Stories from 14 February 2018
How Indigenous Communities Are Using Data to ‘Reframe’ Their Narratives Through Digital Storytelling
"Tools of this kind can become an element to analyze our communication work and guide us in choosing the best way to respond to the information generated by traditional media."
East African Women in the Music Industry Sing Out Against Male Domination
"We have made ourselves known in the music industry, yet gender inequality, sexism, and pay gaps persist. It’s not that we’re not skillful enough, it’s that all decision-makers are men."
The Pollution in Iran's Ahwaz Region Turns Deadly
The Ahwaz region of Iran produces 95 percent of the country's oil and gas wealth—at huge cost to the area's predominantly Arab population.
In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Network Shutdowns Leave Civilians Unreachable — And Unable to Call for Help
Without telecommunication networks, residents of the North Sinai "cannot report injuries and they have limited access to emergency services.”
Several Months After Their Abduction by Boko Haram, Thirteen Nigerian Citizens Regain Freedom
"We are so pleased that these 13 people are free and will be able to see their families again..."
‘India’s Only Positive Newspaper’ Brings Readers a Dose of Hope
"We felt if negative news and stories can bring about such negative actions, why not publish and present positive stories that can bring about a larger positive impact."