View an accompanying text story on China’s Hui muslims  A Mosque of Their Own

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 12.49.29Women have led Muslim congregations in China for generations, but their tradition’s success may be its own undoing 

The women of Sangpo know well they are the guardians of a 300-year-old custom that sets them apart in Islam and they are increasingly mindful that economic development could be that tradition’s undoing. Continue reading…

Why China’s Youth Find Western Culture Attractive

A look at the growing influence and unusual changes of Western culture on Chinese society and politics today. Reporting for the PBS News Hour.

Kathleen discusses her investigation for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting about the a flood of fake pharmaceuticals from Asia in Africa.

This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: “China’s Angry Reaction Hides Some Real Concern Over Fakes” 

On World Malaria Day, a discussion with the Pulitzer Center about fake medications in Africa and China’s reaction to the discussion.

On April 25th, 2013, for World Malaria Day, the Pulitzer Center hosted a Google Hangout on fake drugs around the world. Pulitzer Center grantee Kathleen McLaughlin spoke about her reporting project on fake drugs in east Africa, and her work tracking the origins of the drugs back to China and India.

Reporting from Rwanda: Gorilla orphans get rehabilitated in Rwanda and prepare to return home to a war-torn Congo.

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda — Traumatized baby gorillas get a second chance at the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project in Rwanda.