Stories about #GV2017 Report
How Can We Keep the Internet Open and Safe for All Voices?
"The Internet is ours and we need to reclaim it and spend time learning about data protection, privacy, encryption and share their knowledge with others."
Can Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Co-Exist with an Open Internet?
"How vulnerable would a community be when you make content from that community available on the Internet?"
Periodismo de Barrio: Bringing Change to Cuban Media
"I'm glad we have people who prefer to stay in the country rather than leaving as they did before."
Voices on Sex, Rights and Violence From South Asia
Can we use social media to pressure governments to wake up and take issues of sexual violence online more seriously?
Video for Change: Community-Based Storytelling as a Tool for Resistance
We are human rights organizations using a tool to further our goals...In that game we are not the only players; the players are those who suffer...
Who Decides Which Languages Are Used on the Web?
We've overcome technical challenges in the past -- we can continue the fight for a multilingual space where everyone is represented and everyone has a voice.
The Mapuche Language Finding New Trails Online: Just One Piece of the Puzzle
Presenter Simona Mayo is a Lingüistics Ph.D student at the University of Buenos Aires. Since 2010 she has worked with the Mapuche social organization “Kom kim mapudunguaiñ”, which is dedicated to the Mapudungun (Mapuche language) revitalization, teaching, and diffusion in Chile and Argentina. Eddie Avila explains that a key right...
How Conflict Shapes Storytelling and Storytellers
The first victim in conflict is often the truth. How do online storytellers uncover the human stories?
Fake News is Old News
Taisa Sganzerla, Lusaphone editor for Global Voices, leads a panel titled “Fake News is Old News” with the story of a Brazilian cartoonist from a century ago who was continually accused of defamation and blasphemy for lampooning the monarchy, the church and other institutions of the time. She wonders whether...
Voices on Sex, Rights and Violence from South Asia
The session on “Sex, Rights and Violence” in South Asia presented the results of the research on the issues related to sexuality online from India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The discussions ranged from the ways gender and sexual rights advocates use the internet to fight oppression, to how the authorities...