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Stories about RV in Egypt

22 September 2010

Egypt: Continuing to Explore the Taboos of Sex Workers and Machismo

The bloggers of the project "Exploring Taboos" continue to delve into subjects not often discussed in the Egyptian blogosphere. Here is a selection of some of these translated posts dealing...

29 August 2010

The First Posts from the Exploring Taboos Project

The “Exploring Taboos” project conducted by the Nazra team has finally started with a workshop attended by five participants. The first day the training was about video journalism, the second...

20 August 2010

Minya: A Visit to the Bride of Upper Egypt

Rising Voices recently visited the village of Dawadeyya in the Minya governorate in Egypt, which is known as the "Bride of Upper Egypt." This is where the Women of Minya...

8 August 2010

Inclusiveness Of Citizen Media In Egypt

In the latest post of the series highlighting the current state of citizen media in Egypt, Eman AbdElRahman tries to answer the question: "are all the voices on the Egyptian...

28 July 2010

[Video] Introduction to Women of Minya Day by Day

Nevine Ebeid is coordinating the project Women of Minya Day by Day of the New Women Foundation in Cairo, which is working with NGOs in the Minya Governorate located 250...

27 July 2010

[Video] Introduction to Mokattam Blog Tales

Nesma Gewily is the coordinator of the Mokattam Blog Tales project in the Masaken Alzelzal - Alhadba Alwosta neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt. In this video, Nesma describes the project, in...

24 July 2010

[Video] Introduction to Exploring Taboos Project

Fatma Emam, one of the team members from Nazra, provides a history and overview of the initiative, as well as an introduction to the "Exploring Taboos" project. These workshops are...

9 July 2010

Egypt: The Cultural Side of a Blogosphere

Whenever the Egyptian blogosphere is mentioned, the focus is often on the activist bloggers who campaign for political issues. However, there is another side of this rich blogosphere - those...

1 July 2010

Egypt: Talking Openly About Sexuality

Even though a 2006 Google Trends report indicated that Egyptians were in the Top 2 countries in the world to look for the term "sex" on the search engine, that...

18 June 2010

Egypt: Who is and is not Producing Citizen Media?

Who is producing citizen media in Egypt? And who is not? This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the current state of citizen media in Egypt, as...

28 May 2010

Announcing the Newest Grantees From Egypt

Rising Voices is pleased to announce the 3 newest members to join its global community of citizen media projects. These 3 Egypt-based projects will receive microgrant funding so that they...

19 April 2010

Ask Rising Voices Your Application Questions

As part of Rising Voices' outreach to potential applicants for our latest round of microgrant funding for citizen media projects in Egypt, which will be due on Friday, April 30,...

14 April 2010

Rising Voices Seeks Micro-Grant Proposals for Citizen Media Outreach in Egypt

Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices Online, in collaboration with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, is now accepting project proposals from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or individuals for microgrant funding...