Latest posts by Rising Voices
From Senegal, El Hadji Ibrahima DIAGO has created a podcast to explore the intersection of the Wolof language and tech.
From Nigeria, Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala has been working to promote the Igbo language by sharing knowledge in digital platforms such as Wikipedia.
From South Africa, Siki Dlanga has been working with the South African Indigenous Languages Action Forum to promote linguistic diversity in all types of spaces.
From Spain, Inaciu Galán has been an advocate for the Asturian language so that future generations continue to love the language.
From South Africa, Oratile Olivia Gabaphethe has been promoting the Setswana language by creating scripts for film, helping to change perceptions about the use of her language in creative spaces.
Rising Voices, the digital inclusion initiative of Global Voices, is seeking a Writer to support a research project about the digital security and safety needs of global language communities.
Sharissa Neault and Noah Malazdrewicz make fun videos in their languages to help Indigenous youth who think their culture and language are lost to reconnect with them.
Digital discourse: How going online is keeping Kadazan and other indigenous languages alive in Borneo
"The indigenous languages don’t have to stay in dusty cabinets. We can use technology to have our languages and cultures available online."
Join Rising Voices at the Digital Rights & Inclusion Form as we speak to four African language digital activists to explore how digital rights issues need to take linguistic diversity into consideration.
The session on Thursday 10 December will explore the impact of misinformation on linguistic and ethnic minorities in Africa and Asia, and how members of these communities are fighting back.
The "Apthapi Digital" project seeks to share digital security resources for a wide variety of Aymara-speaking audiences in accessible formats.
The First Peoples' Cultural Council's resource guide "Check Before You Tech" is now available in Spanish for Latin American Indigenous communities.
Please join us in the 4th in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Tuesday, September 8, 2020