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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo: Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
25 May 17
Residents of area overrun by militants say that harsh response risks further human rights abuses.
Naqiba Barakzai is honoured on World Press Freedom Day. (Photo: IWPR)
15 May 17
Story on the taboo of sexual rejection amongst Afghan women wins numerous accolades.
Women and children hide in a corner as their home is searched during a raid by the Afghan National Army. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Investigation
15 May 17
Counter-terror tactic seen as an unacceptable violation of privacy with long-term consequences.
An Afghan pharmacist talks to a young customer. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
8 May 17
Trade in out-of-date or counterfeit medication is booming in country’s east.
A malnurished baby is measured to monitor her growth at a hospital in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Apr 17
Increased fighting and an ongoing economic downturn are leaving many at risk of serious health problems.
Bamiyan shelter and safe house cares for battered Afghan women. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Apr 17
The whole concept of such shelters remains controversial in this deeply conservative country.
Women in burqas walk in front of the ruins of Darulaman Palace in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Apr 17
Groundbreaking project showcases women’s achievements in a male-dominated industry.
Afghan war amputees and children practice walking at the ICRC orthopaedic centre in Kabul. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
6 Apr 17
Disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.
Child labourer in a coal mine in western Afghanistan. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
Investigation
5 Apr 17
Underage workers routinely endure hot, dusty and dangerous conditions.
Afghans wait for treatment at a clinic near Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
29 Mar 17
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for Afghan women, but there is little public awareness of the disease.

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