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· January, 2014

Stories about Good News from January, 2014

PHOTOS: Humans of Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests

Take a look at a side of life at Ukraine's anti-government Euromaidan protests that isn't shown in mainstream media.

A Business Model Competition to Ignite Start Ups in Madagascar

Sports as a Vector of Peace in Burkina Faso

Lebanon: New Stamp to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Lebanon will have a new national stamp released to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. The announcement was made by Minister of Telecommunications Nicolas Sehnaoui on Twitter.

Child Artists in Syria's Largest Refugee Camp ‘Zaatari’

Syria children at the Zaatari refugee camp, on the Syrian-Jordanian border, was showing off their artistic skills, writes Syria Untold.

Supporting the Rights of Malian Youth to Education

Mali's education system faces multiple challenges, but activist groups are coming together to tackle them head on.

Anonymous Acts of Kindness

Bangladesh Gets Its First LGBT Magazine, ‘Roopbaan’

"Finally Bangladesh is prospering. I had to leave Bangladesh for being gay, now I feel like going back and do[ing] something there."

A Growing Job Market for Young People in Senegal: The Fishing Sector

The Online Presence of Puerto Rican Women: Gender, Creativity, and Equality

Angel Carrión features some of the online spaces Puerto Rican women have created to express ideas, creativity, exchange information, or provide resources that further education on women's issues and equality.

PHOTOS: Over 5,000 Children Break Guinness Record Painting Panama Canal

The Canal's centennial celebrations kicked off with a world record for people painting simultaneously. The event's festive atmosphere diverted the attention from a dispute threatening to halt the Canal's expansion.

Traditional Puerto Rican Saint Sebastian Street Festival Fills Every Corner of Old San Juan

The festival has lost much of its religious character, and has transformed more into a city festivity that attracts more than 300,000 people annually.

Cartoon Character ‘Meena’ Changes South Asian Attitudes Towards Girls

"Since her inception 14 years ago she has shown millions of women and girls what can be achieved."

Young Romanian Builds First Car Entirely Made of LEGO Blocks

Talking Trash In Chennai – Through Blogs

Job Market Trends in the Mobile Phone Industry of Côte d'Ivoire

Creating Japanese Food With Ingredients from Crete

Facebook Teams Up with Russia's Top Search Engine

Shall We Start with the Good News?

Global Voices launches a new 'Good News' category for solution driven stories. Are you put off by too much injustice and human suffering? This year, we're making a change.

30 People in Greece Have a New Job, Thanks to a Twitter Hashtag

#aggeliesergasias (jobadverts) was created by user @dimitrischrid in the beginning of October to help social media users share information about job opportunities in Greece and abroad.

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