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.
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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.
“We felt a terrible sense of guilt that we were safe, and there were people left in danger.”
Ministry of labour and social affairs promotes alternative to placing vulnerable young people in orphanages or children’s homes.
Moscow is accused of using hunger as a weapon as it blocks ports, bombs storage facilities and takes grain reserves.
Production continues, despite almost no revenue and the constant danger of physical - and cyber – attack.
Rights organisations maintain that systematic lack of action in investigating such crimes serves to empower perpetrators.
Authorities struggle to contain anger over a citizen’s unexplained death in detention.
While some Ukrainians flee shelling and occupation, those living beyond Russian lines do not believe civilians are being targeted.
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.
“We are incredibly happy; we love our life, our country and this city."
Russians bring back Soviet-era symbols to mark a militaristic holiday that fails to credit other nations for their role in defeating Nazi Germany.
A series of blasts in Moldova’s separatist region have heightened fears of regional destabilisation.
Experts believe that Moscow is now aiming to divert resources, given the heavy costs of its ongoing invasion.
Fresh prohibitions have crushed hopes that newly appointed 40-year-old president Serdar Berdymukhamedov would pursue a more enlightened path.
The Ukraine Voices project supports Ukrainian journalists reporting on the Russian invasion of their country.
Request follows on from two-year project monitoring, reporting and analysing online hate speech.
The six-day event gave practitioners further tools to provide reliable analysis and reporting.
Innovative TV format helps dispel fake news and fear-mongering around the virus.
How one reporter calmly combatted disinformation spread by a religious leader.
Mombasa reporter describes how solid research and frank conversations can combat Covid-19 disinformation.
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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