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Join us for cross-regional online exchanges about language digital activism

Through a new collaboration between Rising Voices and the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, we'll explore how language digital activism may play a meaningful role in the future of language revitalization.

MarginalizedAadhaar: Digital identity in the time of COVID-19

India's digital identification system is putting marginalised communities at a greater disadvantage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q&A: Meet Walis Taywang, Seediq language activist

Please meet Walis Taywang, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 01-07, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Seediq language, spoken in Taiwan.

Interview with Alcides Javier Torres Gutt, Guaraní language digital activist

Find more about Alcides Javier Torres Gutt. He will manage the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 15-21, 2020 and will talk about his work for the Guaraní language.

Q&A: Meet Sok Socheat, Bunong language activist

Please meet Sok Socheat, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during June 17-23, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Bunong language, spoken in Cambodia.

Interview with Mito Reyes, Ayöök (Mixe) language activist

Learn more about Jaime López Reyes, host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during 4-10 May 2020, and about his work with the Ayöök (Mixe) language.

#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."