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· March, 2014

Stories about Good News from March, 2014

The “Happy Voting” Project Encourages Young Europeans to Vote

The Challenges Facing Data Journalism in West Africa

Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.

Thrive Show: On Living Well With Chronic Illness

3 Ways Mobile Money Transfer Has Changed Kenyans’ Lives

Kenyans on Twitter explain how M-Pesa, a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-finance service, has changed their lives since the service was introduced seven years ago.

Sifting Through Conflicting Versions of India and Pakistan's Shared Past

The History Project compiles narratives from Pakistani and Indian history books to expose biases in the treatment of the 1947 Partition of India.

5 Small Businesses Run By Rural Uruguayan Women

Rural Uruguayan women have created successful self-managed small businesses with which they support their families and bring novel and high-quality products to the local market.

The ‘Happy’ Videos of Middle East and North Africa

From Lebanon to Morocco, passing by Jordan, Israel, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunis, and Algeria, it seems like the MENA region is filled with people willing to just be...

Activists Add Female Heroines to Wikipedia in Macedonian

PHOTOS: Birdwatching in Southern Philippines

Birdwatching is more fun than Tweeting. Check out some of the wild birds from the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Keep on birding!

Letters From Tajikistan: We Are Different, But We Have Much In Common

GV Face: Happy 25th Birthday, Web!

What's the difference between the Internet and the Web? Why is an open web so important? An all-star panel of techies and rights defenders talks it out on GV Face.

Barbie Dolls in Thai Traditional Clothes

Reducing the Gap Between Africa's Rich and Poor

"Some take a plane to get treated for hay fever, while others are pushing up daisies because they can’t afford basic malaria treatment."

Our Berlin Wall in Syria

"Syrian Students for a better future" is a blog by Syrian scholarship students, who share their homesickness, hopes, doubts, worries, optimism and wishes for a better Syria.

Lean In Beijing Encourages Women to Pursue Their Goals

In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.

Drone Footage Shows Beautiful Cambodian Landscape

Filmmaker Roberto Serrini used a drone to capture the unique beauty of Cambodia's rural and urban landscapes

Kuwait is Dancing and Happy

Kuwait is happy with its very own version of Pharrell's Happy music video. Watch the video to see how Kuwait dances.

Macedonia's Strumica Carnival Continues 350-Year Tradition

Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown

Shin-Okubo, a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been experiencing an escalation of anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years.

Global Voices Partners With Refugees United

We're proud to assist Refugees United with translation and local advice as they help families who have lost each other reconnect online.

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