Testimony at Guantánamo Bay shows that C.I.A. black sites, where some detainees were tortured, amounted to test labs for unproven techniques, with shifting rules shaping operations.
Systems and Safety
The slum which was initially just a place to fish has grown to be the home for generations of fishermen from neighboring countries.
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.
To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?
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.
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.