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#IdentityMatrix: a Twitter conversation on identity and digital rights in Africa

Activists from Burkina Faso, Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, will lead a social media conversation in their mother tongue on the intersection of languages, ethnicity and digital rights in Africa.

#MarginalizedAadhaar: Is India's Aadhaar enabling more exclusion in social welfare for marginalized communities?

India's biometric-based digital ID Aadhaar seems to bring more exclusion to marginalized communities rather than solving it.

CGNet Swara is using Bluetooth to source content and share news with Indian villages

CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.

The Indian state of Odisha publishes online dictionaries in 21 indigenous languages

India is home to over 780 languages and approximately 220-250 languages have died over the last 50 years.

Meet Marisol Mena Antezana, host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for May 13-19

Learn more about Marisol Mena Antezana, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 29 - May 5, 2019 to talk about her work with the Quechua language.

Connecting the villages of the Suusamyr Valley in Kyrgyzstan

The Internet Society (ISOC) Kyrgyzstan Chapter is setting up a community network in the village of Suusamyr in Chui, the northernmost region in Kyrgyzstan.

We Matter: An Internet Campaign That Shares Hope and Healing with Indigenous Youth

"With our positive stories, we are not saying that everything is easy. We are saying that things might get hard but there is always a way forward."

An Interactive ‘Garden’ Lets You Travel the World Through Radio Broadcasts

Since late 2016, the interactive Radio Garden project has allowed users to explore the world through radio broadcasts.

Promoting a More Linguistically Diverse Internet Through the Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018

The Second Mother Language Meme Challenge will take place February 14-21, 2018 with an open invitation to anyone to create a meme in a minority, indigenous, or endangered language.

A Collaborative Project Maps the World’s Vulnerable Communities Before Disaster Strikes

The Missing Maps project combines the work of volunteers contributing remotely, on-the-ground community leaders, and humanitarian organizations.

Celebrate Linguistic Diversity Online With the Mother Language Meme Challenge

Celebrate linguistic diversity on the internet by creating a meme in an endangered, indigenous, minority or heritage language for the Mother Language Meme Challenge.

The Rising Voices – NewsFrames Initiative is Hiring a Community Lead

Global Voices is seeking a Community Lead for a new initiative working with the issue of representation of marginalized communities in mainstream and social media.

Study Will Explore Best Practices for Creating Free Knowledge in Indigenous Languages on Wikipedia

Who is promoting indigenous-language Wikipedia sites? What are their motivations? What challenges do they face? These are a few of the questions we will try to answer in a new...