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· September, 2010

Stories about Feature from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Featured Blogger: Ahmed Awadalla

“Exploring Taboos” project, organized by Cairo-based Nazra team, is one of the newest grantees of Rising Voices. Ahmed Awadalla participated in the first workshop of the project and is now...

27 September 2010

Drop-In Center: Continuing to be an Online Resource for Ukrainian Harm Reduction Movement

Pavel Kutsev, a leader of a Ukrainian harm reduction movement, started blogging in 2008 within the framework of the Rising Voices project the Drop-In Center. Now, nearly two years later...

24 September 2010

Abidjan Blog Camps: The Urgency Of Public Interest Journalism In Africa

As threats to public interest journalism are evident from all quarters, journalists are increasingly resorting to cover only certain types of news and neglect serious events, failing media to be...

Exploring Taboos: Discussing Female Genital Mutilation

Blogger Ahmad Awadalla conducts sexuality education workshops in Egypt, and has been using his blog to share some of his experiences in this field. As one of the participants of...

22 September 2010

Egypt: Continuing to Explore the Taboos of Sex Workers and Machismo

The bloggers of the project "Exploring Taboos" continue to delve into subjects not often discussed in the Egyptian blogosphere. Here is a selection of some of these translated posts dealing...

13 September 2010

Voces Bolivianas: Jaqi Aru, Spreading Aymara In Internet

Aymara, a Native American language with more than two million speakers in Bolivia, has gradually lost speakers both to Spanish and to Quechua in the past century. Rising Voices grantee...

7 September 2010

Hiperbarrio: Bloggers on Violence in Medellín

Violence, murder, theft and crime are constant affairs in Medellín, Colombia and its metropolitan area; issues all people must learn to live with and a social phenomenon that has grown...

2 September 2010

Nomad Green: Why The Mongolian ‘Ninjas’ Keep On Digging?

The Mongolian gold rush has not only made a fortune for the mining companies, it has also changed some of the lives of the Mongolian poorest. Thousands of people, called...