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December, 2011

Stories from December, 2011

20 December 2011

Russia: Global Protests At Russian Embassies Mark World AIDS Day

Recently the activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine (ASTAU) posted an overview of the latest events all over the globe marking the World AIDS Day. The...

18 December 2011

Bolivia: The Public Event of Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

Bolivia: Day 2 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

Nomad Green: More Awareness On Preserving The environment Required

Deforestation, rapid urbanization, exploiting natural resources, deteriorating air quality are some the threats Mongolia face these days. The citizen journalists of Nomad Green, the Rising Voices Grantee in Mongolia are...

EWAMT: The Goal of Teaching 200 Yemeni Women to Blog

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...

16 December 2011

Bolivia: Day 1 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

12 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video for Advocacy

As a part of ORT treatment advocacy efforts, Ukrainian harm reduction activists produce videos which describe the situation around this problem, tell stories of real people who suffer because of...

9 December 2011

Languages: Content Aggregation For Underrepresented Voices

During the Online Dialogue “Using Citizen Media Tools to Promote Under-Represented Languages” some interesting issues came up including the need for aggregation of online contents to preserve less spoken languages....

For a Bolivian Digital Space with Greater Participation

Rising Voices is organizing a three-gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia on December 12-14, 2011. The focus of the gathering “Conectándonos” (Connecting) is to provide support and training to 35 participants from...

6 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video in Promoting Harm Reduction Ideas

Activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine film and post personal stories of the therapy patients to demonstrate how the opiate replacement therapy could change the life...

4 December 2011

Blind Dates: The Sounds of Web Radio in Thessaloniki

Blind Dates Radio is a web radio station ran by members of the blind community in Thessaloniki. In addition to providing an opportunity to share their favorite music, the radio...

Blogging Positively: Observing World AIDS Day Via Tweets

On December 1, 2011 Rising Voices invited global users to tweet about how World AIDS Day is being commemorated in different communities. Rising Voices recommended use of the hashtag #BlogPos...