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14 September 2014

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Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation: Project Update

Rising Voices grantee The Post-Conflict Research Center recently launched its Balkan Diskurs platform, which will be the space where the participants will be able to share their views following the upcoming October workshops to take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

12 September 2014

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Taking the Mayan Language Tz'utujil to Social Media

It started with a Facebook Group and Page for the grantee project in San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala that is working with local youth to revitalize the Mayan language T'zutujil through the use of social media. Israel Quic writes about these early activities.

7 September 2014

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Rising Voices grantee Jalaibi shares some of the lessons learned after the first workshops held in Islamabad, as it looks forward to the next activities in Karachi.

3 September 2014

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The Community's Questions Will Be the Foundation of our Radio Soap

What does the community think about the state of Ugandan democracy? Following field research conducted by the RV grantee project Common Community, the team will now begin to write the script for the audio podcast soap to explore those issues.

2 September 2014

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Never a Shortage of Topics for Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan

The Girl Activists of Kyrgyzstan grantee project continues its workshops by exploring potential topics that the participants want to share through blogging.

1 September 2014

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End of the Summer Team Building and Looking Forward to the School Year

Youth from the RV grantee project Against the Current took part in creative activities during their summer break. These team building activities are setting the table for future multimedia Umoⁿhoⁿ language revitalization activities.

29 August 2014

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The Amp #20: August 15 to 29

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.

26 August 2014

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Girl Activists: Telling Our Own Digital Stories in Kyrgyzstan

Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan are sharing their knowledge with girls from surrounding villages so they can speak for themselves collectively about the issues important to them.

22 August 2014

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Cloghers-to-Be: Young Cambodian Women Start Setting Up Their Blogs

The Cloghers, Rising Voices' Cambodian micrograntee, has begun their training to empower young women to learn to create and write their own blogs.

20 August 2014

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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.