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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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An elderly woman is examined in the internal medicine clinic at the Hospital of Jerusalem in Aleppo. (Photo: Abu Mujahid Abu al-Jud)
24 Apr 17
Overcoming disability to help others.
An elderly woman waiting for the water tanker to ask for supplies for her house. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Apr 17
A young woman witnesses Islamic State brutality for the first time.
Horse carts to transport passengers and sell vegetables on the streets of Maarrat al-Nu'man. (Photo: Sonia al-Ali)
3 Apr 17
An old-fashioned method of transport is finding new popularity.
An elderly woman rests in the Aleppo neighbourhood of Kallaseh before continuing on her way home. (Photo: Syria Stories)
11 Mar 17
A family's homecoming turns sour.
Two women walk through the al-Shaar neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatieh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Where is the space for a woman to mourn the loss of her friend?
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Three stories give a rare insight into a side of Syria often absent from the news.
A woman walks in the Salah al-Din neighbourhood. (Photo: Syria Stories)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Amid the turmoil of civil war, a young woman finds herself repeating her mother's tragedy.
A woman and her daughter cross the street in front of a destroyed building in the al- Marja neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Displaced and impoverished by war, a mother-to-be desperately seeks help.
A woman and her children crossing the street in front of the remains of the al-Shaar bridge. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
5 Mar 17
Sisters divided by war, with no reunion in sight.
A woman shopping for groceries. (Photo by: IWPR)
4 Mar 17
Detainees say that death is preferable to languishing in the notorious jail.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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