Global Voices5 min readPopular Culture & Media Studies
How Are India’s New-age Influencers Shaping The Electoral Game?
Ahead of the Indian general elections, political parties are leveraging the power of the internet and social media to to maximise their outreach and engagement in the election process.
Global Voices6 min readCrime & Violence
Why I Must Write About Amarah Lalitte, A Little Girl Brutally Murdered In Trinidad
"If it is the truth we are bringing to light, then a natural offshoot of that must be to effect change in the upholding of that truth."
Global Voices7 min read
AfrikElles: Togolese Media Outlet Putting African Women At The Center Of Its Editorial Line
AfrikElles is one of Togo’s few French-language media outlets that report on the everyday lives of women by putting them at the center of its editorial line.
Global Voices3 min readWorld
What Lies Behind The ‘Golden Opportunities’ Of Malaysian Star Media Group's New Tie With Its Mainland Chinese Partner
The China's State Council is the sole shareholder Contemporary World Publishing Co., Ltd, the company behind Star Media Group's latest media partner, Contemporary World Magazine.
Global Voices5 min read
Democratizing Elections: The Supreme Court Of India’s Landmark Verdict On Electoral Bonds
By striking down the electoral bonds scheme as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court of India promoted principles of political equality, election transparency, and voter rights, despite fierce opposition from the BJP.
Global Voices5 min read
Fisherwomen Champion Gender Justice Through Theatre At Climate Justice Camp Caribbean
By promoting gender-responsive policies, challenging harmful stereotypes, and empowering women as agents of change, we can advance both climate and gender justice, creating more equitable and resilient communities for everyone.
Global Voices4 min read
Family Of Transgender Child Talks About Problems And Support In Moldova
Transgender teens' visits to the doctor are almost nonexistent, and school is a very challenging environment for people who do not conform to traditional gender roles
Global Voices5 min read
Moscow Photographer Captures The Capital In Military Frenzy
For two years now, Alexander Gronsky has been documenting what Moscow looks like and how it lives during the war and how the war intrudes into the urban space.
Global Voices3 min read
How Mongolia Became A 3×3 Basketball Powerhouse
The national teams’ success in basketball has broken the popular belief that Mongolians can only excel in individual sports.
Global Voices6 min readPopular Culture & Media Studies
Getting To Know Cllare Chevry Of Quairìlhaons: A Q&A With A Romance Lothringian Language Activist
Europe's linguistic diversity is increasingly finding a home online. Rising Voices’ @EuroDigitalLang campaign showcases narratives from language activists who will be sharing digital initiatives working with the Romance Lothringian language.
Global Voices5 min read
Controversy In Hong Kong Involving A Dubai Prince-turned-pop Star, Highlights Due Diligence Missteps
Some critics see the Dubai Prince incident as a reflection of the city’s desperation to maintain its financial hub status.
Global Voices4 min readGender Studies
The Role Of Language In Perpetuating Sexual Violence In Uganda
Several traditions and words used in the country, which are deeply rooted in culture, inadvertently contribute to narratives that perpetuate sexual and gender-based violence.
Global Voices4 min readInternational Relations
Authorities Severely Restrict Public Freedoms In Jordan
Anger and frustration among the Jordanian public over the government's perceived inaction in supporting Palestinians and condemning Israeli actions, as well as its response to the ongoing massive protests.
Global Voices2 min read
Reporters Without Borders Representative Denied Entry To Hong Kong
RSF's representative was detained, searched and questioned for six hours at the airport on April 10, 2024 before she was deported.
Global Voices10 min read
Hong Kong’s Role In Illegal Deforestation Of The Amazon Rainforest In Brazil
USD 342 million worth of Brazilian beef products was re-exported from Hong Kong — 50.3 percent of which went to Vietnam, 29.9 percent to Taiwan and 15.4 percent to South Korea.
Global Voices4 min readWorld
Taiwan's Language Diversity In Danger Of Erosion
As a country that experienced successive waves of colonization imposed on a diverse Indigenous population, Taiwan is a multilingual society but power relations among languages are far from equal.
Global Voices5 min readGender Studies
How To Promote Access To Safe Abortion Services For Afrodescendant Women In Colombia
The decriminalization of abortion alone does not automatically guarantee access for all women to this service in Colombia, specifically those on the margins — impoverished, Black Afro-descendant, and Indigenous women.
Global Voices5 min readPopular Culture & Media Studies
How The Maduro Government Pays To Promote Propaganda And Disinformation In Venezuela
The official propaganda of the government of Nicolás Maduro spreads thanks to the work of citizens who receive payments from the government to promote trends on social media
Global Voices4 min read
Philippine Media Groups Condemn China’s Claim Of ‘Manipulated’ Coverage Of Maritime Tension
"The journalists who join these missions risk their lives in the face of unwanted aggression to bring the unvarnished truth to light."
Global Voices2 min read
Global Voices Call For Stories About Ukraine
Global Voices is piloting a project of paid and commissioned stories about Ukraine by Ukrainians regardless of current location. Stories can be pitched and written in Ukrainian, English or Russian.  
Global Voices5 min read
Kenyan Rural Business Owners Embrace Solar Power To Overcome Decades Of Electricity Shortages
For rural communities in Kenya’s off-grid areas, solar power has shown to be a very reliable and promising source of energy.
Global Voices3 min read
Romani Language Edition Of The Dikan Comics Published In Serbia
The latest two issues of popular Serbian magazine Politikin Zabavnik include inserts with the comics Dikan, for the first time in Serbian and Romani.
Global Voices5 min readInternational Relations
Azerbaijan's FOMO moment
As it turned out, the meeting was indeed focused on Armenia and had nothing to do with Azerbaijan unlike claims leveled by the government of Azerbaijan ahead of the meeting.
Global Voices6 min readPolitical Ideologies
Bassirou Diomaye Faye Elected President Of Senegal: Victory Of A Determined Youth
On March 24, 2024, the Senegalese people elected a new president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, following a period of protests caused by the postponement of the initial election date.
Global Voices3 min read
Environmental Defenders Work To Maintain The Peace-building Role Of Nature In Northern Uganda
"... [T]here is an urgency to revise the ways in which the value of nature is integrated into current existing peacebuilding and development policies in Uganda."
Global Voices3 min read
Central Asia’s Unique Tradition Of Singing During Ramadan Keeps Evolving
Jaramazan’s growing popularity has taken it to restaurants, parks, roads, and offices, where it is performed by professional singers, small children, and youngsters alike.
Global Voices5 min read
What Role For The French Language In Togolese Society?
Togo adopted French as its official language in 1960, a fact enshrined in the constitution. But what is the role of this language in a diverse linguistic landscape?
Global Voices2 min read
Global Voices Seeks A Lingua Director, To Oversee Multilingual Projects And Initiatives
The Lingua Director will design and advance a multilingual framework across our projects and sections. They will have a passion for multilingualism and an enthusiastic supporter of community participation.
Global Voices4 min read
Serbian Movie About Roma Singer Become A Hit In Several Balkan Countries
Biographical movie dramatizing the life  and career of Džej Ramadanovski, a Serbian singer of Romani ethnicity, has achieved commercial success in several neighboring Balkan countries.
Global Voices3 min read
Kyrgyzstan’s Unsung Heroes Get Recognition Through Street Art
The Kadam project is an example of an initiative by individuals who are passionate about bringing social change via creative means.
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