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.
“When I see the people I’m reporting on, I can't just give up in despair.”
The informational ecosystem that enabled dissent is now being used to suppress it.
Many repressive laws have been repealed – but progress is slow.
Despite their suffering, people refuse to give up on fundamental freedoms.
"Women are on the frontlines, and International Women’s Day is a pause to celebrate inspiration and achievement. But it should also be an opportunity to recognize urgency and risk – there are gains, but there is much more to do."
IWPR Founder & Executive Director
"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."
Janine di Giovanni
Senior Fellow at Yale University
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.