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July, 2012

Stories from July, 2012

30 July 2012

Physical Spaces as Catalysts for Greater Digital Participation

Join New Tactics, Rising Voices, SMEX, and other practitioners for an online dialogue on “Physical Spaces as Catalysts for Greater Digital Citizen Participation” from August 8-14, 2012.

Languages: Crowd-Sourced Online Nouchi Dictionary

Nouchi started out as a street slang used by disenfranchised youths in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, but has since gained prominence and even given rise to a writing system. A...

10 July 2012

Kibera: Power Women Challenging HIV Stigma

As a part of the journey to the Kibera neighborhood in Nairobi by the Global Voices Community members, a small group met with a group of HIV-positive women whose daily...

9 July 2012

Mapping Kibera – A Visit To Nairobi's Slums

On the July 1, 2012, a groups of Global Voices members went to the neighborhoods of Kibera, in Kenya to meet members of Map Kibera and learn about their work....

7 July 2012

Citizen Journalism with Map Kibera During GV Summit

As part of the activities of the recent Global Voices Citizen Media Summit held in Nairobi, Kenya on July 2-3, Rising Voices partnered with the local organization Map Kibera Trust...

2 July 2012

RV at 5: Blogging Positively Sparks HIV/AIDS Conversation

In the past 4 years the Blogging Positively group has produced an e-guide, map of bloggers covering HIV issues and led other initiatives to expand the citizen media conversation on...