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These posts are from Rising Voices, a Global Voices project that helps create and develop citizen media in places where people don't normally have access to it.

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17 December 2014

OjoVoz App Helps Underrepresented Communities Go Digital With Their Storytelling

OjoVoz is an Android mobile app that allows underrepresented communities to collaboratively share digital stories through images and sound.

11 November 2014

Myanmar's Child Refugees Share Their Stories Through Visual Art

Based on a series of workshops with young refugees from Burma, American author Erika Berg is planning a book that compiles artwork by the children in her seminars.

9 November 2014

A Network of Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Mexico

Rising Voices co-organized a gathering for Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Oaxaca, Mexico to help build a network to help revitalize indigenous languages through the use of participatory digital media.

18 October 2014

More Than 40 Million People Await the Launch of Odia Wikisource

Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books.

9 October 2014

Drones Over the Amazon on the Lookout for Environment Threats

After a workshop conducted in August 2014, indigenous leaders from Amazon regions in Peru started to discover the role drones can play in monitoring environmental threats to the rainforest.

5 October 2014

Introducing the Women's Rights Campaigning Info-Activism Toolkit

The toolkit is a new resource to help activists equip themselves to run effective campaigns. It is now available in four languages.

16 September 2014

Presenting the 2014 Rising Voices Amazonia Grantees

Rising Voices welcomes seven new grantees from the latest microgrant competition for citizen media outreach projects in Amazonian communities.

13 September 2014

HiperBarrio/Convergentes: A Virtual Community Evolves While Preserving Its Essence

While in Medellin, Colombia, Global Voices contributor Juan Arellano stops by for a visit with his friends at HiperBarrio/Convergentes, one of Rising Voices' grant projects.

22 August 2014

Inuit Filmmakers Are Documenting Their Traditional Way of Life in the Small Canadian Hamlet of Arviat

Since 2010, the Arviat Film Society has been creating videos to promote Inuit language and culture in the Arviat community. Rising Voices interviews Eric Anoee, Jr. about his work.

18 August 2014

A Gathering of Indigenous Language Digital Activism in Oaxaca, Mexico

Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, is co-organizing the Indigenous Language Digital Activism Gathering to take place in Oaxaca, Mexico in October 2014.

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