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· December, 2011

Stories about Feature from December, 2011

30 December 2011

Ukraine: The Role of the ASTAU Information Manager

Svetlana Sharamok is an information manager for the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine (ASTAU). In this e-mail interview to Rising Voices she talks about her work and the...

27 December 2011

Singing the National Anthem in their Own Language

On YouTube, one can find countless examples of citizen media videos of national anthems sung in indigenous languages. Judging from the comments on these videos, they are a sense of...

26 December 2011

Ukraine: Taking to the Web to Raise Funds and Awareness

The Elena Pinchuk AINTIAIDS Foundation in Ukraine has come up with creative ideas aimed on rising awareness on HIV/AIDS issues, as well to raise to help people living with HIV/AIDS....

20 December 2011

Russia: Global Protests At Russian Embassies Mark World AIDS Day

Recently the activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine (ASTAU) posted an overview of the latest events all over the globe marking the World AIDS Day. The...

18 December 2011

Bolivia: The Public Event of Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

Bolivia: Day 2 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

Nomad Green: More Awareness On Preserving The environment Required

Deforestation, rapid urbanization, exploiting natural resources, deteriorating air quality are some the threats Mongolia face these days. The citizen journalists of Nomad Green, the Rising Voices Grantee in Mongolia are...

EWAMT: The Goal of Teaching 200 Yemeni Women to Blog

Ghaida'a al-Absi of the Rising Voices grantee project Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques - Yemen (EWAMT) reflects about the attained goal of training 200 Yemeni women about blogging...

16 December 2011

Bolivia: Day 1 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

12 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video for Advocacy

As a part of ORT treatment advocacy efforts, Ukrainian harm reduction activists produce videos which describe the situation around this problem, tell stories of real people who suffer because of...

9 December 2011

Languages: Content Aggregation For Underrepresented Voices

During the Online Dialogue “Using Citizen Media Tools to Promote Under-Represented Languages” some interesting issues came up including the need for aggregation of online contents to preserve less spoken languages....

For a Bolivian Digital Space with Greater Participation

Rising Voices is organizing a three-gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia on December 12-14, 2011. The focus of the gathering “Conectándonos” (Connecting) is to provide support and training to 35 participants from...

6 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video in Promoting Harm Reduction Ideas

Activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine film and post personal stories of the therapy patients to demonstrate how the opiate replacement therapy could change the life...