I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been bridgeblogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. Social Media is my passion. I like to follow the groundbreaking outreach projects of Rising Voices and write about them.
Latest posts by Rezwan from October, 2008
Empowerment of women in Bangladesh is a important social issue and the citizen journalists of the Nari Jibon project from Bangladesh are trying to do so learning valuable computer, business, and language skills besides learning about citizen media tools such as blogging, photography and video. With these skills they are able to empower themselves with more opportunities. Nari Jibon bloggers also celebrated the Blog Action Day 2008 and discussed about poverty in their country.
Bolivia's recent social unrest was covered by the Voces Bolivianas Bloggers. They posted reports, photos and videos of the march and other protests by tens of thousands of peasants, miners, coca-growers, and other supporters of the government of Evo Morales.
A BarCamp was held in Madagascar on October 4, 2008 in the capital Antananarivo. Organized by the Rising Voices Grantee FOKO it was the first event of such kind in Madagascar.