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· December, 2013

Stories about Good News from December, 2013

30 December 2013

PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

27 December 2013

7 Good News Stories From Yemen You Probably Haven't Heard

Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.

PHOTOS: Humans Of South Asia

"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."

GV Face: The News Cycle is Broken. Can Solutions Journalism Fix it?

GV Face

What if the news could inspire and empower us to become more active citizens, to actually have an impact on the world?

Accenting the Positive on the Russian Internet

25 December 2013

Impact Of Social Media In The Delhi Elections

The Caribbean Just Might Be The Next Big Thing in Music

With the recent victories of performers like Tessanne Chin and Bunji Garlin, Caribbean music appears to be emerging as the next big thing.

23 December 2013

After 44 Years, Southeast Asian Games Return to Myanmar

Myanmar citizens are happy with their country's hosting of the Southeast Asian games. Netizens also tried to explain the minor riot that took place during one of the games.

10 Global Haiyan Relief Efforts That Touched Filipino Hearts

Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines

22 December 2013

Innovation: A Spell Checker for Bambara Language

Bangladesh Breaks Human Flag, National Anthem World Records on Victory Day

27,117 volunteers stood with red and green placards to form the Bangladesh flag. More than 300,000 people sang the national anthem.

20 December 2013

Video Appeal: What You Don't Know About The Places We're From

For our 2013 end-of-year campaign we asked members of the Global Voices family to fill you in on what their countries are really about.

Unconditional Basic Income for All Europeans

GV Face

In this episode of GV Face we speak to activists gathering signatures and raising awareness about the need for "basic income" - no work required - in Europe.

19 December 2013

Ousmane Sow Becomes First Black African Member of France Academy of Fine Arts

3 Initiatives Working to Make Niger a Better Place

Positive stories from Niger are a few and far between these days, thanks to economic hardship combined with threats of terrorism. Three projects are trying to change that.

17 December 2013

Meet 5 Brazilian Women Who Do What They Love and Love What They Do

These interviews, together with beautiful photos, are from a digital fortnightly magazine that tells the story and the creative process of Brazilians who love what they do.

16 December 2013

Uruguay Becomes a “Sanctuary for Whales and Dolphins”

Uruguay's new law prohibiting the hunting, fishing, or mistreatment of whales and dolphins was passed unanimously by the country's legislature and put into effect by President José Mujica.

12 December 2013

Nelson Mandela's Death: ‘Left Us in Body, But His Spirit Is Eternal’

"Mandela was about politics and he was about race and he was about freedom and he was even about force, and he did what he felt he had to do"

6 People From Madagascar You Should Know

Learn about six Malagasy personalities worth knowing for anyone wishing to better understand the island of Madagascar.

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