Stories about Language from December, 2015
"Being contained and invisible within masculine nouns forces women to ask themselves the same question thousands of times throughout their lives: 'Are they speaking about me?'"
Global Voices’ community-driven newsroom worked hard this year to build understanding across borders. Take a look back at some of the people and places we learned about in 2015.
This has been a fascinating year on GV Face, our Hangout series where we try to understand the world through discussions with our on-ground experts -- Global Voices community members.
The character 安 has been named the official kanji of 2015. The character is supposed to represent 'peace', but not always...
There are a number of indigenous groups with unique cultures in Bangladesh. However, their lives and languages are rarely highlighted in Bangladeshi films or national broadcasts.
Speakers of the endangered language Jaqaru in Peru may be few, but there's nothing small about their efforts to preserve the community's tongue.
Names and labels are something we take very seriously at Global Voices.