Men are painting on the outside wall of a building. In large letters below them, are the words “#Alerta Machitroll.”

Online Violence Against Women: A Global Issue

February 17, 2016
By Jeanne Bourgault

The rise of the internet and social media brings with it new platforms for freedom of expression. While the upside is clear, in this piece Internews president Jeanne Bourgault explores how women in many countries are being driven away from the online space because of harassment and threats of violence.

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A woman cleaning utensils in Upper Mustang.

The Himalayan Ticking Time Bomb

January 20, 2016
By Jennifer Cobb

In her two years as a journalist, Ayesha Shakya has witnessed the effects of climate change in remote parts of the Himalayas first hand. Whether it is melting glacial lakes or erratic rainfall, Ayesha’s multimedia journalism helps us understand that it is Nepal’s most marginalized communities who are worst affected.

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A journalist in Nepal interviews a woman after the earthquake

Happy New Year from Internews!

December 27, 2015
By Jeanne Bourgault

To celebrate the holidays and the coming new year, we invite you to view highlights from the past year honoring dedicated local journalists and the communities they serve:

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