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

Global Voices

A man talks on the phone in the western neighbourhood of Kabul known as TV Hill. (Photo: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
23 Apr 18
Customers in southern province complain that they are being treated unfairly.
20 Apr 18
Locals turn to tribal mediation in the absence of access to formal justice processes.
The Kunar river winds 1,000 miles across Afghanistan. (Photo: John Cantlie/Getty Images)
19 Apr 18
Huge swathes of farmland wiped out by high rainfall and snowmelt.
Historic sites in Nuristan lie in ruins. (Photo: Sahibdad Hamdard)
10 Apr 18
Ancient temples and gardens in mountainous eastern province risk being lost forever.
9 Apr 18
A lack of representation has led to a vicious circle of marginalisation.
Saffron can be a lucrative business for female traders in Herat. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
5 Apr 18
Calls for substantive economic and social support for those setting up their own enterprises.
Afghan women often remain excluded from their legitimate inheritances. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
A combination of ignorance and willful neglect means female relatives are often excluded.
Road conditions in Afghanistan are often dire and many drivers are unlicensed. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
Initiative aims to improve chaotic conditions on often perilous routes.
There are few prospects for young Afghans, even those with an education. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
Country's rising unemployment is proving hard to challenge.
26 Mar 18
Casualty rate along major artery alarms leading bus corporation.