October 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
Although apartheid has ended, its legacy lives on. Many South Africans still make their home in townships, segregated areas where they relocated after being forcibly removed from "white only" land.
October 2, 2012 / Untold StoriesAMETO AKPE, MEGHAN DHALIWAL
"If we can’t get justice in the U.S. that claims to be champions of human rights and democracy, where would we get justice?" A landmark case tests the limits of corporate responsibility.
Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich discusses his reporting on the Arab Spring for launch of Campus Consortium partnership with South Dakota State University.
September 26, 2012 / Untold Stories
Women in rural South Africa are often ruled by two sets of law—traditional and constitutional. Their rights are protected under one, denied under the other. Many search for the in-between.
September 24, 2012 / Untold Stories
Ulundi is a village like hundreds of others in South Africa but some of the women are different. They are members of the Rural Women's Movement and they are willing to stand up for their rights.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting about the harsh reality of the shrimp industry.
September 21, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
STEPHEN SAPIENZA, JASON MOTLAGH
The world--and especially the U.S--wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, satisfying this appetite comes at the expense of workers.
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
September 18, 2012 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Because of the abuse they endure in Burma, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear-powered icebreakers in Russia to trampled human rights in Turkey.
September 11, 2012 / In These Times
With Turkey positioning itself for a greater voice in the region and with many viewing it as a model for the emerging democracies of the Arab Spring, its poor human rights record raises questions.
September 7, 2012 / Untold Stories
While South Africa celebrated women during official "Women's Month," organizations that provide counseling, support and shelter for female victims of rape and domestic violence struggled to stay open...
September 5, 2012 / Untold Stories
HIV-positive women in South Africa are coming forward, reporting they have either been forcibly or coercively sterilized because of their HIV status.
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JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)