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Middle East & North Africa

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

Global Voices

Manar Al-Zybaidi, IWPR trainee who started the campaign to improve negative attitudes towards Iraq’s gypsy community. (Still from video by IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 Dec 17
How one woman was inspired to make a difference.
Avan Jaff, Iraqi Kurdish journalist and an IWPR trainee. (Photo: Courtesy of Safin Hamid for IWPR.)
4 Dec 17
How one activist is using social media to inspire change.
Video
23 Nov 17
A peace workshop defies conservative local attitudes.
A woman walking through the Saif al-Dawla neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiah)
17 Nov 17
A young woman's dreams are shattered by the war.
A paramedic examines a child at the Syrian civil defence centre in Maarrat al-Nu'man. (Photo: IWPR)
26 Oct 17
Defying social prejudice to serve in the civil defence.
Construction site on Hass mountain. (Photo: Reem al-Issa)
25 Oct 17
How a local council is aiming to solve territorial disputes.
An elderly man from Zamalka. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Oct 17
It was a quiet morning. Then the bombing began.
A woman buying vegetables. (Photo: IWPR)
23 Oct 17
Somehow, you get used to living like this.
A woman from Idlib countryside carrying a child. (Photo: IWPR)
23 Oct 17
A widow is left with few choices.
A dedicated space for driving lessons. (Photo: Mustafa al-Jalal)
17 Oct 17
Bold initiative challenges conservative prejudices.

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