Gain a sense of the sights and sounds of Huaraz, Perú, and the mountains that surround the Andean city.
Systems and Safety
Thirty five years ago, a toxic gas leak at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh led to the death of 3,787 people.
The lands around the Yellow River are turning to sand.
After 23 years behind bars, Ricky Kidd finally gets a new day in court.
Data changed things for public defenders in Missouri, and ultimately led to a state-wide showdown with the governor.
India has the potential to nearly quadruple the world’s tiger population. But some experts say that that could — ironically — require killing some of them.
What happens if your defense attorney is so overloaded they can't handle the case that could cost you your freedom?
Migrants denied asylum in the United States are being sent back to the lawless border state of Tamaulipas.
A military judge for Guantánamo’s war court found that the handling of classified information from secret prisons was deeply flawed, complicating the Cole case.
The Sudanese man pleaded guilty at a military commission in exchange for repatriation in 2012 and emerged in Qaeda propaganda in Yemen three years later.
Can an attorney handle more than 100 criminal cases at a time? That's the reality for a public defender like Jeff Esparza, who represents defendants unable to afford their own lawyers in Kansas City.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sarah Shourd reflects on how storytelling in different mediums can affect scale, audience, and impact.
China has committed to nine years of education for all children, but students with physical disabilities often confront discrimination. How do these students access education?
More than half of Bolivian women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and the criminal justice system is often unresponsive to their plight.
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to increase food production in 19 of the world's poorest countries.
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. With only the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant strain.
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
Doctors have demanded fixes to India's public hospitals for years, but have been stifled by mismanagement.
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
"Honduras: Aqui Vivimos" ("Honduras: We Live Here") explores the social conditions—abject poverty, corruption, political disillusionment, and gang culture—that have made Honduras a violent country.
The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle against dowry violence.
From HIV/AIDS to malaria and tuberculosis, poor countries endure more than their share of health crises. Now they are stalked by a new nemesis on course to claim even more lives—highway fatalities.
While the debate over health user fees has been raging in international development circles for decades, in Malawi the issue has a longer history, combustible politics, and intense personal relevance.
Jeremy Relph and Dominic Bracco II spent two weeks in San Pedro Sula, the world's murder capital. They found a city in crisis, but also a place steeped in hope.
Photographer's work featured in exhibition to give audiences greater insight into real-world ramifications of modern violence.
Here's a paradoxical situation that is also a global phenomenon: In war-torn countries, where individuals need mental health care the most, it is the exception rather than the rule.
Over the year, Talks @ Pulitzer give journalists the chance to discuss their reporting with audiences in Washington, DC. Add in Google Hangouts, and even more people can hear what's being said.
Most of the obstacles facing the anti-polio campaign in Syria are not unique. Efforts in India and Nigeria have faced the same stumbling blocks: misinformation, social stigma, and religious backlash.
Pulitzer Center staff and journalists participate in 2014 International AIDS Conference July 20-25 in Australia. The focus will be on vulnerable populations that suffer disproportionately.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
Pulitzer Center-Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health student fellow honored for her article on dowry violence in India.
How do you talk about the most violent cities in the world with a classroom of fourth-graders? Dominic Bracco and Jeremy Relph figured it out.
Small class-sizes are great — if you happen to live in a wealthy country like the United States. In India, it's a different story.
Join us tomorrow 4/25 for a World Malaria Day Google Hangout, and find out what else we've been up to lately in the education and outreach branches of the Pulitzer Center.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.