IWPR helped organise a mass airdrop of messages of solidarity from ordinary Iraqis to residents of Mosul suffering under Islamic State (IS) occupation.
We never heard of such thing during a war; usually airplanes drop bombs and [this] airplane is dropping love letters.
IWPR’s network of reporters in Cuba are defying one of the most repressive media environments in the world to expose mass government disinformation over the Covid-19 crisis.
These stories can be presented as the ultimate testimonies of the difficult times experienced by all Cubans.
IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict and transition to help them drive change
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Giving Voice, Driving Change
Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai began her campaigning work as a 12-year-old IWPR trainee in a Pakistani programme empowering young people through public debate and dialogue.
In IWPR's Open Minds, we students learned how to express ourselves and the problems of others through the media. We learned so much in the trainings.
The Georgian government criminalised female genital mutilation (FGM) following an IWPR investigation that revealed the practice was ongoing in the east of the country.
The Koran does not say that circumcision is a duty.
Activists decry blanket pardon for all those involved in June 2019 protests.
Moscow has offered to act as intermediary in delimitation efforts.
Calls for further sanctions as well as heightened protection for pro-democracy campaigners.
Journalist’s arrest puts protest movement back on international agenda.
Legal battle begins to stop controversial high-rise construction project in city's cultural district.
Equality legislation is not matched by social attitudes – or state support.
Erdogan accused of courting “conservative cults” with controversial move.
Experts warn of "ugly and dirty political game" over detainees.
Pro-Russian politicians accuse head of state of colluding in abduction
"The stakes could not be higher: for the individuals, for their communities, and for a world which against a deluge of lies above all needs honest information."
IWPR FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Expert event to explore the impact of Covid-19 misinformation across Africa.
Disinformation is a major global threat , especially in conflict and post-conflict areas. IWPR performs a vital mission, building up local voices as a bulwark against this challenge.
Democratic accountability comes from journalists investigating their own societies – IWPR provides a much needed platform and support for those reporting from some of the most dangerous and difficult places in the world.
IWPR fills a critical gap by helping local journalists to focus on human rights and justice issues. In the process, it contributes to democratic transitions, and demonstrates that the best war reporting is not about military conflict, but human consequences.
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