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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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22 March 2015

Giving Voice and Hope to the ‘Forgotten’ Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."

21 March 2015

Cambodia’s Women Bloggers (Cloghers) Document Challenges of Rural Life

As part of the Rising Voices project, Cloghers (female bloggers) from Cambodia, share stories of garment workers, students in rural schools and a river clean up initiative in Phnom Penh.

18 March 2015

Looking Beyond Boko Haram: Rediscovering the Ténéré Desert in Niger

Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.

A Crowdsourced Project to Map the Amazon

Mapazonia is a crowdsourced collaborative mapping project focused in the Amazon region in South America.

26 February 2015

Australians Shake Up Internet With Indigenous #MotherLanguage Tweets

Australians joined people from around the world for International Mother Language Day by tweeting in indigenous languages.

20 February 2015

Video Project Documents the Life and Struggles of West Papuans

"They are the stories behind the conflict: the struggles for education, the environment, equality, and dignity."

5 January 2015

Language Revitalization in Oklahoma and Texas: 2014 Year in Review

Colleen Fitzgerald, Director of CoLang 2014 reflects on the accomplishments in language revitalization in Oklahoma and Texas, where digital media also played an important role in the past year's work.

2 January 2015

Rising Voices: The Year 2014 in Review

Rising Voices invites you to take a look back at our 2014 activities supporting new communities in their use of citizen media for self-expression and digital storytelling.

31 December 2014

Traditional Iñupiaq Story Comes To Life Through Video Game

A traditional Native Alaskan story called "Kunuuksaayuka" has become a video game thanks to a collaborative initiative that seeks to preserve their culture and language.

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.

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