IWPR Libya Media Lab training session in Tripoli.
IWPR Libya Media Lab training session in Tripoli. © IWPR

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Covering Coronavirus in Cuba

IWPR’s network of reporters in Cuba are defying one of the most repressive media environments in the world to expose mass government disinformation over the Covid-19 crisis.

A woman wearing a face mask reads a newspaper in Havana, Cuba on July 29, 2020.
A woman wearing a face mask reads a newspaper in Havana, Cuba on July 29, 2020. © YAMIL LAGE/AFP via Getty Images

"These stories can be presented as the ultimate testimonies of the difficult times experienced by all Cubans."

Yusufhon Zakaria, a 38-year-old Kyrgyz imam whose support for girls’ education has earned him a huge following on Instagram and Youtube.
Yusufhon Zakaria, a 38-year-old Kyrgyz imam whose support for girls’ education has earned him a huge following on Instagram and Youtube. © Y. Zakaria

Central Asia: Imams Turn Influencers

IWPR is training a new generation of social media influencers across Central Asia to spread tolerance and counter violent extremism.

"I was able to persuade families that it was a good thing to give their girls an education."

Yusufhon Zakaria Kyrgyz imam

Fighting Corruption in Ukraine

A handbook produced by IWPR’s partners in Ukraine has become the go-to text for the country’s main anti-corruption body.

Oleksandr Novikov, chairman of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption of Ukraine with the Top 20 Local Corruption Schemes – How to Overcome Them handbook.
Oleksandr Novikov, chairman of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption of Ukraine with the Top 20 Local Corruption Schemes – How to Overcome Them handbook. © IWPR

“I keep it on my desk as a challenge for myself and my colleagues.”

Oleksandr Novikov Head of Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention

Malala at age 12 talks about taking part in IWPR's Open Minds Pakistan project.

Malala's IWPR Roots

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai began her campaigning work as a 12-year-old IWPR trainee in a Pakistani programme empowering young people through public debate and dialogue.

“In IWPR's Open Minds, we students learned how to express ourselves and the problems of others through the media. We learned so much in the trainings.”

Malala Yousafzai Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate

Founder and executive director of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting in Nigeria, and IWPR partner on a project bringing media and civil society together to fight human rights abuses.
The founder & president of the Media Association for Peace in Lebanon which works with IWPR on Aswat Horra, a regional freedom of expression project.
IWPR project manager who coordinated a project aimed at preventing violent extremism and training religious leaders in how to use social media to communicate with young people.
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