Stories about Language from September, 2022
"For me, languages are an important way of making sense of the world and creating connections."
Ukrainian feminitives appeared in dictionaries about two centuries ago, acknowledging the growing social equality of women. Today they have been sanctioned by Ukrainian authorities and are widely used.
'The beloved Jamaican poet, performer and activist empowered her country to take pride in its unique language.'
Ganesh Birua is a young activist from the Indian state of Odisha. Rising Voices talked with Birua to learn about his efforts to bring his mother tongue to the internet.