The majority of this work is produced in local languages and, where possible, disseminated via local online and traditional media platforms to impact the communities, countries and regions where they live.
Global Voices presents a selection of this rich global content, which is produced with extensive training and mentoring from IWPR expert teams. Story production itself is a critical component of IWPR’s methodology, combining on-the-job mentoring with opportunities to report and be heard by an international audience.
Moroz: “If You Want a Change, Go Out and Make It”
The theatre director who sheltered those fleeing Russian rockets - and continued to make children laugh.
Paevska: “All of Ukraine Supports Volunteers”
Medic who filmed the horrors of Mariupol speaks about helping others and the right of her country to choose its own path.
Musaieva: “Without Courage, Journalism Dies”
The chief editor of Ukrainska Pravda, Ukraine’s oldest online newspaper, on the cost of propaganda and the value of investigating corruption.
Prytula: “It Depends On You”
How an entertainment celebrity raised tens of millions to buy drones for Ukraine.
Khromova: Serving Coffee Under Fire
Kharkiv café-cum-bar Protagoniste kept its doors open throughout the war, offering an island of normality amid shelling and air raids.
Kondratova: Saving Kharkhiv’s Babies
The doctor never left her clinic, providing critical support to mothers and newborns.
Kamyshin: Leading Ukraine’s Iron Diplomacy
How a manager tasked with reforming a train network became a wartime director of operations.
Torture in the Chernihiv Region
Case brought over brutal detention and abuse of local man randomly shot at and imprisoned.
Tuesday, 21 February ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Ukraine Justice Report
Amplify, Verify, Engage
"Always when I think of press freedom I think of my colleague Jamal Khashoggi... Jamal’s work is not over – it lives on in the spirit of every reporter working to bring truth to light."
Janine di Giovanni
Senior Fellow at Yale University
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.