Stories about Digital Activism from January, 2020
The gathering highlighted several key issues, including the need for better support systems, updated legislation and social reformation programmes to inspire cultural change.
"I learned that our political leaders are more responsive than I thought and that advocacy is far more than a mere radio or TV interview."
The Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal tracks government performance and gives power back to people
This groundbreaking website tracks the performance of elected representatives by giving citizens unfettered access and educating them about the way their government works.
City Corporation elections will be held in Dhaka on February 1, 2020. Netizens are concerned about the use of laminated posters in the election campaign which poses a threat to...
Prior to a new law governing public assembly which came into effect on October 1, 2018, public demonstrations in Hungary were well attended. Now, though they still happen, attendance is...
In the last few years, Nigerian women have become ferociously vocal against sexual assault of female students. This is growing into a movement with extraordinary on- and offline impact.
"They are holding a film hostage for all the wrong reasons and there is nothing we can do about it."
CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.
New legislation criminalizes all types of invasion of privacy via mobile phones, and the publication of images or videos of third parties without their consent.
The blockout, imposed since August 2019, has affected the lives of millions of people in Jammu and Kashmir, depriving them of the basic right to access the internet.
The year 2019 saw major movements to advance the rights of girls and women in Nigeria. Will 2020 continue this momentum?
In Guatemala, an indigenous journalist was arrested under legally dubious circumstances.
The biometric SIM card registration process means Tanzania joins a growing list of African nations gripped by the biometric data and digital identification revolution in Africa.
The media habits of the Vietnamese minority in the Czech Republic: interview with Professor Tae-Sik Kim
The sizable Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic contributes to the shaping of a new culture that fuses elements of both countries.
A popular hashtag on the Brazilian internet gathers stories of sexual orientation discrimination, body shaming, and sexual and physical assault in the consultation room.
‘Byzantine Pompeii’ archaeological discovery in Greece will be moved to make way for the Thessaloniki subway
"What the metro construction procedures have brought to light is Byzantine Pompeii! Do you understand? And do you plan to remove it and reattach it later? Are you crazy?"