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.
In this lesson, students will watch Tomas van Houtryve's "Meet the Journalist" video and discuss his project "Blue Sky Days.
This lesson centers on a day in the life of a child in Goma, a city in eastern Congo.
In this lesson we'll examine the work of Daniella Zalcman and introduce her project about the legacy of Canada's residential schooling system.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
In this global affairs lesson plan, students will explore the article Humanitarian Raid and debate the role that large corporations should play in helping to end poverty.
The following humanitarian aid lesson plan asks students to consider the role that the World Bank should be playing in international aid and analyze the author’s purpose for writing the piece.
Students will read a piece by Pulitzer Center grantee Alice Su and discuss a contentious issue: refugees and extremism.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in DC and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
Students will take action to apply their learning on fragile states and their communities to improve conditions.
Students use technology to communicate and publish their ideas and reactions of fragile states effectively.
In this lesson, students determine main ideas in new information on fragile states and identify their own and others' points of view.
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.