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· May, 2009

Stories about Feature from May, 2009

27 May 2009

A New Era of Human Rights Advocacy

Representatives from several Rising Voices projects took part in this month's "Soul of the New Machine" conference convened by the University of California at Berkeley's Human Rights Center. Their comments...

Drop-In Center: Will Controlling Meds Cause More Harm?

Drop-In Center continues to discuss the issues of people living with drug addictions. Recently, the organization's leader Pavel Kutsev reacted to the Ukrainian government's decision to tighten rules around the...

26 May 2009

EWAMT-Yemen: First Workshop On Blogging Completed

Last month we introduced Ghaida'a Al Absi's project Empowerment of Yemeni Women Activists in New Media Techniques which will train a number of women activists of Yemen in collaboration with...

21 May 2009

Voces Bolivianas: Cristina Quisbert Won The BlogHer International Activist Scholarship

Cristina Quisbert, a member of the Voces Bolivianas community, has won the BlogHer '09 International Activist BlogHer Scholarship. She was selected as one of the 5 bloggers around the world...

18 May 2009

Blogging the Dream: Strategies and Challenges

The Orizonturi Foundation’s “Blogging the Dream” project has completed its practicum period and continues to develop and expand its Blogging Club, despite facing challenges.

14 May 2009

FOKO: Doing More For The Community

Although many FOKO members were starting classes at University, April was a busy month with activities for FOKO Blog Club. FOKO bloggers participated in a number of events like get...

13 May 2009

Drop-In Center: Addressing the Health Needs of Drug Users

The organization Drop-In Center raises the issue of the specific health needs of people living with a drug addiction. With the existing system, it is difficult for people on substitution...

9 May 2009

Ceasefire Liberia: Project Website Launched

The website of the Rising Voices grantee Ceasefire Liberia project has been launched with a lot of promise. Here the Liberian local and diaspora bloggers will discuss issues that affects...

4 May 2009

Abidjan Blog Camps: Bringing Ivorians To Blogosphere

Théophile Kouamouo, one of Francophone Africa's leading bloggers, is arranging a series of blogcamps in Abidjan, Ivory Coast with the help of a community of experienced bloggers and supported by...

3 May 2009

The Ukrainian TB Epidemic: Who Is At Fault?

Ukraine could significantly ease its tuberculosis epidemic if it better cooperated with international health aid organizations, according to posts on the Drop-In Center's site. Today, the Ukrainian government doesn't use...