Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
China has more wetlands than any country in Asia, and 10 percent of the global total. They are crucial to life and environment -- and rapidly disappearing.
Refugees fleeing Burma's authoritarian government frequently end up in Malaysia. The promised haven is often anything but, with refugees prey to human traffickers, physical abuse and rape. This project tells their story.
A hardened criminal from the streets of Memphis. One of the biggest drug cartels in Mexico. The corruption, cash, and demand for drugs that fuels an illegal, deadly trade -- and the consequences, for Mexicans and Americans alike.
Those attending the 2010 World Cup in South Africa reveled in that country's triumphant emergence as a multiracial democracy. They may have missed a darker story -- the abuse and marginalization of refugees from other African countries.
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project assesses the results, five years out.
Nepal is in the midst of historic change, from the abolition of a centuries-old monarchy to the re-integration of Maoist revolutionaries after a decade-long insurgency. The road ahead is not likely to be clear, or easy.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
In India the incidence of women dying while giving birth is among the highest in the world. How poverty, early marriage and poor infrastructure make childbirth fraught with risk.
In early April, a violent uprising forced Kyrgyzstan’s beleaguered president to flee the capital, and an interim government pronounced itself in charge. Kyrgyzstan had seen it all before.
Searing images capture a disturbing Ugandan trend -- the recent rise of charlatan priests and the child abuse and sometimes murder that have resulted. (This project contains graphic images that may not be suitable for all audiences.)
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...
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
In this lesson, students discuss the reporting project "Nuclear Winter."
This lesson was developed for an English language Chinese afterschool curriculum. The lesson deals with policy regarding climate change and climate change "refugees."
Use PBS Newshour video reporting on the causes and consequences of attacks by Al Shabaab in Kenya to lead discussions around the causes and consequences of community violence.