Afghanistan’s Peace Must be Inclusive
As talks reach a crucial stage, Afghan and international politicians should not repeat the mistakes of the past.
Ukraine Antagonises China, While Pleasing the US
Move to nationalise aviation firm interpreted as a sign Kyiv views Washington as a more useful strategic partner than Beijing.
Challenge for Change
As we celebrate achievement, we remember that there is much more to do.
“Women Have Dignity and Potential”
The Islamic scholar using religious jurisprudence to fight for gender justice.
Empowering Indonesian Women
IWPR trainee describes how pandemic has thrown gender inequalities into sharper focus.
2021: The New Global Concern
As 2020 draws to a close, at IWPR we are grappling with a global challenge that in its way is even more grave than coronavirus.
IWPR-Trained Journalist Killed in Helmand
Reporter had defied death threats to continue covering Taliban operations.
IWPR Condemns Arrest of Prominent Vietnamese Journalist
Pham Doan Trang detained hours after the annual US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue.
US politicians should take heed: fracturing a society is far easier than healing it.
Global Voices: Asia
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.