More people in poor countries die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Joanne Silberner looks at the human toll of cancer, and possible solutions.
Senegal’s hip-hop artists are voicing their nation’s anger and leading a movement to stop President Abdoulaye Wade from staging what they say is a constitutional coup.
With access to Equatorial Guinea normally tightly controlled by the government, a showcase soccer tournament gives a rare glimpse of life in a rich country wracked by poverty.
On the one-year anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a nation struggles with the transition from autocracy to democracy in the face of growing unemployment and religious conservatism.
In Accra, capital of Ghana, residents cope with water scarcity while the state water company rakes in cash from abroad.
U.S. officials believe Iran’s ongoing progress towards a nuclear weapon is pushing Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Turkey to follow suit, raising the odds of an Arab nuclear arms race.
With the economy slowing and the peace process in stagnation, the West Bank's younger generation is at a political crossroad.
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
After recent political violence divided communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace.
Anna Hazare, inspired by Gandhi, transformed a village—Ralegan Siddhi, his hometown. Now, 74 years old, he wants to rid his country of corruption using the same tactics of non-violent resistance.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick covers Egypt's political transformation by talking with artists who are beginning to show their creativity after years of forced self-censorship.
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
Journalists Fred de Sam Lazaro and Simone Ahuja discuss their reporting from India.
Journalist Larry Price discusses his reporting on what it's like to be a child laborer in the gold mines of Burkina Faso.
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.
Journalist Pete Jones discusses his reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
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 will explain and demonstrate the conflict between the Republic of Haiti and Dominican Republic, the two countries that coexist in the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
This unit asks middle school students to explore the varying roles beliefs play in people's lives through the lenses of world religions, science, and social relationships.
Students learn about the legal, political, cultural, and religious factors that impact the treatment of widows in India, Uganda, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This global affairs lesson plan engages students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of the modern Middle East through the stories of six individuals.
Students explore the relationship between politics and economics in the Democratic Republic of Congo and create concept maps to visualize the connections impacting the country.
Students learn about the fragmentation of religious authority in Middle Eastern countries. They then create polls to assess their peers’ understanding of Islamic terrorist recruitment strategies.
This lesson is to prepare students for an event featuring Secretary Madeleine Albright and Steven Hadley around the Atlantic Council's Middle East Strategy Task Force report.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
This unit plan, designed for high school freshmen, analyzes the Arab Spring in the context of the French and Haitian revolutions.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.