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December, 2009

Stories from December, 2009

22 December 2009

FOKO: The BOMBS have arrived

FOKO Madagascar has announced the Best Of Malagasy Blogs (BOMBS) awards to introduce more bloggers to the global conversation and show the world the diversity of Malagasy culture. In other...

Drop-in Center: Playing Many Roles at the Same Time

The leader of the Ukrainian harm reduction movement Pavel Kutsev shares his thoughts on what it means to be a public activist and a representative of a marginalized group at...

17 December 2009

Blogging the Dream: From Dream to Reality

For over a year, the Orizonturi Foundation’s “Blogging the Dream” project has been laying the groundwork for a collaborative blog written by their mental health service users. A few months...

11 December 2009

Interview with Ghaida'a Al Absi

Ghaida'a al-Absi is the leader of Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques in Yemen, which provides digital media training courses to Yemeni women activists.

10 December 2009

AIDS Rights Congo: Blogging Against Gender Violence

As part of The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, which ends today, the AZUR Development organization's AIDS Rights Congo project has been using blogging and other citizen media...

7 December 2009

Drop-in Center: How Rehab should Work

Pavel Kutsev, the leader of Drop-in Center, a non-profit organization dealing with issues of people living with drug addiction, recently shared his opinion about the effectiveness of work of drug...

6 December 2009

Voces Bolivianas: Bolivian Election 2.0

As the Bolivian voters go for polls for a general election today (6 December 2009), a number of Bolivian netizens are using Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, flickr, youtube,...

5 December 2009

HiperBarrio Maps San Javier La Loma with Open Street Maps

Led by two passionate open source enthusiasts, Fredy Rivera and Elkin Botero, the members of the HiperBarrio collective of youth citizen journalists in Medellín, Colombia have created the first freely...