More than 20 million people worldwide are effectively immobile. One Mid-Missouri group is working to change that unfortunate reality in Guatemala, but the work they do won’t conquer the culture that crawls.
A Niger drought means there is not enough food to feed the country; United Nations reports estimate 7.9 million inhabitants are facing food shortages there.
An infant born in the state of Chiapas as three times as likely to die as the rate for Mexico as a whole. The maternal mortality rate in neighboring Oaxaca is twice the national average. This project explains why, and what is being done in response.
Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population has access to health care at all. The situation in Guinea-Bissau is among the...
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel discuss the challenges of reporting on "Chaupadi: Nepali Women's Monthly Exile" and the barriers to reproductive health care faced by women in rural Nepal.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
Skype brings Pulitzer Center grantee Sharon Schmickle together with classes studying food insecurity at Australia's Queensland University of Technology.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
Journalists Steve Sapienza and Jason Motlagh investigate the struggle of migrant children on Malaysia's palm oil estates to gain access to education
Photographer David Rochkind and reporter Jens Erik Gould introduce themselves and their project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras."
Travelling across Pennsylvania and Ohio, Dimiter Kenarov explores the economic and environmental issues related to shale gas extraction, and the rising anti-fracking movement in the region.
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe answers questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. You can watch here.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about health problems associated with solid fuel cooking, alternative cooking methods that would reduce the incidence of these problems, and the difficulties of implementing changes.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
In this lesson, students create a timeline using multimedia reporting on the leather and textile industries in the U.S.. Students then design their own narrative timelines to explain a current event.
This lesson for English, science, history, and journalism teachers asks students to assess how journalists integrate diverse media to analyze the impacts of leather production in Bangladesh.
These lessons present close reading, writing, discussion and hands-on activities that explore reporting on climate change, land rights debates and water issues.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students analyze how journalists William Brangam, Jon Cohen, and Jason Kane unfold an analysis of HIV prevention measures in several locations around the world.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class discussion using the articles by Antigone Barton focusing on the work of Dr. John May.