Latest posts by Laura Morris from February, 2014
Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of expression and to uphold human rights on the Internet and around the world.
As the current phase of the Mapping for Niger project draws to an end, the Rising Voices micrograntee celebrated with a ceremony at the University of Niamey.
Everyday Africa, a collective blog using photography to break down stereotypes about Africa, focuses on mobile phone photos, representing the rising wave of technology in Africa. They are creating curriculum for teens, combatting assumptions learnt from the mainstream media about "other" people and places.
Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...
Tasharuk is a recent project to aggregate resources for social media activists which are available in Arabic. Tasharuk, meaning collaborate in Arabic, lists and categorizes knowledge resources - many of which are open-licensed.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, many students commute from rural communities every day by bus to attend school in town. For young students, this often means long hours waiting for buses with nothing to do. Located just next to a bus station, the librarians at the Zavidovići Public Library created a program where students could be trained in new technologies and use their formerly empty time productively.
World Pulse has put forward a new project to find out what challenges women face around the world when it comes to technology - and how they are using new digital tools to change their communities. Share your story with them!