The patriarchal policies across MENA came into full play during COVID-19 as women’s vulnerability and burden increased exponentially against a system that was, even before the pandemic, broken and unable to protect women.
The media must now rely on the government for information about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Are governmental authorities taking advantage of this crisis to further suppress the media in the MENA region?
Due to the pandemic, many women agricultural workers in Morocco are facing increased social and sexual violence and job loss. In what ways can the government support them at this time?
For millions of people who live in poor and troubled regions of the world, the novel coronavirus is only the latest epidemic.
At the end of May, Iran was hit by a second wave of the coronavirus. Seven photographers have looked around different corners of the country to depict the difficult everyday life of women in Iran during the crisis.
Conditions created by the coronavirus form the perfect environment for radical movements. Not only did the Islamic State organization hurry to issue medical, ideological, and communicative instructions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also began to intensify its attacks from the organization's center in Iraq.
In this episode of Almostajad, we meet Lebanese journalists John Qassir and Diana Muqalled. They discuss the impact of the coronavirus and lockdown on the revolution and how the Lebanese government used this time to create even stricter policies. We also listen to protestors who describe the changing trajectory of the uprising.
In this episode of Almostajad, an epidemiologist from the World Health Organization speaks about the coronavirus pandemic in the Arab region, explaining three possible scenarios in the coming two years.
This episode of Almostajad interviews artists across the Middle East, exploring how music helps connect and inspire listeners from diverse backgrounds during lockdown.
Like elsewhere in the world, the COVID-19 pandemic places extra pressure on parents in the Middle East to be teachers to their children at home, while also balancing long and demanding hours of work.
Many Syrians thought that the U.S. cared about them. Now they know better.
In Iran, the fight against the coronavirus is complicated by two other battles: the weight of US-imposed sanctions and the spread of misinformation.
One year since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, what is the state of free speech in the Arab world? Sarah Aziza travels to report on the growing diaspora of Arab dissidents carrying on Khashoggi's work.
Revered since biblical times, Lebanon’s cedar trees have survived the tests of time and war, but climate change now threatens their future. How can interfaith collaboration help conserve them?
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
This project profiles the courageous journey of Syrian teenage social media icon Muhammad Najem and sheds light on the psychological picture of refugees who live or have family under regime bombings.
The story of an Iraqi-Irani woman’s experience of immigration highlights the importance of cultural re-exposure.
What happens when a left-leaning Israeli filmmaker settles in a West-Bank settlement?
Will the continued suffering of ISIS's victims result in a resurgence of the terror group?
The death of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world—but he was far from the first Saudi dissident to be targeted abroad, and he is by no means the last.
ISIS has been destroyed, but will Iraq’s campaign of revenge help bring about its resurgence?
This project takes readers inside a devastating air attack on civilians and critical infrastructure in a remote Yemeni village, while also tracking the weapons used in the attack as they make their way to Yemen from an American factory.
When Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province announced its intention to plant a billion trees, many were skeptical, but it became the first amongst 45 targets set for the BONN Challenge to achieve its goal.
For simply practicing their faith, Ahmadi Muslims are persecuted in Pakistan, but they find strength in numbers in Rabwah, a remote Ahmadi-majority village where victims often relocate.
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Tumultuous reform at home and aggressive foreign policy abroad spell dramatic change for a conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Kenneth R. Rosen traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, a semi-autonomous region, that is home to 4 to 5 million Kurds, to cover the referendum for independence.
Take a look behind the scenes at Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's trip to Syria—a quest two years in the making to bring home the stories of soldiers, moms, dads, and little ones.
Refugees are using technology in unprecedented ways to connect with loved ones and document their time in exile. Photographer Tomas van Houtryve explains how his project came together.
In this project, Matt Kennard and Claire Provost examine an industry that deals in services that have long been considered duties of national police and military forces.
As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.
Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.
Photojournalist Mark Hoffman travels to a refugee camp in Jordan to document a medical mission.
Wes Enzinna investigates the Kurdish revolution in Syria by embedding himself as a teacher in an academy in the middle of the warzone.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson discusses his project, "The Healing," on the efforts of a Syrian-born pediatric neurologist to help refugees from Syria who are stuck in the Zaatari camp in Jordan.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Luisa Conlon, Lacy Jane Roberts, and Hanna Miller were selected as finalists in the Excellence in International Reporting category.
“Again and again the Associated Press has led the way,” said Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer, “in exposing to the world Yemen’s dirty war.”
Michael wins Tom Renner Award for Pulitzer Center-supported AP project, "Yemen's Dirty War."
Biggs was nominated in the News category for her PBS NewsHour series, "Inside Yemen."
Maad al-Zikry, Marcia Biggs, Nariman El-Mofty, Javier Manzano, Maggie Michael, and Jeffrey E. Stern were nominated.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jeffrey Stern received Amnesty International's USA Award for his reporting on U.S. involvement in Yemen.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Taub wins in the Reporting category for "Iraq's Post-ISIS Campaign of Revenge," an expose of the Iraqi government's quest for revenge after the defeat of ISIS.
Pulitzer Center grantees were awarded McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage for their ongoing coverage of Yemen's civil war.
The film, which explores daily life for autistic children in Morocco, was inspired by Spinner's own experience as a mother.
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
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Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
This lesson pools resources on youth movements in 4 countries and asks students to examine: what matters to young people the world over, what matters to you, and how do you fit into a global picture?
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore an interactive story map of a journalist's journey on foot along the Silk Road to think critically about subjective perceptions of geography and to design their own creative maps.
Students explore how their image of the word "home" compares with how three Syrian women imagine their future homes through close analysis of the multimedia project "Finding Home" from TIME Magazine.