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Thalia Rahme

A Lebanese journalist who thanks to GV is discovering social media and technology tools little by little and falling in love it, esp when realizing the Miracles it can do, like in Rising Voices case:) Follow me @Thalloula or read me

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Latest posts by Thalia Rahme

25 June 2014

How a Local Newspaper in India Is Empowering Rural Women to Write About Their Communities

Khabar Lahariya is an award-winning rural weekly newspaper published in local languages and run by 40 women. We spoke with editorial coordinator Poorvi Bhargava to find out more.

23 June 2014

Palestine: Putting Daily Life in the Picture

Visualizing Palestine strives make international public opinion aware of daily hardships in Palestine. They transform numbers into creative narrative visuals, and were recently given a jury's award for best Social...

1 April 2014

The Blog Bus: Palestine's Travelling Media Conference

Blog Bus is in an initiative bringing bloggers, journalists, and activists together to travel through Palestinian regions to report on local situations.

24 January 2014

MENA: Learning about Digital Safety, Online

There is an increasing need for activists to protect their identities, data and network while at the same time pursue their struggle for a free Arab world. The Cyber Arabs...

2 July 2013

Food: A Source of Empowerment in Nablus

Curious to know about Levantine and Palestinian Food? Bait al Karama runs cooking classes at a local women's centre, functioning as a social enterprise and with the aim of promoting...

20 February 2013

Learning Ojibwe with Jennifer Bobiwash

"I realized this was an opportunity for me to learn more about my own heritage. And if others watch my videos and learn, it's a plus. I think by the...

25 April 2012

Ségou Villages: Boukary Konaté Is A Finalist At BOBs

Rising Voices grantee and a translator for Global Voices in French Boukary Konaté puts another feather on the cap this year. Boukary has been listed among the finalists in the...

30 October 2011

Ségou Villages: The Wisdom of Bambara Proverbs

Proverbs are short expressions of popular wisdom. In Mali, many of these sayings can be found in the Bambara language, which is the most widely understood language in the country,...

31 August 2011

Ségou Villages: Praying for Rain

During the month of August, residents of the Ségou region in Mali suffered from a scarcity of rain. This had negative repercussions on their agricultural activities, threatening the entire season....

22 August 2011

Featured Blogger: Oumar Dembélé

Meet Oumar Dembélé, a primary schoolteacher in Cinzana-Gare, one of Ségou Region villages. Oumar is also one of the participants in the Rising Voices grantee project Ségou Villages Connection. In...