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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

Illustration by Sara Khayat.
Video
29 May 20
IWPR’s Liberated_T video highlights problem of social blindness amid the pandemic.
Muna, a relief worker from Aleppo who was arrested in October 2012. (A still from video by Liberated_T)
Project Highlight
29 May 20
“It is not fair for us to face injustice both inside and outside prison.”
#ViolenceIsWeakness campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence both during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.
Reporting Impact
19 May 20
Fears that the toll from abuse during lockdown could be higher than from the virus itself.
Peace and Sports campaigners in Hasaka-Eastern Syria.
Project Highlight
24 Apr 20
IWPR partners move efforts online to meet the challenge of the pandemic.
Iraqi activists distribute donation over poor families in Akour area in Anbar province. (Photo: IWPR)
Comment
6 Apr 20
The crisis has brought a rare degree of cooperation and comradeship.
IWPR's champion Abrar Al-Ani (L) with the Anbar Community Police during Awareness Campaign on Covid_19 in Al Ramadi Market. (Photo courtesy of A. Al-Ani)
Project Highlight
3 Apr 20
Social media campaigners raise awareness and encourage resilience in meeting Covid-19 challenge.
Rana Melhem. (Photo: Still from Liberated T feature)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
From stay-at-home mother to fearless reporter.
Amani Ballour. (Photo: Still from Liberated T feature)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Defying bombs and prejudice alike to run a hospital.
Rana Abdulrazaq, an activist from Kirkuk, northern Iraq. (Photo: IWPR)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
One blogger’s mission to convince Iraqi women to follow their dreams.
Istabraq Sabah Al-Zubaidi, one of IWPR's female champions. (Photo: IWPR)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Reaching out to inspire women and help shape public opinion.

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