Stories about Good News from December, 2013
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
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.
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
What if the news could inspire and empower us to become more active citizens, to actually have an impact on the world?
With the recent victories of performers like Tessanne Chin and Bunji Garlin, Caribbean music appears to be emerging as the next big thing.
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.
Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines
27,117 volunteers stood with red and green placards to form the Bangladesh flag. More than 300,000 people sang the national anthem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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"