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.
Prosecutor Demands Long Sentences for Karakalpakstan Protesters
Trial of 22 defendants enters final stages amid concerns of bias and lack of transparency.
Armenia’s Russia Challenge
The limits of Moscow’s security promises now clearly demonstrates that Yerevan must adjust to a dangerous new reality of standing alone.
The Cashier in Dubai
Investigative report tracks tangled route for money flowing to offshore companies from Moldova.
Flower Power: Women Prisoners in Belarus
The combined sentences of those jailed in demonstrations amount to nearly 500 years.
Georgia: Fate of Ailing Saakashvili Remains Unclear
Tbilisi has refused to acknowledge medical needs as genuine or to release jailed former leader for treatment.
How Will US Support Justice for Ukraine?
Options “run the gamut” from financial backing to amending domestic legislation to facilitate prosecutions.
Tuesday, 17 January ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Kazakstan: Fined for a Book of Bible Stories
Citizens can be punished for dissemination of religious materials, even if of a non-extremist nature.
A Year on From Kazakstan’s Bloody January
Murky investigation and lack of accountability followed violence that scarred a nation.
Ukraine Justice Report
Amplify, Verify, Engage
"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
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, and Beijing ups its influence, 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.