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.
The earthquake has had a devastating impact on agriculture in Idlib.
A woman in the Idlib countryside shares her experience of living in a tent, unable to send her children to school.
A Survivor From the Rubble
A 16-year-old boy in southern Aleppo describes how he lost his family in the earthquake.
Georgia: Medical Workers Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Health care employees call for higher wages and better working conditions amid rising cost of living.
Ukraine: Defending the Enemy
Russian militaries receive legal assistance in Ukraine. It is guaranteed by the state and provided at the expense of the state budget.
The Ukrainian Unit Recovering Bodies of Fallen Soldiers
The J9 group is tasked with searching for the bodies of servicemen, including Russians.
Captured Russian Paratrooper to be Tried for Irpin War Crimes
Case concerning the alleged abuse of civilians delayed after defence attorney said it fell outside his jurisdiction.
Tuesday, 18 April ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Belarus: How Political Persecution Extends to Families
The authorities routinely harass and arrest relatives of activists as a tactic of intimidation.
"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.