As the Central African Republic slips back into chaos, the government is mostly powerless to intervene. Armed groups hold the power. Here's what happens—and who steps in—when state authority is absent.
A team of German prosecutors are scouring two continents for Nazis who have managed to escape justice, hoping to bring them to trial before it's too late.
A Chinese surrogacy agent’s business in southern California has become a one-stop shop for wealthy Chinese couples seeking to hire American surrogates to have their babies for them.
Many Philippine roads are death traps. Why are they so deadly? And what can be done to make them safer?
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.
Media and customers are pushing brands to rethink their supply chains, especially in fashion and beauty. Can India deliver new inventive business models that are people and planet friendly?
As plans are being made to turn Sri Lanka’s oldest leprosy hospital into a museum or a geriatric home, the few remaining patients are a living history of the stigma of the disease.
The Buddhist practice of giving gifts to help those less fortunate has made Sri Lanka one of the world's leading suppliers of eyes.
This year, a force comprised of Iraqi soldiers, Iranian-backed militias, Kurdish peshmerga, and Sunni police will attempt to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Female genital cutting affects more than nine out of ten of women in Mali. Those working to end the practice must walk a fine line between preserving culture and protecting women.
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
In May 2018, Hassan Ghedi Santur traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to report on former al-Shabab child soldiers and the many challenges that await them once they defect from the group.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Photographer Emin Özmen documents the daily lives of Talysh women in Azerbaijan and their complex history of assimilation.
New Zealanders are now the largest group inside Australian immigration detention centers. Journalist Sylvia Varnham O'Regan discusses her reporting on this increasingly divisive issue.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell reports on "Solecito," a group of mothers in Mexico who are searching for their missing children—uncoverinng gravesites in barren fields.
President Trump has said he will tear up the Iranian nuclear accord. What do ordinary Iranians think of this and other Trump policies? Journalist Reese Erlich produced this video in Tehran.
Grantee Malcolm Brabant reports on obstacles blocking the path to peace in Bosnia and Kosovo.
James Whitlow Delano returned to the slums of Manila to dig deeper into the lives of women left behind after men in their lives fell victim to extrajudicial killings in Duterte’s drug war.
How can property titles change someone’s life? A look at the evidence on social housing in Buenos Aires and how being a legal owner can have an impact on quality of life.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Across Canada, indigenous back-to-the-land activists are challenging Big Oil—and winning. Journalist Saul Elbein reports on their legal struggle.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
This viewing guide for the documentary "America’s Medical Supply Crisis” leads students in discussion, reflection, and projects that increase public awareness about the PPE shortage in the U.S.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays and Quizlet flashcards to support teachers and students with curricular integration.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
This lesson plan guides students in exploring a special kids' section of The New York Times titled "Why You Should Know About the Year 1619."
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose The 1857 Project.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
In this lesson, students will analyze the challenges facing communities in Kenya and Hong Kong in stopping COVID-19 and compare their responses to other places' around the world.
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this lesson, students read and analyze reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration using both data journalism and wrenching storytelling.