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Stories about Nari Jibon

8 July 2008

Travel with a Purpose

When asked "how can we help" by an audience member at the Global Voices Summit in Budapest, Hungary, Mialy Andriamananjara of the FOKO Madagascar project said it was skills not...

29 May 2008

First anniversary of the Nari Jibon Blog

On the first anniversary of the Nari Jibon Blog we have asked the people behind Nari Jibon of Bangladesh, its educators and a participant about the challenges of the citizen...

20 May 2008

Rising Voices at the Global Voices Summit 2008

Five representatives from Rising Voices will present their experiences - either as trainers or trainees - in citizen media outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, Madagascar, and Kenya at this year's...

3 May 2008

[Video] Dhaka's Slums

Nari Jibon's team of bloggers take us on a tour of Dhaka's slums, describing how it is that Bangladeshis live in some of the very poorest parts of the capital...

Featured Posts: April 19 – May 3

One of the most exciting developments from last week's batch of posts is that many Rising Voices participants are using their blogs as more than just spaces of communication. They...

28 April 2008

[Video] First Day of Spring

Taslima Akter, Sherin Sultana, and fellow bloggers from the Nari Jibon project take us on a tour of Dhaka University during celebrations for the first day of spring.

24 April 2008

Nari Jibon: celebrating Bangla new year

The participants of the Nari Jibon project of Bangladesh continued to portray their culture, lifestyle and unique things to the world with citizen media tools. They celebrated the Bangla new...

15 March 2008

Kathryn Ward on the Benefits of Blogging for Bangladeshi Women

For this week's Rising Voices podcast we listen in on a live interview with Nari Jibon founder Kathryn Ward from WBDX's Big Muddy radio program in Carbondale, Illinois. Kathy describes...

8 March 2008

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Poetry Jam

In celebration of International Women's Day, Rising Voices grantee and Nari Jibon founder, Kathryn Ward, came up with the idea of a friendly poetry competition among Rising Voices bloggers. Participants...

2 March 2008

Three Women Leaders Make Their Voices Heard

When Rising Voices first launched in May of last year, we hoped that at least some of the participants of the outreach projects would emerge as strong leaders and capable...

28 February 2008

Nari Jibon: Spring is in the air

In this weeks update on the Rising Voices grantee Nari Jibon project we look at how the women bloggers are continuing to produce interesting blog contents using texts, photos and...

1 February 2008

Come Explore New Videos at Rising Voices

The first round of Rising Voices outreach projects have already been training participants in underrepresented communities how to use the tools of citizen media for just over seven months now....

25 January 2008

Nari Jibon: Bloggers discussing education, emancipation and poverty

Since July Nari Jibon Project staff and students have posted more than 170 articles (in both Bangla and English). Today we feature their stories about their livelihoods and their perspectives...