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.
Light Over Darkness: Hannukah in Odesa
As Russian shelling plunges Ukraine into blackout, the Jewish community celebrates a miracle that has particular resonance amid the war.
State Becomes Main Player in Ukrainian Economy
The war has pushed the national share in the GDP to a record 78 per cent, while excluding oligarchs.
Fears Rise Over Gender Violence in Georgia
Legal experts warn that the judicial system is not doing enough to convict perpetrators.
Karabakh Under Siege
As an Azerbaijani blockade continues, a Syrian Armenian in Stepanakert reflects on war and family.
Mirko Klarin: A Visionary for Justice in the Balkans
Tributes paid to veteran journalist who “helped make ICTY a success”.
Russian Soldiers Accused of War Crimes in Chernihiv
Servicemen allegedly poured solvent on a civilian and warned they would set him on fire.
Tuesday, 20 December ‘22
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Kherson: Displaced Justice During Russian Occupation
Judge describes how the court system continued to operate, even after officials were forced to flee for fear of retribution.
Ukraine: the Quest for Justice
Historically, efforts to establish accountability for international atrocities have been a mixed success. Can Ukraine be different?
"Globally, disinformation campaigns exploit both traditional and social media - and increasingly artificial intelligence - to lie, distort and blur."
IWPR FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kyrgyzstan, access to education for children with disabilities remains inadequate, while readers in the country struggle to find books in Kyrgyz language.
In Kazakstan, our authors look at how self-censorship has become common practice in national media, while elsewhere the rising influence of China is challenging the notion of the role of Russia as the region's security guarantor.
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
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.