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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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A woman from Idlib countryside shopping in the market. (Photo: IWPR)
11 Sep 17
A war widow is faced with an agonising decision.
1 Sep 17
Families who follow this traditional practice risk passing on serious genetic conditions.
Al-Dala square in Maarrat al-Nu'man city where killings and abductions are frequent. (Photo: Dareen Hassan)
1 Sep 17
Rumours spread that the regime is intentionally sowing chaos to destabilise opposition-held areas.
Women learning how to read and write in a literacy courses in the Idlib countryside. (Photo: IWPR)
22 Aug 17
An abrupt end to one woman's beloved career.
Children paint inside the Psychological Support Centre in Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood. (Photo: Mujahid Abu al-Jud)
18 Aug 17
Preventing an illiteracy "time bomb".
IWPR Iraq training sessions, July 2017. (Photo: IWPR)
31 Jul 17
Graduates have gone on to lead innovative social media and activist campaigns.
Women inspect a home in ruins targeted by the regime. (Photo: IWPR)
11 Jul 17
No-one is safe when the warplanes come.
Heating the broken glass for an hour in the oven on a high temperature. (Photo:  Sonia al-Ali)
4 Jul 17
Craftsmen are committed to keep their traditional skills alive.
A workshop organised by Basamat. (Photo: Mohammed Ibrahim)
3 Jul 17
Training opportunities open up new horizons for local communities.
An unexploded missile becomes a valuable resource. (Photo: Yazan al-Zaydan)
25 Jun 17
Missiles have become a precious resource for local people who can sell the remnants for high prices.

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