Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.
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In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism.
In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.
In El Salvador abortion is illegal, violence against women common, and sex ed extremely limited. Did the Zika virus provide an opportunity for the country to talk about these culturally taboo topics?
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.
How is post-colonial Guyana working to break free from its enduring cycles of abuse and suicide?
Where does the transgender—or Khawaja Sara—community stand socially, politically and religiously in Pakistan? Why are they viewed both as bearers of good fortune and as outcasts?
"Seven Dates" explores the impact of sexual segregation in psycho-neurological boarding houses in Russia.
Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.
How do youth with Type 1 diabetes live with and manage a disease in a country where proper supplies, insulin, education and support can be hard to find?
Thousands of lone minors fled war to find shelter in Sweden, a once exceptionally welcoming country. Now, asylum regulations are tightening, leaving refugees uncertain of the future.
How does the mass murder of bees caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides threaten the Amazon and Cerrado biomes?
As Brazilians convert en masse to evangelical Christianity, drug gangs are becoming entwined with churches in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.
Nate Hegyi reports on American Prairie Reserve, a nonprofit building a privately funded wildlife preserve the size of Connecticut in the Great Plains of Montana.
Journalist Nadja Drost discusses her reporting with filmmaker Bruno Federico on Venezuela's battle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó.
Author and photographer Jeffrey E. Stern explains his approach to reporting on the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe by rendering it to a small, personal scale.
Patricia Huon and Andreea Câmpeanu traveled to South Sudan and Uganda to report on children and youth who were associated with armed groups—looking at how these children were dealing with trauma while reintegrating back home.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Catchlight Fellow Andrea Bruce discusses American democracy with a community of disenfranchised ex-offenders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Journalist Shaina Shealy traveled to Myanmar last spring to report on how women and girls are using Facebook.
Meet Frederick Bernas and Rayan Hindi, who discuss the challenges of producing a documentary about a ballet program in Rio de Janeiro's Alemão favela.
Sarah Aziza discusses her investigation of the darker realities of life inside Saudi Arabia under the would-be Saudi reformer, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Students analyze reporting on COVID-19 and historical research on The Black Death to evaluate sources, pandemics, and underreported stories—then imagine underreported stories from The Black Death.
This lesson sharpens literacy skills through analysis of underreported stories. Students interview children around the world about their experiences during the pandemic and make connections.
Students use descriptive statistics to create data visualizations for underreported stories about the impacts COVID-19, then reflect on their graphic journalistically, mathematically, and personally.
Students analyze impacts of the pandemic on different groups of people. They create reports to highlight community members who are helping combat the impacts of COVID-19 in their own communities.
Students evaluate news stories about COVID-19 in the U.S. and reflect on the pandemic's impact in their own communities, then brainstorm in order to create art that inspires hope in their...
Students evaluate underreported news stories and other sources to prepare and conduct debates on pressing issues that matter to them.
Students analyze news stories on the COVID-19 pandemic and practice photojournalism skills to compose photo stories on the impacts of the pandemic and elections in their communities.
Students connect the experiences of meat packing workers to their own experiences of COVID-19 by applying descriptive writing and critical thinking to the creation of video projects.
Students analyze news stories about the impacts of COVID-19 throughout the world, make connections to reporting, and compose community maps to document how their communities are impacted by COVID-19.
Students investigate how governments fund policing and how police use their budgets, and communicate facts and personal perspectives on police funding through digital zines.
This conversation-based unit guides students in telling fuller truths about marginalized people's experiences and struggles for justice by centering stories of joy.
This unit focuses on the power of both underreported news stories and poetry to tell a story and get to the emotional core of a justice issue.