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.
Aid Begins to Flow into North West Syria
Local activists continue to criticise international community for not doing enough to support relief efforts.
Syrian Activists Condemn “Failure” of UN Aid Efforts
Fears that Damascus regime had politicised delivery of humanitarian relief to areas outside its control.
Tortured for a Lesser “Crime” in Kherson
Interrogated over his past political record, detainee escapes worse treatment for his current activism.
Ukraine: International Support for War Crimes Investigations
Aid efforts extend from legal expertise to practical assistance in crime scene investigation.
“Go Ahead and Rape Ukrainian Women”
Soldier’s wife accused of inciting her husband to commit sexual violence.
Tuesday, 14 February ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
“Shelling Just for Shelling”
Indiscriminate Russian attacks continue across the frozen frontline.
Kyrgyzstan Seals Border Deal, Dissenters Remain in Jail
Protests against the land swaps the agreement entails have led to a heavy-handed response.
Russian Soldier Accused of Rape
Man faces eight to 12 years in prison if convicted and will be tried in absentia.
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.