IWPR helped organise a mass airdrop of messages of solidarity from ordinary Iraqis to residents of Mosul suffering under Islamic State (IS) occupation.
We never heard of such thing during a war; usually airplanes drop bombs and [this] airplane is dropping love letters.
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.
These stories can be presented as the ultimate testimonies of the difficult times experienced by all Cubans.
IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict and transition to help them drive change.
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Giving Voice, Driving Change
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.
The Georgian government criminalised female genital mutilation (FGM) following an IWPR investigation that revealed the practice was ongoing in the east of the country.
The Koran does not say that circumcision is a duty.
While some asylum seekers have been moved to temporary accommodation, the underlying issues remain unresolved.
Analysts see build-up as part of a multi-pronged provocation against the West.
As Azerbaijan captures 13 Armenian servicemen amid the worst fighting since the 2020 war, the fate of other prisoners of war remains uncertain.
Attacked from the east and ignored by the West, the city's plight set a precedent for the coming years of conflict.
Rights groups fear that a bill framed to safeguard children could limit free speech and intensify government control.
It’s hard to protect yourself from the virus without proper facilities.
Amid trauma of defeat, there has been little discussion of the ethical implications of state-sponsored programme.
Experts deem political pressure to have paid off in energy negotiations.
“I want to give the social message that everyone is equal, that’s the goal of my videos.”
Experts say that internal politics and a lack of strong reaction from the West have weakened response to ex head-of-state’s arrest.
Unlike previous incomers, recent arrivals are expected to be awarded asylum or complementary protection.
All students have to learn in Russian, in a move condemned as “an obvious manifestation of racial discrimination”.
The country is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, but production and consumption of fossil fuel continues to grow.
Infections are on the rise as conspiracy theories fuel scepticism, further hobbling immunisation efforts.
Enmity and toxic rhetoric dominate discourse amid a second round of critical local elections.
We at IWPR are deeply saddened and concerned by the situation in Afghanistan and our thoughts go out to all those affected. If you are a former employee or partner of IWPR in Afghanistan and need to contact us about your situation please use the address below.
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Request follows on from two-year project monitoring, reporting and analysing online hate speech.
Innovative TV format helps dispel fake news and fear-mongering around the virus.
How one reporter calmly combatted disinformation spread by a religious leader.
Mombasa reporter describes how solid research and frank conversations can combat Covid-19 disinformation.
IWPR colleague poised to take her activism forward into the world of politics.
Training focuses on producing appealing content while upholding international standards of reporting.
Disinformation is a major global threat , especially in conflict and post-conflict areas. IWPR performs a vital mission, building up local voices as a bulwark against this challenge.
Democratic accountability comes from journalists investigating their own societies – IWPR provides a much needed platform and support for those reporting from some of the most dangerous and difficult places in the world.
IWPR fills a critical gap by helping local journalists to focus on human rights and justice issues. In the process, it contributes to democratic transitions, and demonstrates that the best war reporting is not about military conflict, but human consequences.
"The stakes could not be higher: for the individuals, for their communities, and for a world which against a deluge of lies above all needs honest information."
IWPR FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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