Close

Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices!

Donate now

Stories about Feature

4 May 2020

Q&A: Meet Zubair Torwali, Torwali language activist

Please meet Zubair Torwali, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 6-12, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Torwali language of Pakistan.

14 April 2020

#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.

12 April 2020

Interview with Chontalita Vázquez, Chontal language digital activist

Learn more about Chontalita Vázquez. She will manage the @ActLenguas Twitter account during the week of March 16-22, 2020 and will tell about her work with the Chontal language.

5 April 2020

Interview with Tzintia Montaño, Mixtec language digital activist

Learn more about Tzintia Montaño. She will manage the @ActLenguas Twitter account during the week of March 9-15, 2020 and will tell about her work with the da’an davi, or...

30 March 2020

Interview with Liz Julissa Camacho Zuñiga, Quechua language digital activist

This post is about Liz Julissa Camacho Zuñiga, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during the week of March 2-8, 2020, and about her work related to the Quechua...

7 February 2020

RV Newsletter: Rising Voices meetup in Taipei brings together language activists

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

2 January 2020

RV Newsletter: new report examines how artificial intelligence impacts human rights in the Global South

he Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

23 December 2019

Meet Sev Pach and Khouy Nherm, the hosts of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account from December 24 – 30, 2019

Read this Q&A with Sev Pach and Khouy Nherm, the hosts of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account from December 2- 9, 2019. They will talk about daily conversations in indigenous languages like...

9 December 2019

Meet Jerome Herrera, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for December 10-16, 2019

Read this Q&A with Jerome Herrera, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during December 3-9, 2019. He will be sharing about his work with the Chabacano language.

2 December 2019

Meet Kaisanan Ahuan, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for December 3-9, 2019

Read this Q&A with Kaisanan Ahuan, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during December 3-9, 2019. He will be sharing about his work with the Taokas language.

27 November 2019

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.

26 November 2019

Museums of the mind: Why we should preserve endangered languages

Sustaining endangered languages involves transforming how speakers are perceived in their communities, how languages are portrayed in the local and national media, and how the matter is treated by governments.

24 November 2019

Quichua, a language that sets us free

"Quichua was for me a language with which I cohabited, but I didn’t really know."