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RV At 5: Witnessing The Rise Of Yemeni Women

  26 June 2012

One of the notable Rising Voices grantee project was “Empowerment of Yemeni Women Activists in New Media Techniques”, led by Ghaida'a Al Absi. She thought that the EWAMT project is like a candle among other candles, which are lighting up the darkness in Yemen. And it proved right as some of the female participants were bold enough to write about the political upheavals during the Yemen revolution in 2011.

EWAMT: The Goal of Teaching 200 Yemeni Women to Blog

  18 December 2011

Ghaida'a al-Absi of the Rising Voices grantee project Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques - Yemen (EWAMT) reflects about the attained goal of training 200 Yemeni women about blogging despite the numerous challenges presented.

EWAMT: 112 Yemeni Women Received Citizen Media Training

  8 February 2010

The first phase of the project ‘Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques‘ has been completed. In spite of technical challenges like frequent electricity outages and slow internet, the project trained 112 female bloggers surpassing the target of 100 participants. A certificate distribution ceremony for active bloggers will take place this month.

Giving a Voice To The Women Activists In Yemen

  9 April 2009

The new Rising Voices grantee from Yemen "Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques" will organize new media training courses for female politicians, activists, and human right workers. The trainings will give the targeted community the ability to use Internet in order to publish their point of views, documenting their activities and will give them the space to voice their opinions about issues they are fighting for. Learn more about the leader of the project Ghaida'a Al Absi, her work and her goals.

New Citizen Media Projects Foster Rising Voices in Ivory Coast, Liberia, China, Mongolia, and Yemen

  9 March 2009

Of the 270 project proposals we received from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web, the following five are most representative of the innovation, purpose and goodwill that Rising Voices aims to support. Please join me in welcoming our new Rising Voices grantees.