The majority of this work is produced in local languages and, where possible, disseminated via local online and traditional media platforms to impact the communities, countries and regions where they live.
Global Voices presents a selection of this rich global content, which is produced with extensive training and mentoring from IWPR expert teams. Story production itself is a critical component of IWPR’s methodology, combining on-the-job mentoring with opportunities to report and be heard by an international audience.
The absence of progress in outside mediation has been crucial in spurring Azerbaijan’s military option.
Officer shot and wounded two Ukrainian men and ordered various premises robbed.
A new decree requires citizens to renew passports in-country, putting exiled government critics at risk.
Despite Baku’s messages of reassurance, many locals fear campaign of ethnic cleansing.
Investigative publication Kloop is the latest target of authorities’ campaign against independent media and critical voices.
Delays and failure to implement early warning systems blamed after deadly mudslide.
Rallies called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign, but the opposition provides no real alternative.
Hundreds of people have been killed or injured and thousands displaced following Azerbaijan's military action.
Villagers reported that the occupying forces hunted for young women to sexually assault.
Soldier threatened, beat and stole valuables from locals over several days in March 2022.
Russian human rights activist describes efforts to document the torture and sexual abuse of captured Ukrainians.
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kyrgyzstan, authorities are moving to shut down the independent nonprofit Kloop Media Foundation in the latest action against independent journalism, while in Kazakstan an increasing number of people entrust, and lose, their money in schemes publicised as abiding by religious principles.
Elsewhere, an analysis digs into the different challenges that Afghan and Russian refugees face in Tajikistan.
Ukraine Justice Report
Ukraine War Diary by Anthony Borden
Countering Disinformation in Moldova
Amplify, Verify, Engage
Peacebuilding in Syria
"Always when I think of press freedom I think of my colleague Jamal Khashoggi... Jamal’s work is not over – it lives on in the spirit of every reporter working to bring truth to light."
Senior Fellow at Yale University
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.