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31 May 2018

“We have local knowledge that our grandparents taught us.”

"Each indigenous people has its stories, legends, founding myths, and processes for community and of struggle."

“My community is still stigmatized..”

"The only way that we can find more narratives and media presence of trans people is by showing the lives of each one."

“The survivors are not represented, as well as the indirect victims of feminicide”

"The media only sees us as sacks of flesh, as blood, and as victims of violence that offer no resistance to [feminicide]."

30 May 2018

“We are looking for equality, but we are also aiming for equity.”

"Especially at a local level, I would want the words “black feminism” to be present."

29 May 2018

“The youth are a majority. We are living in a new era, and it's our time.”

"I think words such as inclusion, youth contribution to society, the new political youth should be [represented in the media]."

“They would like to tell people what they experienced during the natural disaster that struck the city.”

"...we cannot talk about bad things when there are also many good things done by us [young people] in Esmeraldas."

28 May 2018

“We are not only victims, we are not only a minority, we are indigenous women”

"...we are indigenous women, we are culture, we are tradition, we are land autonomy, we are protectors and the guarantee that we conserve Mother Nature."

30 April 2018

Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 5

The April 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

Magdalene magazine gives a platform to women and other marginalized sectors of Indonesia

"We channel the voices of feminists, pluralists and progressives, or just those who are not afraid to be different, regardless of their genders, colors, or sexual preferences."

Women's Voices in Mexico: “Having your voice heard is a revolutionary act”

"We are looking at how gender affects the way that our stories are told, constructing narratives and using technology to make the transformative role we play more visible."

12 April 2018

Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants Makes Space for Different Narratives

Since 2014, the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants has provided a platform for foreign-born people in Taiwan to share their stories.

2 April 2018

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."

6 March 2018

The Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 Highlighted the Internet’s Amazing Linguistic Diversity

This selection of memes created during the Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 highlights the diversity of languages found online.