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20 August 2014

Countering Slavery in Mauritania With Digital Storytelling

The existence of human slavery in Mauritania is ongoing and exists outside the rule of law. This has inspired a Rising Voices micrograntee project to train former slaves in social media to raise awareness.

15 August 2014

The Amp #19: August 1 to 15

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

2 August 2014

Mapping for Niger Turns One, Community Reflects

The Mapping for Niger grantee project celebrates its first anniversary with all its contributors, who reflect on what participating in the project has meant to them.

1 August 2014

The Amp #18: July 18 to August 1

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

31 July 2014

A New Technological Journey for the Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation

In this Rising Voices grantee project update, Valita Stabler looks forward to the new opportunities provided by social media for revitalizing the Umoⁿhoⁿ language.

30 July 2014

Community Radio Soap Opera Starts Researching What Ugandans Think About Democracy

An update from one of this year's micrograntees as they start the research phase of their community-driven radio soap opera, intended to increase voting and understanding of local governance in Lira, Uganda.

29 July 2014

Los Inespertos Set Off to Find the Information in the Streets

Los Inespertos, participants from the Rising Voices grantee Radio Los Inestables, put their audio podcasting skills into practice when they took to the streets to interview protesters in Córdoba, Argentina.

28 July 2014

Building Clogher Power!

What is a Clogher? Sopheap Chak from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights explains how they plan to train and support new female bloggers from rural communities across Cambodia as part of the new Rising Voices grantee project.

23 July 2014

A One-Sided Story: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Media Landscape

One of this year's micrograntees, The Post-Conflict Research Center, is taking steps to address the issue of media manipulation in Bosnia. Read more about why it's needed and what they plan to do.

22 July 2014

Good News from Pakistan: Jalaibi.com Kicks Off

Another Rising Voices grantee project, Jaliaibi.com is a new initiative from Pakistan to raise up new stories against the usual narrative, and share positive news from the country.