrest.
For the “little peoples” - a reference to both physical stature and political clout - loss of the rainforests to loggers and palm oil plantations has been a high price to pay for bio-fuel production.
After being sold in the brothels of India for as little as $300, many Nepali girls who have been rescued from sex trafficking are now finding ways to empower themselves in their home country.
One woman dies every 90 seconds from pregnancy-related complications somewhere in the world. The Belize Ministry of Health is improving access, coverage, and quality of maternal health care in hopes of someday no longer being one of those places.
Through literacy programs, empowerment training and the arts, NGOs in the favelas of Brazil are providing youth new opportunities and finding sustainable ways to create a more equitable future for a country long divided by poverty and violence.
The government in Colombia has to choose between guarding its unique ecosystems or boosting its economy with mining. The decision could exhaust or recast Colombia’s long, agonizing armed conflict.
More than 20 million people worldwide are effectively immobile. One Mid-Missouri group is working to change that unfortunate reality in Guatemala, but the work they do won’t conquer the culture that crawls.
During the summer of 2010, the world flooded South Africa through ticket turnstiles or television sets for the highly-anticipated FIFA World Cup. How is the nation reacquainting with daily life now that international football fans have boarded their planes home? And how can grassroot soccer games help to improve life and development in the country?
Resources for students and teachers ahead of journalist Ameto Akpe's visit.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
A documentary by Chicago students working with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Free Spirit Media.
This lesson examines China's growing labor movement, drawing comparisons to the American Industrial Revolution and the progressive social movement that grew during the same time period.
This lesson helps students critically examine the factors that led to and sustained the 2010-2011 revolutions in the Middle East.
In this lesson students explore the concept of food insecurity, examining its causes and effects in Guatemala, India, and Kenya.
This lesson investigates the dangers and daily challenges faced by many Afghan students, teachers, and schools.
In this lesson students will learn what fragile states are, what factors influence their stability, and the role of the international community and foreign assistance in six distinct fragile states.
Through this lesson, students will examine the causes of the recent conflict in the Ivory Coast and explore the country's future amid ongoing political and ethnic violence.
Explore the experience of three Sudanese "Lost Boys" as they return to Sudan 20 years after fleeing their homes to escape Civil War.
Part 1: Background
In this lesson students will understand the conditions in Tunisia that led to Jasmine Revolution in December 2010, and the examine the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the rebellion.
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.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
Students explore how journalists use various mediums to analyze the experiences of communities migrating to Britain.
This lesson plan outlines reflection and processing exercises connected to Alexandria Bombach's film "Afghanistan by Choice,” which follows five people deciding whether or not to leave Afghanistan.
Students read an article, watch a film, and ultimately engage in a discussion comparing financial challenges facing Irish communities to financial challenges facing their own communities.
Students are asked to read two articles related to religion's take on pollution and two articles from nations where there is an attempt to make recycling a part of the culture.
Students review video, photos, and writing to analyze how the authors investigate and justify solutions to economic challenges in Haiti using interviews and research.
The following lesson plan for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers asks students to explore how authors use different tones to their reporting.
This global affairs lesson for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers examines how a journalist structures online reporting on one community's work to support...