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.
For the first time since 1998, deaths outnumber births, escalating the country’s demographic crisis.
Experts warn that unresolved questions of national self-determination and social problems need to be treated sensitively.
Experts fear that a fall in reported cases obscures a hidden epidemic.
Ongoing reconsideration of the use of Russian language, culture, and music gathers new momentum following Russia’s full-scale invasion.
The plan to allow third-country nationals to cross is seen as the next step towards full normalisation between the two neighbours.
Detentions come amid a crackdown on street protests in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region.
Communication is sketchy in the Russian-occupied city as former residents try to locate loved ones struggling to access fuel, food and water.
"The worst thing was hearing screams of people looking for their relatives".
The Ukraine Voices project supports Ukrainian journalists reporting on the Russian invasion of their country.
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.
The Reckoning Project: Ukraine Testifies
Amplify, Verify, Engage
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.
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