Stories about Good News
A new taxi service in Georgia, called TaxiWoman is promising safe journeys as it will serve only women, with women drivers behind the wheel.
"In response to Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s kind words, I’d like to say 'You’re welcome' ;p. Though please don’t tell him that I’m not actually at home right now!"
After 117 hours lying down — with bathroom breaks — the victor came away with a new understanding of how hard it is to lie down.
"Did you know that our first and only Olympic gold medals have been won by two women?"
A youth library in Kherson shows the way to thriving in uncertain times as an educational and literary hub for the local community and wider region.
"Kekalove Adaptive Fashion," is a social business founded in 2019 by a group of young people designing clothes specifically for people with disabilities.
In North Macedonia, some young people manage to build successful businesses during the Covid-19 crisis
Three young entrepreneurs from Bitola, a city in the south of North Macedonia, provide examples of youth who have dealt with the COVID-19 crisis in a creative and positive manner.
Uta Ibrahimi, an alpinist from Kosovo, talks about her mountaineering adventures and the challenges she faces as an gender equality and environmental activist in this interview for Global Voices.
The registration of the first same-sex marriage is a historic step for the community in Montenegro, though homosexuality remains a sensitive issue.
After six months of protests, government-appointed rector Melih Bulu was removed from office in a late-night presidential decree that was announced in the official gazette.
The map allows users to filter locations by key features, such as how accessible a venue's entrance is, whether it has accessible bathrooms, a Braille food menu, or baby-changing facilities.
Vasil Buraliev, the founder of the biggest publicly available nonprofit database about music from North Macedonia, talks about challenges of digital activism to promote cultural values.
A Bangladeshi cartoonist is drawing nostalgic memories of the European comic book "The Adventures of Tintin" through his fan art "Tintin in Bangladesh" — with a local twist.
A 13-year-old handball player from Turkey's southeastern province, Şanlıurfa, is breaking stereotypes while galvanizing support for girls' participation in sports both in her village and around the country.
Activists warn, however, that declaring the Shar Mountains a national park will not stop the construction of seven small hydro power plants that are already devastating the area's natural environment.
"It's because of Zagor that I started reading comics and my life would be very different without him."
This year, because of the lack of human movement caused by COVID-19 restrictions, elephant herds shifted the path of annual migration from India into Nepal, marching right through villages.
The Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh have impacted the livelihoods of people who earn daily wages and several citizen-driven aid efforts are ensuring that the hungry get fed.
Serbian tabloids rushed to denounce the decision as evidence of anti-Serb bias and hailed Mladic as a hero.
The deal was brokered by the US, Europe and Georgia was hailed as a "first step towards renewing confidence."