In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.
As jittery investors have sought safe-haven investments in gold during the recession, the metal's price has soared on world markets.
The Iraqi elections of 2010 played out against a backdrop of reduced but continuing violence, unresolved issues of governance, and a U.S. government determined to exit fast. This project assesses the cross currents, on the ground in Iraq.
A look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as told through the eyes of two young people: one Jew, the other Muslim. They work for peace, but not through political means.
An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
Some of the most marginalized people in the Caribbean are Haitian immigrants, and their descendents, living in the Dominican Republic.
For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced after post-election violence forced them from their homes.
African farmers already struggle to grow sufficient maize, which is a thirsty, fertilizer-hungry crop. What will happen as the climate changes and the population grows?
"The Economics of Security" explores the threat of extremist violence in South Asia, especially Pakistan, and its possible remedies.
Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change.
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.
Use the six resources attached to learn about the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which is considered one of the worst accidents ever experienced by garment workers.
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
Students evaluate the impact of how an author orders information by analyzing two articles about the impact of Filipino women leaving their countries to work as domestic workers in the Middle East.
Analyze author’s purpose using articles and video exploring a community’s efforts to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
This lesson plan and attached classroom resources use international reporting to investigate how Muslim communities in Sweden are preventing radicalization of Muslim youth in their communities.
This lesson explores the Greek Island of Lesbos, which has taken in thousands of refugees despite its small population. The island has been a focal landing point for migrants and refugees.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be used.