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.
Critics say that officials relaxed restrictions far too early.
Legislation used to intimidate those highlighting government mishandling of the emergency.
Restrictions intended to prevent hoarding have just made matters worse.
Public outcry after footage emerges of officers beating man for violating lockdown.
Civil society groups call for the political echelons to rein in their rhetoric.
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
Entire territory currently only has safe accommodation for a maximum of four women.
Open access social media survey reflects fear and confusion over misinformation.
Campaigners warn that government statistics showing no rise in abuse do not reflect reality.
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.