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· March, 2013

Stories about Good News from March, 2013

23 March 2013

Fixing Taps to Save Water In India

Author and painter Aabid Surti may have won awards for his writing and art, but he has also made a mark in another field: water conservation. For the last seven...

19 March 2013

Bolivia Establishes the World's Largest Protected Wetland

Bolivia's government has designated three new wetlands in the 'Llanos of Moxos', an area that represents the combined size of the Netherlands and Belgium, under the Ramsar Convention. Activists and...

14 March 2013

Vive Latino 2013: Sustainability, Chilean Bands and Female Voices

The festival "Vive Latino 2013" (Mexico) will include the participation of Blur, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Los Auténticos Decadentes and Panteón Rococó, among many others. Global Voices presents 3 different points...

Hero Reports: Positive Information Driving Social Change in Mexico

Paula Gonzalo from Periodismo Ciudadano (Citizen Journalism) interviews Yesica Guerra, Director of Hero Reports, a project that geo-tags information, gathered via crowdsourcing or citizen participation, relating to acts of kindness...

9 March 2013

Changing Attitudes on Child Marriage in India

In rural India, two out of five girls are child brides. Though Indian law has made child marriage illegal, girls and boys bonded by traditional social norms and values are...

8 March 2013

Breaking All-Male, Offline Trend, Cambodia's First Female Lawmaker Blogs

Meet Mu Sochua, the first woman ever to be elected in Cambodia's Parliament and one of the very few politicians in Cambodia who actively use social media.

5 March 2013

Nepali Newspaper Gives Voice to Hong Kong's Neglected Minorities

inmediahk.net interviewed the editor-in-chief of a Nepali independent newspaper, Ethnic Voice, based in Hong Kong. The weekly newspaper encourages Nepalese living in Hong Kong to speak out and participate in...

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