Featured stories about Bolivia
Stories about Bolivia
In memory of Ignacio Tomichá Chuvé: Bésiro language digital activist from Bolivia. His enduring legacy will live on through the digital resources he created to promote his language and culture across diverse spaces.
Despite varying demands around labor or abortion rights, the main thread throughout Latin America was against gender-based violence.
What does a media search for the words "incendio" and "chaqueo" reveal? Brisa Abapori considers that these words were relevant in the media only during the fires, afterwards they were neglected.
Young Indigenous journalists propose more representative media coverage of climate change focused on their lived realities in the Gran Chaco, Bolivia that extends beyond natural disasters.
Connectivity and access to technology allow the Gran Chaco communities to organize, communicate and react in a more timely manner to climatic emergencies.
The day-to-day lives of Latinas with disabilities are rarely reported in the media. That’s why we wanted to uplift their voices and allow them to dignify their experiences.
“COVID created barriers for us that we had overcome before the pandemic. Now, we try to be as autonomous as possible, but we’re obligated to ask for help from other people.”
What happens when a region’s “media ecosystem” is less diverse than the populations that inhabit it? Rising Voices explored that question about the coverage of climate change in the Gran Chaco region in Bolivia.
Moving through the world as a blind woman is not the same as it was before the pandemic, from touching objects, to finding your way, to obtaining essential coronavirus information.
To combat isolation and discrimination, the women interviewed joined forces with other people with disabilities, activists, and associations to join together in solidarity and make change.
A Bolivian radio project made education accessible to children stuck in their homes, without books, notebooks, information, or internet connection.
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The certification process allows a community that was valued before colonization to be revalued in order to be self-sustainable and for the reproduction of the life systems.
In the face of the environmental and humanitarian catastrophe, indigenous women like Germinda Casupá take on the defense of their territory.
La Pesada Subversiva hopes to "invade" online spaces with content about anti-patriarchal demands from the voices of the protagonists themselves.
"The majority of the indigenous people believe that El Mallku—Felipe Quispe—transcended his life by fighting for his people."
For many, destroying statues is another way to demolish, symbolically, the ideas of oppression, slavery and colonialism.
“All of us Latin Americans have to come together to fight imperialism."
"In this struggle for life, which dates back to our ancestor's memory, we will continue to demand the fulfillment of our rights."
"The independence of these countries where we Aymara live did not mean the liberation of the Aymara, but a change of 'master'."