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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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12 Oct 15
School psychologists seen as crucial to identifying and heading off suicide risks.
Political banners at a bazaar during election campaigning (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 15
Holding a contested election without a foregone conclusion was an achievement in itself.
Kyrgyz women dressed up for a Social Democratic Party event. (Photo: Social Democrats’ press office)
Photo Essay
4 Oct 15
With much to play for, parties have been going the extra mile to secure votes.
1 Oct 15
Thirty per cent quota may not translate into female candidates taking their fair share of seats in October 4 polls.
1 Oct 15
Rural women balancing housework and manual farm labour seen as especially vulnerable to health problems.
25 Sep 15
Many of the current legislators are likely to make it into the next parliament, even if they have shifted party allegiance.
19 Sep 15
Possible motives for rebellion unclear as authorities spin "Islamic party connection".
Muhiddin Kabiri, chairman of the Islamic Rebirth Party of Tajikistan. (Photo courtesy of Hikmatullo Saifullozoda)
17 Sep 15
The country’s biggest opposition force is being eliminated.
16 Sep 15
Main political groupings go through mergers and defections, but the essence of politics remains the same.
11 Sep 15
Five deaths under unclear circumstances suggest culture of violence continues.