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· June, 2012

Stories about Feature from June, 2012

26 June 2012

RV At 5: Witnessing The Rise Of Yemeni Women

One of the notable Rising Voices grantee project was “Empowerment of Yemeni Women Activists in New Media Techniques”, led by Ghaida'a Al Absi. She thought that the EWAMT project is...

18 June 2012

OpenWatch: Using Mobile To Enable Public Monitoring

OpenWatch is a participatory citizen media project which uses mobile technology to enable public monitoring of corrupt practices and repression. The project consists of two parts, a free mobile phone...

13 June 2012

RV at 5: New Media For Health Activists

In 2008 Rising Voices and Open Society Institute's Health Media Initiative awarded micro-grants to six health-focused citizen media outreach projects. One of the grantees was the AZUR Development organization's Aids...

10 June 2012

RV at 5: FOKO – A Reflection by Joan Razafimaharo

FOKO from Madagascar is one of the most successful grantees of Rising Voices which has transformed Malagasy forumists into bloggers. FOKO co founder Joan Razafimaharo sends in her reflections on...

2 June 2012

RV At 5: A Journey To Mutual Enlightenment And Satisfaction

David Sasaki, the founding director of Rising Voices, reflects on the completion of five years of Rising Voices. In the first three years of his tenure he has traveled extensively...

Pakistan: Hoshmedia – Amplifying The Voices Of Pakistani Youth

As the popularity of citizen media is growing in Pakistan, more and more people are using social media platforms and tools to share their opinions. With a vision to creating...

1 June 2012

Rising Voices Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

Rising Voices is pleased to be commemorating its fifth anniversary throughout the month of June. We'll be hearing from some of the voices that have made RV a powerful and...