Stories about Digital Media
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
Meet Wali Ntumba, a Tshilubà language activist attempting to engage younger generations through digital resources
Through creating online learning materials, Wali hopes to inspire youth to gain confidence in their Tshilubà language skills.
From Nepal, Bikram Rana has worked to promote the Rana Tharu language through a variety of digital mediums.
Umasoye is a digital language activist from Nigeria that is using media tools to make the preservation and teaching of the Ekpeye language fun and engaging for younger generations.
Through her work with the initiative Ghana Natural Language Processing, Cynthia Amoaba has strived to increase the presence of Ghanaian languages in digital spaces.
Prasanta Hembram works to make more online resources, educational content, and apps available in the Santali language.
La Pesada Subversiva hopes to "invade" online spaces with content about anti-patriarchal demands from the voices of the protagonists themselves.
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.
Animation is an effective way of teaching young Africans life skills and languages that are often not taught in schools, as most African governments adopt official languages while discouraging native ones.
The reliable online platform, created by a group of Swiss Tibetans, allows candidates and voters to communicate effectively, and although it overcame some challenges, others are work in progress.
"For us, the International Day of Indigenous Peoples is not a celebration of labels, customs or exoticisms, it is a day that must acknowledge the systematic attempt to erase us."
Global Voices interviewed the leads of four projects that aim to help women facing violence during the pandemic.
"COVID-19 mini-wikithons provide a safe space for people to talk in their native Balinese language about their challenges and coping strategies of the pandemic in Balinese communities."