The slum which was initially just a place to fish has grown to be the home for generations of fishermen from neighboring countries.
Systems and Safety
Healthcare providers and activists across the United States are developing new ways to identify and respond to cases of sex trafficking among their patients.
A former police dispatcher in a small Alaska town filed a lawsuit alleging her colleagues didn’t investigate after she filed a rape report.
The court will allow the lawyer to withdraw gradually from the case for health reasons while the Pentagon finds another death penalty expert.
Thousands of victims filter through the U.S. health care system each year.
The law known as “enabling child abuse” has been criticized for its unfair sentencing, particularly regarding women. Advocates for criminal justice reform say men walk away with lesser sentences.
Elizabeth Crafton got a 20-year sentence for failing to protect her young daughter from abuse. Her boyfriend, who was convicted of abuse in the case, received an 11-year sentence.
At issue is a defense lawyer’s request to leave the case for health reasons. In court, the prosecutor opposed the move, saying there is no “medical emergency.”
Wisconsin soldiers are helping Ukraine's troops learn critical thinking and analysis, something that wasn’t part of the Soviet system.
Major General Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, resigned after a report showed that the Wisconsin National Guard botched investigations of sexual assault and harassment.
The trial had been scheduled to start next January but is likely to be delayed by the departure of James P. Harrington, who represents Ramzi bin al-Shibh, one of the five defendants.
Grantee Carol Rosenberg speaks with Latif Nasser about her recent reporting from the prison.
While Syrians find refuge and aid in Jordan, little has been done to address the mental trauma they have faced—until now.
Here’s how one Nigerian state tackled the deadly bacterial infections that kill hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide each year—and why such a seemingly simple solution is so tough to pull off.
Genetic scientists in Iceland want to warn 2,400 people who are more likely than others to develop breast cancer, but they can't. The individuals have the right not to know.
Indian health education practices get a face-lift from Gujarat-based non-governmental and activist organizations tapping into the power of personalized education efforts in slum communities.
In the chaos of crisis and human displacement, aid organizations struggle to track, analyze and respond to information fast enough to provide help. Tech and data science is providing a solution.
A plan to build sewage treatment plants all over Haiti after the 2010 earthquake has stalled, despite millions of dollars in international funding.
More than 30 years after the world's worst industrial accident, the people of Bhopal are still dealing with its long-term and health and environmental fallout. Whose responsibility is it to help them?
Many Philippine roads are death traps. Why are they so deadly? And what can be done to make them safer?
Terrorized by Boko Haram for years, millions of people in northeastern Nigeria have fled to crowded camps and cities and are suffering from a deadly combination of severe malnutrition and infection.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
An Andean village has battled severe lead toxicity from ceramics production, and now residents face the challenges of alternative glazing compounds or abandoning their cottage industry altogether.
Egypt’s infrastructure has real life costs for its citizens, and requires targeted and accountable investment. Can the government make the right ones?
Filmmaker Rob Tinworth provokes debate on global health priorities during visit to Missouri School of Journalism, one of our newest Campus Consortium partners.
This week: Zika's intercontinental hop, a look inside Russia, and developmental deficiencies from poverty.
The World Health Summit is accepting applications for its 2017 "Next Generation of Science Journalists" award, co-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center.
"Global Health" panelists discussed current initiatives, the future of public health, funding, and the importance of giving communities a voice in their own treatment.
Two-day conference illuminates why diversity of perspective, across gender, race, ethnicity, religion, matters so much in storytelling.
Neil Brandvold takes over @PulitzerCenter Instagram with project, Konzo in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This week: the rise of zoonotic diseases, what really happened in the U.S. raid on Yemen, and Afghan's rule of law.
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This week: the brain's power to heal, Trump's impact on both sides of the Mexican boarder, and teen-aged girls who turn to jihadist radicalization.
This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore reporting from Mexico.
Reforming Ukraine's health system, cleaning up fashion's supply chain, and seeking relief from sanctions in this week's newsletter.
The Pulitzer Center has partnered with university and college professors and teachers to design example lesson plans on journalism and public health.