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.
Sector faces challenges including underfunding, a skills gap and embedded pro-Russian propaganda.
An ongoing battle to preserve culture is further endangered by the devastating impact of the war.
Since 2020, 45 former combatants from the Karabakh war have taken their life as ex-soldiers continue to struggle with trauma and socio-economic difficulties.
A court in Kyiv sentenced a lieutenant to nine years in prison for war crimes committed in the Kyiv region.
Fears of price rises, unemployment and accommodation shortages as hundreds of thousands seek to avoid military service.
“When I put on my uniform for the first time, I felt so strong and proud.”
More than 100,000 children in Ukraine live in the care system, the highest number in Europe.
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.