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"07.12.2016 10:30:28" Love Matters India 'A Small Nick or Cut, they say' features voices of resistance on 'Khatna' or Type 1 Female Genital Cutting (FGC) prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community of India.
Produced by Love Matters India and Sahiyo.
Join us on Twitter on 7th December 7.30pm
"02.12.2016 16:08:47" Connecting Cuba Connecting Cuba Op 16 en 17 december staat de Balie in het teken van Connecting Cuba, een interdisciplinair evenement waarin kunst, design en debat de heersende stereotypes ondergraven en constructieve alternatieven onderzoeken. Deze editie behelst twee Cuba is changing, that's for sure. But, into what? On 16 and 17 December several prominent Cubans will be at Connecting Cuba to spark the discussion. Two of the main guests will be our El Toque bloggers José Jasán Nieves and Harold Lema Cardenas. Will you
"25.11.2016 13:50:01" Justice4Her Video Campaign for International Day of the Elimin... In order to commemorate today's annual International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women, our Chinese project Justice4Her together with UNWOMEN China office and JianJiaoBuLuo, produced a series of 3 short videos focused on domestic violence
"23.11.2016 12:24:10" Photos from RNW Media's post We are very proud of our colleagues and partners of Yemen Youth Panel ساحة شباب اليمن who have attended our training in Jordan despite the extreme difficult situation they have faced during their trip from Yemen. The 13 Yemeni media professionals came
"21.11.2016 15:24:30" eventbrite.com Diaspora Conference on the Great Lakes Region - The role of media in conflict and peacebuilding On the 24th and 25th and 26th of November 2016, The Hague Peace Projects together with ISS is organizing a second Diaspora Conference on the Great Lakes Region with as main theme: “The role of media in conflict and peacebuilding”. Interested in the role of media in conflict and peacebuilding? The Diaspora Conference in the Hague will dive into the function and role of media in the Great Lakes Region and connecting this topic to the diaspora groups. RNW Media will be present to
"05.11.2016 15:26:20" Timeline Photos At Afrikadag, Elise and Shaun talked about how young changemakers use social media to get their voice out. And told challenges, experiences and personal stories from Love Matters الحب ثقافة and Habari RDC.
"02.11.2016 15:29:33" Photos from RNW Media's post Detention, kidnapping, death threats, physical and virtual attacks, and murder.. This is the dark reality that faces many journalists and media professionals who are risking their lives while doing their jobs in Yemen. Since the beginning of the civil war
"02.11.2016 12:57:20" #EndImpunity #Journosafe #Yemen Listen & watch Yemeni journalists talk about their reality.
And why we should all say no to impunity for Crimes against journalists!
"Impunity silences journalists"
"Impunity silences the truth"
"Protecting journalists is essential to build peace"
"31.10.2016 10:00:59" Love Matters India
"28.10.2016 13:25:39" Timeline Photos RNW Media will be hosting a workshop on Afrikadag next week! Through the example of Habari RDC and Love Matters الحب ثقافة this workshop will highlight how young activists achieve change in countries where freedom of speech is restricted. Get more
"21.10.2016 12:58:16" rnw.org Viva la lucha!: Igniting the flame of feminist futures at the AWID Forum Drum beats echo through the streets of Costa do Sauipe. At first a soft melody, they become louder, converging with clapping hands, dancing feet and singing voices. This small rhythmic procession swells in size as the beat of the drum sweeps up 2,000 Last month Love Matters attended the #AWIDForum in Bahia, Brazil. Read about their reflections on co-creating feminist futures.
"20.10.2016 14:51:05" Oneworld.nl Hoe zorg je ervoor dat jongeren in een land niet radicaliseren? Een rondreizende theatervoorstelling in Jemen moet scholieren minder kwetsbaar maken voor ronselaars. "Als mijn vrienden zich willen aansluiten bij terroristische groepen zal ik ze stoppen." One World wrote an elaborate article on how our project in Yemen, the Yemen Youth Panel ساحة شباب اليمن, uses theatre as a powerful tool against radicalisation and recruitment of young Yemeni.
"12.10.2016 14:52:26" Photos from RNW Media's post We just hosted an online dialogue where we connected Dutch politicians with young changemakers from the MENA region. Here they engaged with eachother and talked about their personal and political situation in their country, which led to inspiring stories!
"11.10.2016 19:41:09" What's Up Africa I know, you probably can't believe it, but I can have a serious talk every once in a while...
And let's be honest, these ladies are serious and seriously impressive!
#Girlchildday #childmarriage #Malawi What's Up Africa about child marriage to mark today: International Day of the Girl Child
"11.10.2016 15:25:24" unwomen.org International Day of the Girl Child Since 2012, the United Nations marks 11 October as the 'International Day of the Girl Child'. The day promotes girls' human rights, highlights gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, marked on 11 October since 2012 by the United Nations. There are more than 1 billion girls in the world, but unfortunately they face unequal opportunities. UN stated glaring gaps in data and knowledge
"04.10.2016 07:09:22" Timeline Photos Love Matters is at the EuroNGOs 2016 conference in Paris to share how pleasure can be utilised in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) advocacy in order to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You can keep up
"03.10.2016 13:49:36" Love Matters Africa Can you put yourself in the shoes of someone who has had an abortion?
Would you understand the reasons that drove a woman to make such a decision?
Take a chance and #StepIntoOurShoes #Sept28 Challenging the abortion stigma, Love Matters conducted an unique social experiment where they asked people from places all over the world to read a testimonial of women who have had an abortion. Afterwards they were asked to step into their stories, to
"30.09.2016 13:02:24" Timeline Photos This week RNW Media in Yemen is launching a radio drama series “The clock hands”, in cooperation with our local partner Radio Lana in Aden, a city that is frequently attacked by Al-Qaeda. The radio drama episodes discuss major problems in the city like
"29.09.2016 13:21:07" Oneworld.nl Er wonen meer dan 1 miljard mensen in Afrika, en ongeveer de helft is jonger dan 35 jaar. Een 'tikkende tijdbom' volgens sommigen, maar voor Natascha Jacobsz is deze nieuwe generatie een bron van talent en potentie voor verandering. Natascha Jacobsz, projectmanager of our Pan-african platform This Is Africa about youth, Africa and change.
"28.09.2016 07:05:53" #StepIntoOurShoes - Sept 28 Safe Abortion Day حملة الاجهاض الآمن Today, on the International Day for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, let's take a moment to step into the shoes of the millions of women who have had an abortion and been stigmatized for their choice. Let's step into the shoes of the millions of women
"24.09.2016 12:28:27" Photos from RNW Media's post Habari RDC encourages young Congolese to voice out and discuss political and social issues the country is facing, with their peers, through online and offline activities. A peaceful way to share views and bring change. This platform launched in June,
"20.09.2016 11:16:01" #StepIntoOurShoes Europe - Sept 28 Safe Abortion Day Second video of our #StepIntoOurShoes campaign, together with Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) and with the collaboration of The Abortion Diary Podcast. This time we had young Europeans reading a testimonial from a woman from
"19.09.2016 11:51:04" #StepIntoOurShoes U.S.A. - Sept 28 Safe Abortion Day Love Matters is working together with Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) in a global campaign for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion #StepIntoOurShoes
In this campaign we've been asking people to step into the shoes of people who have
"16.09.2016 13:53:25" Timeline Photos Vithika, our driving force behind Love Matters India, is recognized as one of the 40 best and brightest young people working in family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide!
She is now mentioned on the list '120 under 40: The
"15.09.2016 06:15:03" youtube.com LM Conclave 2015 Love Matters Conclave 2015 was a first of its kind event that aimed to engage more than 10,000 college students with cultural events and open discussions on ... After its phenomenal success in 2015, the Love Matters Conclave is back for another year to champion young people's sexual health and rights! 10,000 students in Odisha, India will use activism, arts and academia to demand attention on a topic long
"12.09.2016 12:54:03" Photos from RNW Media's post Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim colleagues and followers all over the world, and their families & friends.
The first picture is an art installation called "Magnetism" (2008) by the Saudi artist Ahmed Mater. It uses magnet and iron fillings to represent
"09.09.2016 09:01:06" Photos from RNW Media's post Around 200 Chinese change makers in Beijing witnessed the successful launch of our Justice4Her project yesterday. The hashtag used for the launch reached 12 million reviews on Chinese social media Weibo!
The 3 years' project aims to strengthen the
"08.09.2016 07:15:22" forum.awid.org What's Sexy about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights? | AWID 2016 International Forum Yet many working in the field around the world are struggling to reach young people with vital information relating their sexual and reproductive health and rights. Is this because we are failing to take into account the motivations and desires of those Love Matters is at the #AWIDForum in Bahia, Brazil to share how pleasure can be used as a tool for empowerment and contribute to the co-creation of #FeministFutures. You can keep up with their activities at the forum by following @LoveMattersHQ on
"07.09.2016 09:11:11" Photos from RNW Media's post Have you ever been able to reach 9 million people with just a teaser campaign? Have 670K watch your video and engage 970K to your discussion?
We have! And on the topic of gender-based violence no less.
Tomorrow is the official launch of Justice4Her in
"05.09.2016 14:29:05" Yaga #Urgent: Votons pour Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, Il ne reste que deux jours.
Vous l'auriez peut être appris, le défenseur des droits humains, Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, a été nomminé pour le prix Alison DesForges. Cette opportunité lui a été présentéé en Pierre Claver Mbonimpa is Burundi's best-known human rights defender, a man of extraordinary courage who has defied repeated threats to defend victims of abuse, and almost paid for it with his life.
Our bloggers collective Yaga in Burundi has asked to
"05.09.2016 12:26:34" Photos from RNW Media's post Projectmanager Ruba Mimi shares her story on how she has used media for social change. In Palestine, Ruba noticed the impact media can have on the lives of young people. With the Yemen project, she reaches thousands of Young people starting dialogues with
"01.09.2016 12:14:03" Photos from RNW Media's post 3M communication is the winning team of #HackCivPaix, a hackathon we recently organised in Abidjan. Via our project Ivoire Justice, RNW Media has been using innovative approaches to foster reconciliation and peacebuilding in post-conflict Ivory Coast. In
"20.08.2016 08:40:01" Timeline Photos Our project Ivoire Justice which engages daily more than 400,000 young Ivorians on justice and reconciliation is hosting a Hackathon this weekend in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) with a local partner UNBCI - Union Nationale des Blogueurs de Côte d'Ivoire, a
"11.08.2016 08:12:01" Timeline Photos This Is Africa is our popular Pan-African platform. It has a really popular English website, not only on the continent but also in the diaspora. To serve its youthful online community even better, it will widen its content to French speaking Africa. Today
"03.08.2016 12:41:49" Jean Bigirimana - Burundian journalist missing since July 22th... Support Jean Bigirimana and share the message via #FreeJeanBigirimana
"02.08.2016 13:41:40" BBC Africa Can a UN police force help to end violence in #Burundi? People took to the streets of Bujumbura to protest against the UN's approval of the deployment of a force of up to 228 police officers to the country. Burundi has suffered a wave of violence leaving One year after its presidential election (21st July 2015) Burundi is still stuck in a crisis. The news about the country is rarely positive and the future looks bleak. See the video from BBC Africa attached about the situation in Burundi.
In terms of
"02.08.2016 13:13:37" One year after its presidential election (21st July 2015) Burundi is still stuck in a crisis. The news about the country is rarely positive and the future looks bleak.
In terms of freedom of speech, Burundi has lost 11 places in Reporters sans frontières
"01.08.2016 14:23:41" iwacu-burundi.org Confusion around an arrest Jean Bigirimana, the Iwacu Press group Journalist, was arrested and abducted in a vehicle on July 22, 2016 by unknown men in Bugarama. The police and the National Intelligence Service wash their hands of the act. Evidence suggests otherwise. The news came Jean Bigirimana is still missing, nobody has heard from him for ten days now. We're still really concerned about the situation.
"26.07.2016 11:34:11" iwacu-burundi.org Iwacu is extremely concerned about the journalist, Jean Bigirimana On the 5th day of the unexplained disappearance of the journalist, from Brussels, the Iwacu Press Group Manager, Antoine Kaburahe, makes an appeal to Burundian authorities. Since the afternoon of last Friday, 22 July, we have no record of our colleague, RNW Media expresses its concern over the arrest of Jean Bigirimana, who's now missing for five. Jean is a journalist of Iwacu, one of our partners in Burundi.
"20.07.2016 09:09:28" forum.awid.org What's Sexy about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights? | AWID 2016 International Forum Yet many working in the field around the world are struggling to reach young people with vital information relating their sexual and reproductive health and rights. Is this because we are failing to take into account the motivations and desires of those Discussing sexual pleasure in the world of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is usually viewed as “fluffy” or a “luxury.” However, Love Matters actively utilises pleasure as a tool to engage and empower young people on sexual health issues.
"12.07.2016 14:01:21" Love Matters India Our family is growing to be bigger and better. We are now a network of 0.9 million people who love to talk about sex with an open, honest, and non-judgmental attitude. Welcoming everyone to Love Matters India family. Keep sharing positive stuff. Our Love Matters community is growing! This week we hit two new milestones with 900.000 likes on Love Matters India and 500.000 on Love Matters الحب ثقافة!
"11.07.2016 17:33:33" Edgard's Journey As a Refugee 8: Help Them! "Please help them!" Edgard Raoul pleads for the international community to help the refugees. Last week, our web series "Edgard's Journey As a Refugee" concluded after 8 episodes that were published over the span of two months. The web series was viewed
"05.07.2016 08:30:06" 120under40.org Vithika Yadav | 120 Under 40 Love Matters is the first digital platform in India to provide open, honest and positive information on SRHR for young people. Talking about sexual pleasure is at the core of our engagement strategy. Rather than trying to scare and shame people to stop Head of Love Matters India, Vithika Yadav has been nominated for the family planning awards 120 Under 40! The awards aim to highlight the work of young family planning champions making a difference in the world of reproductive health. Vithika is a
"29.06.2016 14:32:46" الحلقة السابعة : التفاحة Eps7 - Edgard's journey as a refugee Edgard is travelling as a refugee and when a child askes him for a apple, he decides to buy one for him. But when he finds out what vendors ask for an apple, he is shocked.
Watch Edgards experiences while travelling from Lesbos to Germany. You can find
"28.06.2016 10:44:39" lovematters.co.ke Love Matters Presents: GBV Moving Forward Love Matters Africa will host a networking event for NGOs and service providers. The focus will be on strategies to moving gender based violence (GBV) prevention and services for survivors forward. How can we raise awareness of Gender Based Violence (GBV)? What can we learn from each other's experiences? What are the most effective prevention strategies? All these questions and more will be explored during a specialised networking event for NGOs and
"17.06.2016 09:26:06" en.wikipedia.org Yosri Fouda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Yosri Fouda (Arabic: يسري فودة Yusrī Fūdah, IPA: [ˈjosɾi ˈfuːdæ]), born in Egypt, is an investigative reporter, author, and television host. He established Al Jazeera's office in London and was one of the star figures in the channel until he resigned in The most famous Arab Investigative journalist, Yosri Fouda, studied at RNTC 26 years ago, and has very fond memories of his training.
Yosri congratulated Egyptian investigative journalist Sayed Torky, who completed his RNTC Media Campaigns course last
"09.06.2016 12:48:59" rnw.org Love Matters gets serious about pleasure at Women Deliver 2016 How do you stand out when you're trying to compete with big name organisations such as Guttmacher and Planned Parenthood that represent the royalty of sexual and reproductive health and rights? Simple: you talk about things that nobody else in the sexual The 4th Global Women Deliver Conference at Copenhagen, was the largest gathering on girls' and women's health and rights in the last decade. Here, Love Matters did an amazing job talking about how to use pleasure to engage youth in SRHR and was active in
"08.06.2016 09:50:14" rntc.com Media Professionals and Rule of Law Practitioners – are we missing each other? It is tough to be a media and communications professional in a world of development types. Working with people's emotions via mass media and social media is a serious business. And trying to influence your audiences is very challenging, says senior RNTC trainer Janet Anderson: first you need to know how people learn and how they are persuaded.
"07.06.2016 14:53:12" mingle.org.in MINGLE | Mission for Indian Gay & Lesbian Empowerment The third edition of the Indian LGBT Youth Leadership Summit was organized in Mumbai over two days - 4th and 5th of June - by Mission for Indian Gay and Lesbian Empowerment (MINGLE) in association with Love Matters and with the support of Godrej, Read all about the LGBT Youth Leadership Summit from last weekend in Mumbai! The theme for the summit this year was “Coming out and coming together” with a focus on workplace inclusion, including the launch of the Indian LGBT Workplace Climate Survey
"06.06.2016 14:29:58" rnw.org Debate for social change in Ivory Coast In May, RNW Media brought together about 100 young Ivorians in Abidjan for a unique debate on the impact of (inter)national justice in the reconciliation process in their deeply divided country. The participants - law and journalism students, activists In May, RNW Media brought together around 100 young Ivorians in Abidjan for a debate about international justice, local justice and reconciliation. 'In Ivory Coast, it is often impossible to talk about this issue even within families,' explains Gaëlle
"03.06.2016 14:30:33" justiceandreconciliation.com 'Let's Talk, Uganda' gives space to community voices | Justice and Reconciliation Project Justin Ocan, a community leader in Lukodi, Bungatira sub-county, speaks during a press conference to launch Let's Talk, Uganda at Northern Uganda Media Club in Gulu, 1 June 2016. Yesterday we launched a new project called: Let's Talk, Uganda.
This new project aims to engage, inform and provide a safe space for respectful dialogue across Uganda. It will cover a wide range of topics relating to transitional justice, including
"03.06.2016 07:00:01" Timeline Photos As part of the Love Matters IDAHOT campaign celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Love Matters India will be co-hosting the 3rd Indian LGBT Youth Summit along with Mingle (Mission for Indian Gay & Lesbian
"24.05.2016 09:51:34" girlsglobe.org WhatsApp as a Medium to Inform Audiences of Love Matters in India Rise Up is pleased to launch our Impact Blog Series for the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. This series highlights the work of two Champions for Change (C4C) leaders in Nigeria and… Gayatri from the Love Matters India team tells about how she became interested in SRHR and ended up leading a WhatsApp pilot as a tech-sceptic!
"23.05.2016 14:27:36" nrc.nl Bloggen voor verandering in gewelddadig Burundi In Burundi zijn nieuwe vredesonderhandelingen begonnen. De inzet is hoog, schetsen twee jonge bloggers. Een toekomst voor de jeugd of een allesverwoestende burgeroorlog. NRC interviewed our bloggers from Yaga Burundi. Read the extensive (dutch) article here!
"20.05.2016 13:00:01" Brazilian volunteer leaves home to help refugees in Lesbos - E... Brazilian volunteer leaves home to help refugees in Lesbos - Episode 1
Edgard is a Brazilian lawyer and activist who left his life and career behind and travelled to the Greek island of Lesbos to volunteer full-time by helping the refugees. Afterwards he
"18.05.2016 12:32:00" Photos from RNW's post RNW Media's Yemen Youth Panel concluded the inaugural season of #SaveUsama campaign in the Yemeni cities of Sanaa and Aden last week. The season consisted of 40 full-house theatrical shows in high schools, that reached more than 3000 students in total,
"17.05.2016 11:58:56" Timeline Photos Happy IDAHOT! Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
This week Love Matters celebrates Love & Diversity with a global online campaign called “Love4All”. They will be sharing exclusive content on LGBTQ issues, hosting
"16.05.2016 11:03:15" Timeline Photos Our Love Matters team is attending the Women Deliver Global Conference, taking place May 16 - 19 at Copenhagen. The conference will be the largest gathering on girls' and women's health and rights in the last decade. Here, Love Matters will be talking
"12.05.2016 19:06:13" nos.nl Bloggers in Burundi: natuurlijk ben ik bang Al een jaar lang is er een flinke crisis in Burundi. Dacia en Armel Gilbert riskeren elke dag hun leven door erover te schrijven. Again a touching portrait from our Yaga bloggers, published in dutch by NOS op 3
"12.05.2016 14:55:08" rnw.org Ikenna Azuike is back with bitesize news for the fourth series of What's Up Africa From religion to royals, there is no frontier critically acclaimed Nigerian-born vlogger, Ikenna Azuike, won't explore for popular satirical news segment, What's Up Africa.Returning to screens on Wednesday 4th May, as part of BBC World News' Focus on What's Up Africa is returning to screens as part of BBC News' Focus on Africa. In this fourth season, Ikenna Azuike will bring news from across Ghana together with his trademark tongue-in-cheek humour. Read all about it!
"10.05.2016 08:58:31" vice.com Dacia riskeert haar leven door te bloggen in Burundi | VICE | Netherlands Het bloggersplatform YAGA kan worden gezien als een van de laatste nieuwsbronnen in het Oost-Afrikaanse Burundi. Met steun van de Nederlandse Wereldomroep kan initiatiefneemster Dacia Munezero over de situatie in haar eigen land bloggen, maar ze brengt Also VICE Nederland interviewed Dacia, read the whole one-on-one interview here (only in dutch)
"08.05.2016 09:56:07" nos.nl Burundi geteisterd door aanhoudend geweld Een kwart miljoen mensen op de vlucht, moordpartijen en executies op straat. Honderden mensen die zijn verdwenen. In Burundi keert de rust, sinds het mislukken van een staatsgreep vorig jaar, maar niet terug. Watch and read the interview from Nieuwsuur with our bloggers from Yaga here!
"07.05.2016 09:29:54" Timeline Photos It's been a few months since the trial of the Ivorian former president ,Laurent Gbagbo and his supporter, Charles Blé Goudé started at the ICC. Ivoire Justice our project which covers Justice and Reconciliation in Ivory Coast has received funding from
"06.05.2016 13:02:39" volkskrant.nl Geteisterd door geweld proberen Burundese bloggers waarheid te brengen | Buitenland | de Volkskrant Arrestaties voor zonsopgang, lijken in de straten bij het eerste daglicht. Burundi wordt sinds een jaar geteisterd door politiek geweld met meer dan d de Volkskrant interviewed our brave bloggers from Burundi. They talk about the situation in their home country and their blog Yaga. Armel previously worked at a renowned newspaper: 'The things I saw sometimes made me angry, but I couldn't incorporate that
"03.05.2016 21:07:40" Timeline Photos Yuan Chang and Ruben Terlou had a great talk about censorship in China at the Festival of Free Speech. Yuan: 'China doesn't necessarily need Facebook, but it needs complete Internet'
"03.05.2016 10:03:58" Photos from RNW's post Today, on World Press Freedom Day, our Yemen Youth Panel is organizing a debate with students at an university in Aden. The debate is about the role of journalism and is called: 'How do media deal with terrorism and violence'.
Our colleagues in Yemen are
"01.05.2016 15:01:54" debalie.nl RNW Op 3 mei, op de Internationale Dag van de Persvrijheid, gaan we in debat over de 'Red Line' van het vrije woord.
Bekijk hier alvast het programma en koop je kaartje bij De Balie!
"30.04.2016 12:39:40" thebobs.com The Bobs - Best of Online Activism The Bobs Awards - Deutsche Welle is looking for the best blogs, microblogs and social media projects. Our bloggers from Burundi have been nominated for the French user awards of The Bobs! These are the last days to vote for Yaga Burundi!
"29.04.2016 13:00:01" Photos from RNW's post Last week our regional colleagues came to the RNW Media HQ in the Netherlands for the Regional Colleagues Summit. During the summit everybody followed trainings and also found time to attend events and interviews. We're very proud of all our colleagues
"28.04.2016 14:48:47" What's Up Africa What's Up Africa is back - and IKENNA AZUIKE is back - bringing you bitesize news with his trademark tongue in cheek humour. It's the fourth series of the satirical news segment and the team's been in Ghana where Ikenna rubs shoulders with prominent What's Up Africa is back with it's fourth season! Ikenna Azuike is returning to screens on Wednesday 4th May, as part of BBC World News' Focus on Africa!
"28.04.2016 08:45:00" Photos from RNW's post Pictures from "A Canned Story", a theatrical show that is touring tens of middle schools in two Yemeni cities, Sanaa and Aden. The show is the brainchild of Ruba Mimi of Yemen Youth Panel, and is co-organized by RNW Media and a local Yemeni organization.
"26.04.2016 10:00:07" nos.nl 'Jemen is als een man die hulpeloos op de grond ligt' Behalve al-Qaida strijden in Jemen regeringstroepen en rebellen om de macht. De burgers worden door geen van de partijen ontzien. Nieuwsuur interviewde twee van onze collega's uit Yemen over de situatie in het land. Ze zijn nu even in Nederland, Wael: "Ik hoor hier geen schoten of explosies zoals we bij ons gewend zijn. Ik voel me in Nederland heel anders dan in Yemen, heel
"21.04.2016 08:59:28" rsf.org 2016 World Press Freedom Index | Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) presents the 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Yesterday the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published the 2016 World Press Freedom Index, where the Netherlands has moved up two positions and is now ranked second place of 180 countries total! Unfortunately there's an overall "deep and disturbing"
"20.04.2016 09:20:08" Timeline Photos Young African activists from our communities in Yaga (Burundi) Ivoire Justice (Ivory Coast) and Waza Afrique (Democratic Republic of Congo) are in The Netherlands. Together with international justice experts, they will discuss: 'African alternatives to
"19.04.2016 15:04:06" Photos from RNW's post We're very proud to have all our regional colleagues with us in the Regional Colleagues Summit in RNW Media headquarters in Hilversum. The Summit started on Monday and runs throughout the week. Below are some pictures from one of the sessions of the
"14.04.2016 09:01:25" Dora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTsxZz3Aarg
The last seven years, during the Summer, in México I have been teaching children and youngsters what I learned in Radio Nederland Training Centre...they enjoy producing their own short fiction stories...I have We are proud and excited that Dora, following an RNTC training several years ago, has been teaching what she learnt. Her students are producing short fiction stories based on RNTC skills! Thank you for sharing Dora, and we hope to see you again soon for a
"12.04.2016 15:08:53" mindshakes.com Censuur in China: 'de onduidelijkheid maakt mensen heel angstig' - Mindshakes In het China van vandaag is censuur de normaalste zaak van de wereld. Een gesprek met Yuan Chang, een onafhankelijke journalist. RNW Media's Yuan Chang vertelt over zijn ervaringen in China: “Altijd als iemand verdwijnt, is die persoon vrijwel zeker opgepakt door de overheid.”
"08.04.2016 11:00:00" rntc.nl RNW What do you do when a story like the #PanamaPapers lands in your lap? This is one of the critical questions investigative journalists from around the world will discuss next week...
Look out, corrupt leaders and judges on the take; trained investigative
"07.04.2016 17:45:54" Innoversity Parade Wil jij ook bijdragen aan de toekomst van #Innoversity en diversiteit in de media? Check http://www.innoversityparade.nl/ en praat mee via #Innoversity. Deel dit bericht met al je vrienden! 'Be hungry for change!' is de boodschap van de #InnoversityNL
"07.04.2016 13:44:51" Timeline Photos The Innoversity Parade rocks! Alle sprekers en What's Up Africa's Ikenna Azuike als host geven een nieuwe impuls aan Nederlandse omroepen om meer te doen met innovatie en diversiteit.
"05.04.2016 14:39:10" rnw.org Jaarverslag 2015 RNW Media zet media in om sociale verandering te bevorderen. Goed geïnformeerde mensen dragen bij aan een betere toekomst; daarom maken we informatie over gevoelige zaken beschikbaar in delen van de wereld waar vrijheid van meningsuiting niet 235 miljoen! Zoveel views hebben wij vorig jaar gegenereerd via onze websites en social mediakanalen, waarvan de meeste afkomstig waren uit China. Daarnaast vindt meer dan 80% van de bezoekers dat de websites taboes makkelijker bespreekbaar maakt en
"05.04.2016 09:02:16" Festival van het Vrije Woord Festival van het Vrije Woord “Mark Rutte is een eikel. Als ik dat schrijf, zal er geen geblindeerde auto parkeren voor mijn huis, er zullen geen mannen uitstappen die aanbellen en me zeggen even mee te komen zodat ze een paar vragen kunnen stellen, ze zullen me niet naar de extra Op 3 mei, de jaarlijkse Internationale Dag van de Persvrijheid, organiseren we het Festival van het Vrije Woord in De Balie! Waar ligt de grens voor het vrije woord en wie beslist eigenlijk wat wel of niet kan? Een avond vol discussie over deze 'Red
"01.04.2016 11:25:02" Timeline Photos RNW Media's Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك now publishes an exclusive weekly cartoon by the world renowned cartoonist Carlos Latuff. Here is the latest!
كارلوس لاتوف-Carlos Latuff- رسام الثورة
"31.03.2016 09:05:18" Innoversity Parade Innoversity Parade De INNOVERSITY PARADE is een uniek evenement rondom innovatie en (culturele) diversiteit in de media en heeft als doel diversiteit in de media in het algemeen en bij de publieke omroepen in het bijzonder te stimuleren. De NTR heeft het initiatief genomen Vandaag over een week is het zover: de Innoversity Parade! Er zijn nog een paar plekken vrij, dus schrijf je snel in!
"23.03.2016 12:26:00" rntc.nl RNW Ginger da Silva worked as senior producer at RNW Media for 20 years and now trains media professionals at RNTC since 2009.
Ginger has a secret, which you can find out on this blog! What do you think?
"17.03.2016 11:35:00" eltoque.com el TOQUE | Todas las historias cuentan El Toque Cuba. Contamos las historias de jóvenes como tú que se sienten protagonistas de esta Cuba que cambia; aquellos que transforman, que emprenden, dialogan y construyen iniciativas ciudadanas para su gente. Te mostramos cómo otros jóvenes superaron Our colleagues from El Toque have just launched a new website in Cuba. This is a fresh, direct, contemporary design that matches with user needs in a country where young people is eager to be connected, create dialogue and share their experiences with
"15.03.2016 10:10:41" Innoversity Parade Innoversity Parade De INNOVERSITY PARADE is een uniek evenement rondom innovatie en (culturele) diversiteit in de media en heeft als doel diversiteit in de media in het algemeen en bij de publieke omroepen in het bijzonder te stimuleren. De NTR heeft het initiatief genomen Samen met Nederlandse omroepen organiseren we de Innoversity Parade, waar innovatie en (culturele) diversiteit in de Nederlandse media centraal staat. Ikenna Azuike is de host van het event, kom je ook?
"06.03.2016 14:54:00" #Keepsake_from_Syria: What did the Syrian refugees bring with ... Syrian refugees name the most important things they brought with them in the most recent video of معكم - Ma3akom. Watch the video and share your reactions and/or opinions! Ma3akom is RNW Media's 24/7 Arabic satellite TV channel dedicated to Syria and the
"04.03.2016 19:55:42" Timeline Photos To commemorate International Women’s Day, RNW Media is pleased to announce the event "Women for Peace" that will take place in Benghazi, Libya on Tuesday 8 March 2016, in collaboration with Libyan Women's Peace Platform منبر المراه الليبية من اجل السلام
"29.02.2016 19:59:04" nytlive.nytimes.com Video shows Syrian refugees naming the most important thing they took with them A new video from Huna Sotak, RNW Media’s journalistic platform for young Arab voices in the Middle East and North Africa, asked Syrian refugees to name the most important thing they took with… The New York Times website has republished Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك most recent video about the Syrian refugees and their most important keepsakes! The video with its description has been published today on Women in the World, a joint-venture with the NYT.
"25.02.2016 15:53:44" rnw.org RNW Media in support of convicted Egyptian author Ahmed Naji RNW Media has published a group photo of staff expressing solidarity with Egyptian author Ahmed Naji, who was sentenced to two years in prison at the weekend for using sexually explicit language in his writings. RNW Media staff express solidarity with jailed Egyptian author Ahmed Naji.
"25.02.2016 15:46:54" Arabische liefde. Beeldvorming over liefde en seksualiteit in de Arabische wereld Arabische liefde. Beeldvorming over liefde en seksualiteit in de Arabische wereld Na de gebeurtenissen in Keulen is het publieke debat over migratie en vluchtelingen opeens gedomineerd door de vermeende seksuele normen en waarden van migrantengroepen. In de media werden grote zorgen geuit over de mogelijke bedreiging van de komst van Op 9 maart a.s. zullen Sobhi Khatib en Abir C Sarras van ons project Love Matters Arabic spreken op het event Cineblend in Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam. De avond zal gaan over beeldvorming in de media over liefde en seksualiteit in de Arabische wereld.
"25.02.2016 15:05:01" Timeline Photos Women and Peace: towards a safe secure world? RNW is taking part in this HAGUE TALKS event (in French) on the evening of Tuesday March 8, from 19:30 to 21:00 at the Justice and Peace Netherlands office in the Hague (Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM). We will
"25.02.2016 13:14:28" rnw.org Coordinator communicatie RNW Media RNW Media zet media in voor verandering en het verbinden van gemeenschappen en change-makers door innovatief gebruik van media en training. We bespreken gevoelige zaken in delen van de wereld waar vrijheid van meningsuiting niet vanzelfsprekend Voor onze afdeling communicatie zoeken wij een coordinator (ter vervanging van zwangerschapsverlof).
"23.02.2016 12:06:45" rnw.org RNW Media concerned about prison sentence for Egyptian novelist Egyptian author Ahmed Naji has been sentenced to two years in prison for using sexually explicit language in one of his novels. Naji regularly contributes opinion pieces to RNW Media’s Arabic Huna Sotak and Love Matters Arabic platforms. RNW Media is RNW Media is highly concerned about the prison sentence handed down to Egyptian author Ahmed Naji and about the possible implications of the verdict for freedom of expression in Egypt.
"19.02.2016 16:09:22" socialmediaweek.org February 2016 - Lagos Expanding the reach and impact of SMW globally, SMWi is a new initiative that opens up the opportunity to host an event to cities everywhere. Are you interested in sexual health and rights and based in Lagos? Don't miss Love Matters Africa event as part of Social Media Week Lagos!
Save the date: Wednesday 24 February 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Experience Stage
"18.02.2016 12:50:00" The Winner Takes It All A short film produced by RNW Media about Taiz, the Yemeni city that has been besieged for 10 months due to the ongoing war between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led military coalition. Human rights organizations can't provide residents with food and
"09.02.2016 10:50:43" rnw.org Freelance Video editor and filmmaker WUA The video editor / filmmaker will continue producing visually groundbreaking, modern, fresh, satirical video blogs in line with the well-defined WUA satirical voice that our fans have come to know and love. He/she will also be expected to bring in hi We are looking for a freelance video editor and filmmaker in the Netherlands. Please check rnw.org for more info.
"08.02.2016 17:03:17" youtube.com Chinese New Year Celebration in The Netherlands 猴年吉祥 ! May the Year of the Monkey bring you health, happiness and success! Happy Chinese New Year from RNW Media. This is a glimpse of how we celebrated it in our headquarters in Hilversum in 2014. (Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Mukunda Nepal)
"02.02.2016 15:04:04" rnw.org Operational Content Strategist For our programme Love Matters we are looking for a Operational Content Strategist We are looking for a new colleague! Are you joining our team?
"02.02.2016 14:13:04" rnw.org Vithika Yadav among India’s 100 key influencers The head of operations of RNW Media’s Love Matters platform for India, Vithika Yadav, attended last weekend’s annual forum of the NGO Action for India as one of the country's 100 'key influencers'. "Everyone talks about supporting disruptive, new, breakthrough ideas - so here's Love Matters for you. It is new, disruptive, totally cool and has a proven track record already." - Vithika Yadav at last weekend's Action for India Annual Forum.
"29.01.2016 08:06:01" Photos from RNW's post Feature articles in two Dutch national newspapers in the wake of RNW Media's online influencers event https://www.rnw.org/articles/bloggers-open-borders-for-the-media
"28.01.2016 09:11:54" Timeline Photos Today’s a big day for our project which covers Justice and Reconciliation in Ivory Coast. The trial of the former president Laurent Gbagbo and his supporter, Charles Blé Goudé trial has finally started at the ICC. The issues around the trial are ver
"28.01.2016 08:17:24" oneworld.nl In Burundi zijn bloggers de nieuwe journalisten (en Facebook is de nieuwe radio) Sinds president Nkurunziza zich vorig jaar verkiesbaar stelde voor een derde termijn gaat het mis in Burundi. Volgens tegenstanders handelt Nkurunziza buiten de grondwet om. Een president mag in Burundi niet meer dan twee termijnen dienen. Reden voor 'Bloggers are the new journalists, Facebook is the new radio' is the headline on OneWorld.nl, based on an interview with Burundi blogger Dacia Munezero, one of the participants in RNW Media's recent online influencers event.
"27.01.2016 16:38:48" youtube.com Online Influencers: New Perspectives on Social Change In countries where it’s hard for journalists to operate, bloggers can be a boon to the established media, providing valuable information on the upshot of pol... Video time!
In countries where it’s hard for journalists to operate, bloggers can be a boon to the established media, providing valuable information on the upshot of political developments. They are influential, and form a basis for social change.
"27.01.2016 12:30:36" Timeline Photos Our day had a very good start. Trouw newspaper published a story on RNW Media and the major changes since 2012.This is how we are being introduced: 'Three years ago the Wereldomroep lost 2/3 of its budget. All activitites were to be directed towards
"22.01.2016 16:45:01" Timeline Photos In the most recent questionnaire conducted by RNW Media's Yemen Youth Panel, a staggering 94% of respondents think that the role of humanitarian organizations in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz is "insufficient". 96% of respondents consider the nine
"14.01.2016 16:19:37" Timeline Photos Piet Bakker sums up RNW Media’s Online Influencers Event: Journalism is very much alive, even in places where you wouldn’t expect it to be. We live in the age of online networking and we are now witnessing the real power of social media. https://www.
"14.01.2016 15:10:57" Timeline Photos Now underway: RNW Media Online Influencers Event: New Perspectives on #socialchange facebook.com/events/1072222172829765
"12.01.2016 15:10:18" Online Influencers: New Perspectives on Social Change Online Influencers: New Perspectives on Social Change As we are all aware, the media landscape is changing drastically, opening up new and exciting opportunities for everyone involved in online communication.
New technologies and social media have spawned a new breed of young influencers advocating so As we are all aware, the media landscape is changing drastically, opening up new and exciting opportunities for everyone involved in online communication.
New technologies and social media have spawned a new breed of young influencers advocating so
"12.01.2016 09:45:31" Photos from RNW's post Antoine Kaburahe is the director of the electronic journal Iwacu, one of the last remaining independent newspapers still operational in Burundi and the country’s most visited website. He is one of the speakers at Thursday’s RNW Media event Online Inf
"07.01.2016 14:02:22" rnw.org Young Libyans taking steps on the ladder of social change In present-day Libya, two is company, three is a security concern, and any more than that is a major security risk. So how to get 100 young bloggers, writers and activists together in the capital Tripoli? Young Libyan bloggers, writers and activists got together at an RNW Media cultural event in Tripoli to share ideas about promoting peaceful dialogue in a country suffering from instability and conflict.
"06.01.2016 14:15:50" rnw.org Digital analyst / CRO specialist RNW Media uses media for change, connecting communities and change-makers through innovative use of media and training. We discuss sensitive topics in parts of the world where freedom of speech cannot be taken for granted. And we enable young people We are looking for a new colleague!
"06.01.2016 14:07:57" rnw.org Senior digital analyst - Team coordinator RNW Media uses media for change, connecting communities and change-makers through innovative use of media and training. We discuss sensitive topics in parts of the world where freedom of speech cannot be taken for granted. And we enable young people We are looking for a new colleague!
"26.12.2015 17:41:00" A Bahraini Activist Volunteers to Help Refugees in Lesbos Faten Bushehri, a Bahraini journalist who works for Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك - the Arabic Dept. of RNW Media, has launched a campain to help the refugees in Lesbos, the Greek Island and the first port of entry for hundreds of thousands of refugees comin
"17.12.2015 16:54:19" Photos from RNW's post On the morning of Saturday 12 December 2015, Sana'a University in the Yemeni capital hosted a student debate about the media performance during the nine-month long war, since the beginning of the Saudi Arabian-led military intervention in Yemen. The
"17.12.2015 13:23:10" rnw.org National success and international acclaim for Huna Libya RNW Media’s radio broadcast to Libya has been selected for two major international awards. “This is a major recognition for our programme, which we only started six months ago,” says Huna Libya host Karima Idrissi. RNW Media’s radio broadcast to Libya has been nominated for two major international awards.
"17.12.2015 13:18:43" rnw.org RNW Media is an official Google Partner It’s a token of recognition, a badge of excellence if you will, and RNW Media is proud that it has acquired the status of certified partner of Google, one of the "The internet Big Five". RNW Media has acquired the status of certified partner of Google.
"10.12.2015 20:27:26" rnw.org Netherlands FM Bert Koenders calls for more legal instruments to fight modern slavery This year’s Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to IRA-Mauritania, an organisation fighting slavery in Mauritania. Marking Human Rights Day, Netherlands Foreign Minister Bert Koenders handed the prize, a bronze statue and cash award of € 100,000, to RNW Media interviews Netherlands Foreign Minister Bert Koenders after he handed the Human RIghts Tulip award to IRA-Mauritania, a group working to abolish slavery.
"10.12.2015 14:50:22" dichtbijnederland.nl NTR | Dichtbij Nederland De burgeroorlog in Syrië raakt ook de nieuwsvoorziening in het land. Daarom begon een jaar geleden het satellietradiostation Ma3akom (spreek uit Maa-aakom) met uitzenden, vanuit Hilversum en gericht op Syrië en de Syrische vluchtelingen in andere lan De burgeroorlog in Syrië raakt ook de nieuwsvoorziening in het land. Daarom begon een jaar geleden het satellietradiostation Ma3akom (spreek uit Maa-aakom) met uitzenden, vanuit Hilversum en gericht op Syrië en de Syrische vluchtelingen in andere lan
"09.12.2015 20:49:08" A message from Palestinian children to Daesh These smart Palestinian kids are sending a strong message to the so called Daesh, or The Islamic State. Watch the most recent video production of RNW Media's معكم - Ma3akom TV.
English subtitles are available. Make sure to turn on "CC" on the bottom
"04.12.2015 09:00:55" Timeline Photos RNW Media is one of the founders of the DG7 alliance of international broadcasters. At its annual conference, the alliance concluded that "freedom of expression" is facing serious threats, caused by global terror and intimidation on the one hand an
"25.11.2015 12:50:17" youtube.com "Good Music" - Cee L Click Thumbs up to vote for this video to win #loveawardske Recorded at Dynamix Studios, Nairobi @dynamixstudios "This song is about when two people - or more, however you like - get together and make 'good music' that wakes the neighbours up".
As campaigners take to the streets of Nairobi to demand the Pope protect their children against comprehensive sex edu
"24.11.2015 07:30:26" Timeline Photos Get to know how RNW throught its International Justice Programme monitors justice. Follow the panel discussion on Twitter with #monitoringjustice
This panel discussion co-organized by Open Society Justice Initiative and RNW Media will give you the
"17.11.2015 07:54:10" Timeline Photos Forum on Women and Media has started in Beijing 荷广 女性与媒体论坛 开幕式 @helanonline @lovemattersHq
"13.11.2015 14:42:43" debalie.nl De Balie and Club Interbellum together with RNW cooperation present:
Defending Mexico’s Independent Journalism
Mexican top-journalist Carmen Aristegui who is regarded as one of Latin America's leading journalists and left-wing opinion leaders, gi
"12.11.2015 13:40:00" rnw.org Jacqueline Lampe new RNW Media Programme Director Jacqueline Lampe will join RNW Media as Programme Director on 1 January 2016. She will have final responsibility for RNW Media’s editorial course and will lead the organisation together with General Director Robert Zaal. RNW Media welcomes Jacqueline Lampe as its new Programme Director
"11.11.2015 11:25:37" Timeline Photos This week, Love Matters launches the Love Matters Music Awards! The first music awards in Kenya dedicated to providing young people the chance to produce songs on themes related to pleasure and sexuality. In partnership with the Institute of Developm
"07.11.2015 15:43:08" youtube.com لاجئون سوريون في هولندا: بابا اشتقت لك! نزوح السوريين من بلدهم ولجوئهم إلى بلدان غريبة، تعبير عن مأساة إنسانية بلا قرار.. شاهدنا صور المطاردات على الحدود الأوربية، شاهدنا جثثا مكدسة على سواحل البحا... The displacement of Syrians from their country is a humanitarian tragedy. We have seen photos of terrible situations at European borders, we witnessed the corpses piled on the shores of the sea and in container transport trucks. We have heard some of
"05.11.2015 10:30:49" vpro.nl Syrische radio uit een doos Afgelopen week zond Bureau Buitenland een reportage van Edwin Koopman uit over Ma3akom. Een Syrisch radiostation dat vanuit Nederland uitzendt. Afgelopen week zond Bureau Buitenland een reportage van Edwin Koopman uit over Ma3akom. VPRO schreef erover:
'De 'radio in a box’ is van grote toegevoegde waarde voor de radiomakers in Syrië. Zij zijn nu niet gebonden aan één vaste plek, maar kunnen
"03.11.2015 10:35:28" Wij vinden nogal wat Wij vinden nogal wat. En dat is maar goed ook. Want vrijheid van vinden is essentieel. Altijd. Overal. Daarom zet RNW Media zich in landen waar de vrijheid van meningsuiting minder vanzelfsprekend is.
Kijk op rnw.org voor onze projecten en hoe jij
"30.10.2015 10:00:05" m.radio1.nl Beluister de reportage van Edwin Koopman over Ma3akom, ons satelliet kanaal voor Syrië en Syriërs in de regio voor BureauBuitenland VPRO met o.a. onze collega's Taleb K Ibrahim Nicolien Den Boer en Marc Brouwer
"29.10.2015 14:05:28" rnw.org RNW Media in support of newsroom diversity RNW Media has responded to a call to help bring more colour to the newsroom of De Correspondent newspaper. RNW Media has responded to a call to help bring more colour to the newsroom of De Correspondent newspaper. This follows a self-critical article in the Dutch-language digital-only publication, lamenting the lack of ethnic and cultural diversity among
"29.10.2015 13:21:57" debalie.nl De Balie Since Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto came into power in 2012, the death toll among journalists has increased dramatically, making Mexico one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists to work in. A whopping 90% of the murders on Journalistiek en Mexico, een levensgevaarlijke combinatie. De Balie presenteert zaterdag 14 november het eerste live interview met topjournalist Carmen Aristegui, betrokken bij de MexicoLeaks. Gevolgd door een Expert Meeting met o.a. Emmanuel Gallard
"23.10.2015 07:43:29" Timeline Photos Love Matters Kenya has been named 'Best Digital Social Platform' at the 2015 AfriComNet annual awards for Excellence in Health Communication in Africa. A huge congratulations to the team!
"22.10.2015 13:26:35" Timeline Photos Gisteren publiceerde De Correspondent een oproep ( https://decorrespondent.nl/3516/We-willen-De-Correspondent-diverser-maken-Helpen-jullie-mee-/261333732-d323009e ). Ze willen de redactie diverser maken en roepen mensen op hierover mee te denken. Dit
"14.10.2015 08:40:00" RNW's cover photo
"02.10.2015 09:28:25" www.rnw.org Freelance social media specialist WUA What’s Up Africa (WUA) is a satirical video blog that homes in on Africa’s burning issues. With a quizzical look at what’s hip, hot, eye-catching or ridiculous, the show uses comedy to spark debate on topics too hot for the mainstream to handle. Are you a freelance online guru with a sense of humor? The What’s up Africa team is looking for you.
"25.09.2015 08:46:01" youtube.com #IKVIND Murad Subay - Jemen #IKVIND dat het normaal moet zijn om te zeggen wat je vindt. Voor iedereen. Overal. Ook als het om gevoelige dingen gaat. Zoals seks, onrecht, politiek. Daar... #IKVIND dat iedereen moet kunnen zeggen wat hij vindt. Ook in Jemen. Bekijk hier het verhaal van Murad en zie hoe wij hem helpen bij het verkrijgen van vrijheid van meningsuiting.
"23.09.2015 07:55:07" youtube.com #IKVIND Ah Qiang - China #IKVIND dat het normaal moet zijn om te zeggen wat je vindt. Voor iedereen. Overal. Ook als het om gevoelige dingen gaat. Zoals seks, onrecht, politiek. Daar... #IKVIND dat iedereen gelijke rechten heeft. Ook in China. Bekijk hier het verhaal van Ah en zie hoe wij hem helpen op te komen voor gelijkheid in zijn thuisland.
"21.09.2015 08:33:31" youtube.com #IKVIND Dacia Munezero - Burundi #IKVIND dat het normaal moet zijn om te zeggen wat je vindt. Voor iedereen. Overal. Ook als het om gevoelige dingen gaat. Zoals seks, onrecht, politiek. Daar... #IKVIND dat iedereen mee mag beslissen over politiek. Ook in Burundi. Bekijk hier het verhaal van Dacia en zie hoe wij haar hierbij helpen.
"20.09.2015 13:30:11" Mobile Uploads Robert Zaal samen met de directeur van Lemniscaat en Petra Stienen, ambassadeur van MasterPeace om samen met Ilco van der Linde en Sylvana Simons het boek Be a Nelson te lanceren
"20.09.2015 11:57:22" beanelson.com Nelsons Nelsons De verhalen van deze moedige mensen zijn opgetekend door o.a. Kaya Bouma (de Volkskrant), Sophie van Leeuwen (RNW Media) en Ruth Vandewalle (De Standaard, winnares De Tegel 2013). 23 Nelsons uit de hele wereld Be a Nelson is het levensverhaal Om 15.00 uur start het MasterPeace in Concert, met de boeklancering Be a Nelson, waarbij RNW Media journalisten de inspirerende verhalen van Nelsons over de hele wereld hebben beschreven!
"18.09.2015 17:59:40" humanityhouse.org Gesprek: omdenkers in de noodhulp - Humanity House De uitdagingen in de humanitaire wereld zijn op dit moment enorm. De crises, vluchtelingenstromen en rampen drukken zwaar op hulporganisaties. Hulpverleners rennen van project naar project en hebben niet of nauwelijks tijd voor de cruciale vraag: hoe Noteer in je agenda: donderdag vanaf 19.30: Omdenkers in de noodhulp, met Marc Brouwer (Radio in a Box, RNW Media) Humanity House, hartje Den Haag.
"17.09.2015 10:22:42" Be a Nelson "Be a Nelson" is het levensverhaal van Ilco waarbij de lezer wordt geïnspireerd om zelf te mouwen op te stropen! Het boek ligt 21 september in de winkel. Hope you can make it to the big book launch of ‘Be a Nelson’ (Dutch version) this coming Sunday, 20 September. It will be launched on stage at a major MasterPeace concert in Amsterdam: https://www.facebook.com/Be-a-Nelson-511825222302985/timeline/
"07.09.2015 10:29:23" youtube.com #IKVIND Hala al-Dosari - Saudi-Arabie #IKVIND dat het normaal moet zijn om te zeggen wat je vindt. Voor iedereen. Overal. Ook als het om gevoelige dingen gaat. Zoals seks, onrecht, politiek. Daar... #IKVIND dat iedereen dezelfde rechten heeft. Ook in Saoedi-Arabië. Bekijk hier het verhaal van Hala en zie hoe wij haar helpen op te komen voor gelijke rechten in haar thuisland.
"04.09.2015 15:39:11" Timeline Photos #IKVIND iets van de politie. En wat vind jij? Geef ook je mening op ikvind.org
"03.09.2015 11:04:50" youtube.com #IKVIND Emmanuel Gallardo Cabiedes - Mexico #IKVIND dat het normaal moet zijn om te zeggen wat je vindt. Voor iedereen. Overal. Ook als het om gevoelige dingen gaat. Zoals seks, onrecht, politiek. Daar... #IKVIND dat iedereen mee mag praten over politiek. Ook in Mexico. Bekijk het verhaal van Emmanuel en zie hoe RNW hem helpt zich te uiten in zijn thuisland.
"01.09.2015 10:01:44" rnw.org #IKVIND campaign goes live RNW Media has launched an online platform in the Netherlands to raise awareness of the importance of free speech as a fundamental human right. It’s part of a wider campaign called #IKVIND, which translates as #IBELIEVE, and aims to inspire young Dutc New campaign to inspire young Dutch people to reflect on their freedom to speak their minds: #IKVIND
"01.09.2015 09:34:05" volkskrant.nl Gastblog: Afrikaanse rappers zijn Facebook-revolutionairen | Buitenland | de Volkskrant Rap: 'De opwinding is voelbaar, overal in de stad. Het plein van de natie wordt het plein van de revolutie!'Sophie van Leeuwen, journaliste van Gastblog: Afrikaanse rappers zijn Facebook-revolutionairen
WEBBLOGRap: 'De opwinding is voelbaar, overal in de stad. Het plein van de natie wordt het plein van de revolutie!' Sophie van Leeuwen, journaliste van RNW Media ontmoette jonge, swingende ac
"21.08.2015 12:04:35" rnw.org RNW Media joins forces with MasterPeace RNW Media has signed an agreement with the MasterPeace foundation to explore ways of working together. RNW Media has signed a partnership agreement with the MasterPeace foundation.
"18.08.2015 11:23:37" rnw.org Viral video touches on key immigration issues “Here I am, on the streets of Amsterdam. Invisible. You don’t see me. You look at me as if I don’t exist. Just because I don’t have that paper called a passport.” More than a million views, hundreds of heartwarming comments and a serious discussion about reporting on immigration issues - the latest video by Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك has made a big impact
"13.08.2015 14:47:43" oneworld.nl Arabische vluchtelingenvideo gaat viral Hoe kom je als Somalische vrouw, na jaren in Saoedi-Arabië te hebben gewoond, op de Nederlandse straat terecht? Ilhaam Awees overkwam het, en vertelt haar verhaal online in een Arabische video. Iets wat de islamitische gemeenschap wereldwijd duidelij This touching video about the story of Ilhaam Awees went viral on our Arabic platform Huna Sotak and has over 920.000 views. Now the Dutch version of the video is available too.
"13.08.2015 09:17:16" Zin in een ijsje? Vanmiddag gratis perzikijs – Freez'Peach - van 1 tot 3 uur op Vredenburg, Utrecht.
"11.08.2015 19:12:57" nu.nl Stemwijzer helpt mensen kiezen in Marokko StemWijzer gaat de grens over. De online stemhulp is dinsdag in Marokko in gebruik genomen in aanloop naar de gemeenteraads- en provinciale verkiezingen op 4 september. Vanaf vandaag live: Dalil, de Marokkaanse StemWijzer. In aanloop naar de gemeentelijke en provinciale verkiezingen op 4 september helpt een Arabische versie ruim 13 miljoen stemgerechtigden bij het maken van een keuze.
"31.07.2015 08:45:16" Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك أصبحت ظاهرة انضمام الشباب الأوروبي إلى تنظيم "داعش"، ملفتة في الآونة الأخيرة، إذ انتقل ما بين 3500 و4100 شخص إلى التنظيم من أوربا الغربية وفق آخر إحصائيات نشرها موقع "تيليغراف. الحكومات الاوربية تحاول فهم هذه الظاهرة وماهي الاسباب التي تدفع الشباب ال What would you do if your son/daughter/ beloved one decided to join #ISIS?
This question was raised lately by our Arabic department Huna Sotak | هنا صوتك in Amsterdam. The interviewees couldn't imagine that there is a possibility to lose someone th
"29.07.2015 18:17:59" rnw.org Telling LGBTI stories with passion and pride How do you get your story across when you’re facing a wall of hostility and the sensitive topics you feel strongly about are laughed at, or ignored? When you’re standing up for sexual rights that are considered taboo in the conservative society you a How do you get your story across when you’re facing a wall of hostility, and the sensitive topics you feel strongly about are laughed at, or ignored?
Telling #LGTBI stories with passion and pride http://bit.ly/1OBQxWX #standbyme #divinelovers
"27.07.2015 06:28:01" "Just a show of hands: who here has sex for pleasure?”
Fantastic response to the Love Matters pleasure panel at the 22nd WAS congress in Singapore. Many thanks to Michelle Chakkalakel (LM Global Content Strategist), Doortje Braeken (Senior Adviser o
"25.07.2015 05:46:15" Good luck to the members of our Love Matters team who have just arrived in Singapore for the 22nd Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health: they will presenting alongside representatives from IPPF, Columbia University and the Youth Initiat
"08.07.2015 07:39:04" youtube.com اطفال البندقية الحرب هي الحرب في كل مكان تقتل الأبرياء وتقتل أجمل ما في الناس من قيم. أطفال اليمن يتم اشراكهم بنسبة كبيرة في الحرب الدائرة الآن، هكذا تقول تقارير المنظمات ا... Our latest survey in Yemen was about child soldiers, 94% of the surveyed Yemenis expressed that they are against the participation of children in fights. 51% of the participants expressed that the tribes have a strong influence on the recruitment of
"02.07.2015 12:49:53" youtube.com WHAT'S UP AFRICA - BEST OF SERIES 2 If you're sad that What's Up Africa has ended its latest run, then cheer up! As the WUA team take a well-earned break, enjoy the Best of Series 2. #throwbackthursday offers you more @What’s up Africa!
If you’re sad the latest series of RNW’s satire show What’s up Africa has ended, don’t despair! Here are the Best Bits:
"23.06.2015 12:25:23" The RNW Media team in Nepal receives a warm and very interested welcome from the Krishi Radio crew members as we explain the #RIAB (Radio In A Box). At 15:00 (AMS time) you'll hear more about our activities, for we will be interviewed by BNR Newsradi
"18.06.2015 10:51:28" Today is the beginning of the Holly month “Ramadan” for Muslims. Ramadan Kareem to all our Muslim followers in the world. We would like to share with you our latest video on how non-muslims think of Islam, a production by our Arabic department “Huna
"17.06.2015 12:59:22" Did you know that we work in Yemen? Yes we do! Our Yemen Youth Panel has now a 100,000 fans on Facebook! Even better, it is rated number 5 in the most popular communities in Yemen..
Yemen Youth Panel surveys Yemeni youth about issues that matter in
"16.06.2015 08:15:57" rijksoverheid.nl Koenders wil homohuwelijk in hele EU | Nieuwsbericht | Rijksoverheid.nl Minister Koenders (Buitenlandse Zaken) wil zich in de Europese Unie hard maken voor erkenning van het huwelijk tussen partners van gelijk geslacht. Dit zei hij vandaag in de Kamer tijdens een debat naar aanleiding van de Mensenrechtenrapportage 2014, Minister Koenders over RNW Media:
'De minister sprak met de Kamer ook over persvrijheid. Voor Koenders is dit een prioriteit in zijn mensenrechtenbeleid, ook in landen die gebukt gaan onder geweld, zoals Syrië en Oekraïne. 'In een oorlogssituatie i
"19.05.2015 06:54:22" Nederland en Azië Het Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken en Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW) nodigen allen die geïnteresseerd zijn in vrouwenrechten in Nederland en China uit voor het volgende evenement: RNW Media & the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to the Asia Carrousel event on May 20 in Amsterdam, discussing Women's Rights in China & the Netherlands.
"18.05.2015 10:06:33" What we do, why we exist and why you should care in just one great animation! #BrandNew #RNWMedia
RNW Media uses media for change, connecting communities and change-makers through innovative use of media and training. We discuss sensitive topics in
"18.05.2015 06:21:39" RNW
"13.05.2015 15:11:04" youtube.com 荷兰在线“中荷对话”项目宣传片 Four leading change-makers from China will visit the Netherlands next week to discuss gender equality in the workplace. They will be joining the second China-Netherlands Dialogue, a series of events held in the Netherlands from 18 to 22 May. #CNNLDia
"13.05.2015 13:39:21" votoradar.mx Voto Radar Nuevo León Today El Toque launched Voto Radar (Vote Radar). This electoral compass tool helps voters discover the political options in Mexico. The aim is to help people evaluate the candidates’ political platforms and find which one is closest to their politica
"12.05.2015 14:33:03" blogs.elpais.com Historias de justicia y reconciliación La reconciliación de los marfileños tiene mucho que ver con Holanda, ese pequeño, helado y pacífico país europeo famoso por los campos de tulipanes, los coffee shops al borde de los canales o los escaparates surrealistas del Barrio Rojo. Allí, concre One of our international justice projects, Ivoire Justice, was featured in the website of Spanish newspaper El País. The project is enjoying a huge success in Ivory Coast as it engages young followers in discussions about justice and reconciliation.
"11.05.2015 17:03:00" Vrije radio. Vanavond zenden wij Huna Libya uit in Libië. (bron: het Parool, 11 mei 2015)
"23.04.2015 13:34:31" justicehub.org Lawyer Ruto witness “shocked” Dutch lawyer Goran Sluiter is shocked. “All kinds of things are happening in Kenya, and now they are happening in the Netherlands as well.” The Kenyan newspaper Daily Nation reported a “spy” tried to meet an ICC witness in the Netherlands last week.
"23.04.2015 13:31:23" rnw.org “Your digital divide is your divide” Nnenna Nwakanma has a dream: an Africa with consistent, affordable and secure internet access. At the 2015 Global Conference on Cyber Space she took centre stage as an opening speaker to exhort all the government delegates to provide what Africa need African governments can do more themselves to build up their own connectivity, says Nnenna Nwakanma in an interview with RNW.
"21.04.2015 12:35:40" rnw.org Beyond the Cold War of Words Can RNW help offer alternative narratives to Moscow’s massive disinformation campaign targeting Russian-speaking minorities in neighbouring countries? A leading Dutch think tank gives a conditional yes. Can RNW help offer alternative narratives to Moscow’s massive disinformation campaign targeting Russian-speaking minorities in neighbouring countries? A leading Dutch think tank gives a conditional yes.
"16.04.2015 13:15:01" youtube.com Watchdogs under Watch - RNW debate on the eve of the 2015 Hague conference on cyberspace Journalism and surveillance was the topic of an RNW panel debate held at Humanity House in The Hague on 14 April. It was based on Watchdogs Under Watch, a re... Electronic surveillance is now pervasive the world over - are you worried about your privacy on the internet?
"16.04.2015 11:02:33" rnw.org Technological insomnia For three weeks I haven’t slept a wink. I don’t seem to be ill though. Neither do I work night shifts or have small children. But sleeplessness stalks me everywhere I go, stretching out the hours, balancing night and day. It’s been three weeks since Are you losing any sleep over cyber surveillance?
"14.04.2015 11:01:44" rnw.org Keeping the internet safe and free RNW @ the 2015 Global Conference on CyberSpace (GCCS) in The Hague RNW Media at the #GCCS2015. Read more about RNW Media's contribution to the 2015 Global Conference on CyberSpace in The Hague
"13.04.2015 09:08:43" decorrespondent.nl Deze ex-advocaat geeft Afrikaanse jongeren hoop met satire In tweeënhalve minuut ingewikkelde dossiers uitleggen, vooroordelen ontkrachten én satire bedrijven. Dat doet videoblogger Ikenna Azuike met zijn nieuwsrubriek What's up, Africa? voor de BBC. Hij bereikt er miljoenen jongeren mee. Hoe gaat hij te wer Net terug uit Ghana ging What’s up Africa vlogger Ikenna Azuike in gesprek met De Correspondent over zijn verrassende carrièreswitch, Afrikaanse satire, de kansen bij de BBC en Ghanese barbies met blauwe ogen
"19.03.2015 09:45:39" rnw.org RNW Without Barriers exhibition in The Hague RNW's ‘Without Barriers’ exhibition, showcasing the work of Egyptian street artists and their visual response to intimacy and relationships, has now moved to the Netherlands. Organised by RNW and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the free This afternoon: launch of the Without Barriers exhibition at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs with our special guest Kees van Baar! http://www.rnw.org/articles/rnw-without-barriers-exhibition-in-the-hague
"18.03.2015 07:49:26" In 2006 stonden er voor de stemlokalen in Bunia, DRC, lange rijen voor de eerste democratische verkiezingen in 40 jaar tijd. Ga jij jouw stemrecht gebruiken vandaag? #PS15
Today, elections for the States-Provincial (Provinciale Staten) and the water
"11.03.2015 15:09:48" Waarom word je kindsoldaat in Oost-Congo? Vandaag in Vrij Nederland een fotoreportage in samenwerking met War Child van Sophie van Leeuwen en Kadir van Lohuizen. #congo #DRC
"05.03.2015 12:29:03" rnw.org Scrubbing out homophobia Alejandra thinks she knows the person who slashed the tires of her car and spray-painted the word “lesbians” on her house. She definitely knows who to turn to if it happens again. An RNW article on solidarity in the face of homophobia strikes a chord Young Mexicans get together to fight neighbourhood homophobia.
"24.02.2015 13:39:22" rnw.org An excellent week for Love Matters Staggering statistics, rave reviews – it’s been a very good week for RNW’s successful Love Matters programme. Our Love Matters programme has been hitting milestones and making waves over the past few days, from Cairo to Mumbai.
"19.02.2015 08:07:41" It's Chinese new year -the year of 'Yang/羊'. 'Yang' can mean ram,goat or sheep so there's a bit of confusion. But RNW's Chinese colleagues say Sheep is most common. So from all of us here at RNW, Happy Year of the Sheep.
"12.02.2015 12:53:50" rnw.org Dead end for children of war in DRC The day his cows were stolen, young Trésor had enough. He decided to join the rebels. Because carrying a gun makes all the difference in Eastern Congo. And there’s a lot to take up arms about. RNW's Sophie van Leeuwen and prominent Dutch photographer Kadir van Lohuizen were in Eastern Congo where they met former child soldier Trésor, “I saw children and adults die in the bush" he told them.
"06.02.2015 13:51:41" www.rnw.org Cooperation with Chinese gay app Blued signed and sealed With Chinese media representatives in the room, RNW director Robert Zaal signed a contract with Geng Le, founder of the Chinese gay app Blued. The collaboration is a way for RNW to support the gay rights movement in China. With many Chinese gays not daring to come out of the closet, the Blued dating app is a breakthrough. Today RNW signed an agreement to support the organisation behind the app. And therewith the #gay #rights movement in #China.
"05.02.2015 12:14:40" www.rnw.org Media and diplomacy teaming up in turbulent times In today’s turbulent world, “the Netherlands should be clear about the kind of values we want to communicate to the world,” Foreign Minister Bert Koenders told an assembly of diplomats. One of these core values is free speech, and RNW has a role to p "Freedom of the press is absolutely vital for an open society” says the Dutch ambassador to Yemen - and RNW has a role to play.
"26.01.2015 09:30:37" www.rnw.org Reaching out in difficult times Connections that were made at RNTC five years ago still sustain a group of alumni journalists. When violence or disaster strikes anywhere, they turn to each other, via their RNTC Facebook group. For RNW, freedom of expression is a fundamental right stressed in all the projects it undertakes. Our training centre RNTC, in turn, gives journalists the skills they need to exercise that freedom effectively and responsibly, through the creative tel
"21.01.2015 13:22:15" www.rnw.org RNW | Promoting free speech through independent journalism We create thought-provoking content for young people around the globe and safe spaces for them to engage on serious issues. We want to improve our website. And your opinion matters. Please check rnw.org and fill out the questionnaire. Thanks!
"19.01.2015 09:21:57" www.rnw.org Electoral reform in Morocco: your votes please Two lecturns, six controversial issues. All related to electoral reform and good governance. Young movers and shakers confronting the Moroccan political elite. The second RNW-sponsored debate in Rabat drew widespread national media interest. Co-organised by leading news website Hespress, RNW's debate sparked national media interest in Morocco.
"16.01.2015 10:39:32" Get ready for exciting new satire series What’s Up Africa, launching on Focus on Africa TV on Friday at 1730 gmt BBC Africa would love to hear what you think of our first episode – and give you a chance to get to know more about Ikenna. So join us fo Tonight at 1730 gmt Ikenna Azuike's satire series What's Up Africa launches on BBC Africa Focus on Africa.
What’s Up Africa is a BBC/RNW co-production and we're proud of it!
"16.01.2015 10:31:36" skollworldforum.org Sexual Pleasure is Universal Attractor for Education Campaign There are many taboos around sex and sexuality: everything from masturbation to condom use, from sex before marriage to abortion. These taboos are reinforced by religion, politics and other social pressures. They often get in the way of tackling glob Skoll World Forum published an article written by Michele Ernsting, head of themes and projects at RNW.
"14.01.2015 09:59:38" www.rnw.org RNW and RNTC join forces with Jinan University RNW and Jinan University decided to cement ties following a successful Story & Formats Masterclass held by RNTC director Turan Ali in China late last November. Both students and staff were impressed. RNW and its media training centre RNTC will provide staff and expertise in a new strategic collaboration with the School of Journalism and Communication at Jinan University in Guangzhou, southern China. This school is one of the oldest and most influ
"09.01.2015 11:47:14" www.rnw.org My Song hits 1M viewers on YouTube My Song has reached over one million views on its YouTube channel. It’s a major landmark for the RNW music series, which started in May 2013. My Song is a popular format among young Africans. The songs are short and catchy, and the message is easy-to-digest.
The series showcases young Africans who have a story to tell. In their own words. No presenter, no interviewer – nothing to get in
"08.01.2015 14:52:50" www.rnw.org We are all Charlie RNW staff joined journalists around the world today observing a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of Wednesday’s attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. “We will stick to what we believe in, and that includes satire and dangerou RNW sees cartoons and satire as powerful tools to open up discussion on sensitive subjects, including politics and religion. The websites and Facebook pages of RNW’s regional desks run weekly cartoons on topical issues produced by local artists.
"07.01.2015 14:51:35" RNW strongly condemns the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. As a free speech organisation RNW stands by the right of independent media to publish what it sees fit and to be free from violence and the threat of violence. Free sp
"05.01.2015 13:37:31" www.rnw.org Job offers - Training Coordinator, Resource Mobiliser, Junior Webanalist, PR Specialist We are looking for 4 bright new colleagues. Interested? Check out the job offers on our website.
"03.01.2015 17:36:13" www.rnw.org Supporting a journalist’s fight against corruption and censorship A Congolese journalist was threatened by a cabinet minister and her programme taken off the air after she dared to protest against an excessive licence fee. An RNW report about her situation led to the sacking of the head of the national media author How an RNW web article triggered the dismissals of a senior Congolese cabinet minister and the head of the national media authority.
"02.01.2015 14:20:03" www.bbc.com What's up Africa? 2014 in review As satirist Ikenna Azuike prepares for the launch of his series What's Up Africa on the BBC, he gives us a review of three big news stories of 2014. As satirist Ikenna Azuike prepares for the launch of his series What's Up Africa on the BBC, he gives a review of three big news stories of 2014 - and the things that didn't go quite so right for the people in power.
What's Up Africa is a BBC and RN
"30.12.2014 10:14:56" What's up Africa Trailer Something new is being delivered to Focus on Africa TV - but what is it? Find out on 16 January. RNW's Ikenna Azuike delivers something new to BBC World Service & Focus on Africa. What it is? Find out on 16 January.
"22.12.2014 13:44:56" www.rnw.org ‘Radio in a box’ beams hope to Aleppo The internet is dead in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo. A virtual casualty of war. Frequent and long-lasting power outages have sent Aleppo back to the dark ages. How to restore communication? Local media activist Karim Suleiman (not his real name) ple Mobile radiostation restores contact with the war-ravaged Syrian metropolis
"10.12.2014 09:35:21" www.rnw.org Love Matters China hits 100 million page views on social media Social taboos, conservative morality, legal restraints and misleading information plague the field of sex education in China today. Almost half of the Chinese between ages 18 and 30 did not have sex education at school. Love Matters China addresses this need.
"09.12.2014 09:07:18" Robbery through rape
When Mary was still in school, she was sexually abused by a fellow student and an uncle.
“I fought him, but he overpowered me. I started screaming and his siblings banged the door demanding he open up. He refused and challenge
"09.12.2014 09:06:12" Holland Express: RNW volgt Chinese jongeren tijdens hun bezoek aan Nederland. Vijf Chinese jongeren stappen in het avontuur van hun leven. Ze reizen naar het land van de windmolens, Nederland. Gay Pride, Het Van Gogh museum, de wallen,... Vijf Chinese jongeren stappen in het avontuur van hun leven. Ze reizen naar Nederland en bezoeken onder meer de Gay Pride, het Van Gogh museum, de wallen en het binnenhof. Een reis waarin vrijheid wordt ontdekt.
"08.12.2014 08:28:41" “I made it possible for my father to buy new wives”
Yemeni Nujood Ali escaped from her husband. Ran to court. And got a divorce. All at the age of 10. Her ex-husband, who was much older, raped and beat her.
Today, fathers in Yemen can still marry
"07.12.2014 08:51:01" “You can beat me up but I won't shut up”
“We are humans with a right to social justice,” says Ugandan LGBTI activist Pepe (33). His country’s religious fundamentalism, sensation-hungry media and tough anti-gay laws make it impossible for him to live
"06.12.2014 08:51:00" “It’s never too late to say no to violence”
At first, 20-year old Malena* from Chiapas thought that Paul was a gentleman. But she was soon proved wrong.
“One day he said he had to leave for a little while and told me to wait inside his apartment. I
"05.12.2014 12:12:49" www.rnw.org Vox pops uit Nigeria over moderne slavernij via RNW op AT5 Zijn illegale Afrikaanse schoonmakers in Amsterdam moderne slaven? En hoe denkt men hierover in een land als Nigeria? RNW peilde de meningen in Lagos en bracht ze woensdag in tijdens het TV-debat De Stelling van Amsterdam op de stadsomroep AT5. Zijn illegale Afrikaanse schoonmakers in Amsterdam moderne slaven? AT5 presentatrice Nadia Moussaid legde deze vraag voor aan drie gasten tijdens de Stelling van Amsterdam. De discussie werd aangevuld met vox pops uit Nigeria van RNW correspondent Ay
"05.12.2014 08:34:46" lovematters.co.ke Fighting gender-based violence Love Matters joins the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. An international campaign from 25 November to raise awareness about gender-based violence. Khawla and the “Beast”
Khawla’s story broke last week when a brutal photo of her spread on social media. Khawla (17 years old) suffered deep wounds in her face and body after her attacker slashed her with a knife. It took 30 stiches to close her wou
"04.12.2014 08:40:04" Forced into prostitution by senior schoolmates
Five Chinese middle school pupils from Shanxi province, were beaten, sexually harassed and forced into prostitution by six senior schoolmates in September 2014. According to a local police report, the g
"03.12.2014 09:01:01" Whose fault is it anyway?
“You could always tell when it was about to happen," 25-year old James from Nairobi, Kenya says. "Dad would come home agitated for some reason. Then something that seemed insignificant would set him off… From my room I wou
"02.12.2014 08:39:59" “That night left me reeling in shock”
“We had been together three years, but the arguments recently had been endless," Simran from Mumbai says. "In the fight we had, he threw a fit of rage. I remember lying in bed being tired of the bickering. I tur
"01.12.2014 15:50:33" BEST OF: SOME OF IKENNA'S TRAVELS OVER THE YEARS In this first episode of Best of What's Up Africa we follow Ikenna Azuike on some of his travels over the years. It all started in Kenya, where he upset music producers and fashion designers...
"01.12.2014 09:00:01" Death penalty after killing husband
Li Yan, 41, from Sichuan province in South West China, was tortured by husband Tan Yong who cut off one of her fingers and stubbed cigarettes out on her face. On another occasion he locked Li outside on the balcon
"30.11.2014 09:00:01" One day, she told him: “Come. I’m here.”
Claudia, a young mother and a boxer
Everyone who knows her thinks she does it to stay in shape, but the truth – her secret – is that she learns how to fight because of the threats made by the father of he
"29.11.2014 09:00:02" From anonymous rape victim to being Suzette Jordan
“Today, I said, I want to speak as myself. It was the first day the public officially came to know me as Suzette Jordan.”
Single mother of two and a women’s rights activist Suzette Jordan (38) feel
"28.11.2014 09:42:43" lovematters.co.ke Fighting gender-based violence Love Matters joins the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. An international campaign from 25 November to raise awareness about gender-based violence. Tasneem Feheed was circumcised at the age of 11.
“It took me a while to heal from the physical pain I endured after my family decided to circumcise me. Just before the surgery, I screamed and begged her not to do it, she almost changed her mind. But
"27.11.2014 08:43:22" After she was attacked by a man in Kampala’s Katanga slum, Helen Baleke took up boxing at 16. The beating turned her into what she is today – one of only several female Ugandan amateur boxers. “He beat me so bad that I started bleeding from the nose.
"26.11.2014 12:57:34" www.rnw.org RNW’s Ikenna Azuike in New African Magazine’s Top-100 list What’s Up Africa host Ikenna Azuike has been selected as one of the 100 most influential Africans by New African Magazine. Congratulations to the talented Ikenna Azuike, creator of RNW’s What's Up Africa, for making it to the list of most influential Africans of 2014!
"25.11.2014 13:25:53" www.rnw.org Cairo artist carving out her freedom Hala El Sharouny is passionate about her art, driven and free-spirited. She tries to steer clear of politics, although there was no way to ignore it before and after the 2011 revolution in Egypt. Even then, though, her graffiti work was leavened wit Hala El Sharouny was one of the artists taking part in a grafitti event in Cairo organised by RNW and Love Matters Arabic. Her view on the reason for the problems faced by many Egyptian artists? "Corruption, baby, corruption."
"25.11.2014 12:26:17" www.rnw.org Marketing Communicatie Specialist (RNTC) m/v RNTC heeft als doel zich te profileren als het wereldwijde kenniscentrum op het gebied van mediatrainingen. We zijn op zoek naar een Marketing Communicatie Specialist voor RNTC in Hilversum.
"25.11.2014 12:20:31" www.rnw.org Corporate Branding Specialist m/v RNW heeft een vacature voor een ondernemende Corporate Branding Specialist die RNW in Nederland op de kaart gaat zetten. We hebben een vacature bij RNW in Hilversum.
"24.11.2014 09:07:04" www.rnw.org RNW in debat op AT5 over drugsgeweld in Mexico Is er een verband te leggen tussen het cocaïnegebruik in Amsterdam en de geweldspiraal in Mexico? Pablo Gámez, redacteur van RNW Latijns-Amerika, heeft zijn twijfels. Gámez nam woensdag deel aan een boeiende discussie op de Amsterdamse stadsomroep AT Nu terugkijken: de discussie met hoogleraar culturele antropologie Wil Pansters, Pien Metaal, deskundige op het gebied van drugsbeleid in Latijns-Amerika en Pablo Gámez, redacteur van RNW Latijns-Amerika over de invloed van Nederlands cocaïnegebruik
"18.11.2014 19:01:26" www.rnw.org RNW levert bijdrage aan AT5 discussie over Mexico Amsterdamse drugsgebruikers zijn medeverantwoordelijk voor het bloedvergieten in Mexico. Dat is morgen de Stelling van Amsterdam. RNW-redacteur Pablo Gamez debatteert mee in dit dagelijks discussieprogramma op de Amsterdamse stadsomroep AT5. RNW-redacteur en Latijns-Amerika expert Pablo Gamez neemt woensdagmiddag deel aan het AT5 debat over de stelling 'Amsterdamse drugsgebruikers zijn medeverantwoordelijk voor het bloedvergieten in Mexico.'
"13.11.2014 10:50:01" hivossocialinnovationaward.org Hivos – Social Innovation Award “ Life: 3 minutes or less” Organization/Individual: Love Matters Kenya Country: Kenya Vote for this innovation Atieno, like many of her peers, is on Facebook all the time, checking out what her friends are up to, posting her own updates. The timeline Soap operas are big in Kenya - not just for entertainment but also as a way of communicating important information. RNW's Love Matters Africa project is developing a 3-minute soap dealing with tricky-to-talk-about issues around love, sex and relatio
"12.11.2014 10:28:31" www.rnw.org RNW experts on Amsterdam local television Amsterdam TV channel AT5 will draw on the expertise of RNW specialists in a series of four discussion programmes. RNW and Dutch TV channel AT5 introduce a joint initiative to open up international human rights issues for discussion in the Netherlands.
"12.11.2014 02:40:00" Cover Photos Muna Abdurrahman with her work "Untitled" at the Without Barriers exhibition in Cairo: http://www.rnw.org/articles/love-matters-eye-catching-graffiti-exhibition-cairo
"11.11.2014 08:48:49" zc.vg RNW Newsletter November Welcome to this new RNW newsletter, bringing you news about our organisation, activities, events and latest stories. *Unblockable coverage of Hong Kong protests, *Africaday Workshop, *Love Matters graffiti exposition in Cairo, *New RNW Africa website You can now sign up for our newsletter on rnw.org!
"07.11.2014 08:38:29" RNW NOOR Academy in Mexico Video impression of the RNW NOOR Academy in Mexico. A five day visual storytelling workshop for ten young, aspiring photojournalists from Mexico, Venezuela a... Great week, great participants. Watch the RNW NOOR Academy in action.
#rnwnoor #photojournalism #training #mexico
"06.11.2014 11:10:36" www.rnw.org Waza: RNW’s new interactive platform for Africa Wazaonline.com is RNW Africa’s new bilingual web platform, offering a space where young people from the African continent can freely express themselves. Welcome Waza! The revamped version of RNW's former Africa and Afrique sites is live. More visual, more engaging, more interactive. Check it out and tell us what you think
"04.11.2014 13:28:20" www.rnw.org Love Matters eye-catching graffiti exhibition in Cairo The “Without Barriers” graffiti exhibition in Cairo has attracted widespread media interest both in Egypt and abroad. The BBC has broadcast a special feature on the exhibition, which has been extended until Friday. RNW's Love Matters Arabic team have gone off-line to present an exhibition of graffiti art in Cairo. The young artists' visual responses to themes around intimacy and relationships are making waves in local Egyptian media - and the BBC.
"30.10.2014 15:18:46" www.rnw.org Talent thrives at the first RNW NOOR Academy master class Five days in Mexico City packed with photojournalism. A training week as a spring board for young, aspiring photojournalists from Latin America. What a week! Ten talented young photographers and visual storytellers from Latin America joined the first RNW NOOR Academy. From various parts of Mexico, Venezuela and El Salvador. Here's a recap.
"21.10.2014 11:32:28" www.rnw.org Songs and music for democracy - RNW workshop at Africaday The RNW workshop at 2014 Africaday is inspired by the My Song project, which showcases young African singers and songwriters who have a story to tell. RNW's Africa desk has a great series of programmes called My Song - they're the inspiration for a workshop colleagues will be giving at the Africaday event next weekend.
"09.10.2014 13:49:12" www.rnw.org Unblockable coverage of Hong Kong protests RNW’s unblockable Chinese-language site Pao-Pao covered the widespread student protests in Hong Kong as they unfolded. Now that the protests are petering out, the Pao-Pao team takes stock of a heady few weeks. RNW cooperates with independent Chinese journalists on an unblockable site, Pao-Pao. Their coverage of the recent protests in Hong Kong saw a steep rise in visitor numbers.
"29.09.2014 12:35:00" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org In my country there are heroes. Those who fight for their rights, try to claim spaces for their community, and fight against oppression if they are homosexuals. In my country there are people who face shame, discrimination and violence. Ramy, from Cairo, was one of 8 LGBT activists who joined RNW for Amsterdam Gay Pride earlier this year. He's had to keep a low profile recently because of a rise in the harassment of gay men in Egypt. But here at last are his reflections on that visi
"18.09.2014 09:46:56" www.rnw.org 12-year-old hitmen kill with impunity in Mexican drug feuds Teenage boys are filling the ranks of Mexico’s vicious drug gangs, leading to calls for international pressure on the Mexican government to stop children from being sucked into the horrors of drug-related violence. Call of Duty, Halo, Grand Theft Auto - first-person shooters that 12-year-olds love. But this is not a game. Teenage boys filling the ranks of Mexican drug cartels are part of the brutal madness of the ongoing drug wars. In real life.
"12.09.2014 10:08:41" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org So, I was asked whether I was interested in attending the Amsterdam Gay Pride Event. Not just for fun but to represent the Moroccan LGBT community in front of a large audience… Without thinking, I answered with an enthusiastic “Yes!” I mean, why woul Inas travelled from Morocco feeling sad and lonely. She found love and joy with RNW and #standbyme at Amsterdam Gay Pride.
"11.09.2014 13:38:44" www.rnw.org Journalist working for RNW’s local partner killed in Syria Mohammed Alqasim, 25, was about to fire his first question to a leading Syrian rebel commander when a rival group opened fire, shooting dead both the commander and Alqasim. Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Sadly Mohammed Alqasim, correspondent for RNW partner Radio Rozana, has become the latest journalist to fall victim to the civil war raging in the country.
"09.09.2014 12:50:39" www.rnw.org Meeting of minds - Sino-Dutch dialogue about LGBT acceptance It was a mixed bunch with a diverse range of expertise and interests. The group included two sociologists dubbed the “godfather” and “godmother” of Chinese sexology, an independent filmmaker, journalists and human rights activists. Their common drive A group of 8 Chinese LGBT experts, bloggers and activists spent a week with RNW this summer. Their on-going articles for our China site are attracting around half a million views each.
"05.09.2014 14:04:33" www.rnw.org How I Surf: young netizens in their natural surfing habitat How do you surf the web? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Morocco to South Sudan. RNW's interactive How I Surf series was an international hit - and a favourite with the team behind the Thing Link software it made use of.
"05.09.2014 08:18:19" Call for Applications: RNW NOOR visual storytelling academy
NOOR, RNW and Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico invite photographers to submit their portfolios for selection for the RNW NOOR Academy in visual storytelling in Mexico City.
The RNW NOOR
"03.09.2014 11:24:43" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org I recently spent 10 days in Amsterdam at the invitation of RNW to participate in the Amsterdam Gay pride. In this time, I got to meet other LGBT activists from different parts of the world and interact with the Queer Community in the Netherlands. I l Melissa hopes for her dreams and fights her nightmares. Share the reflections inspired by her time at Amsterdam Gay Pride with RNW and #standbyme
"01.09.2014 14:57:00" www.rnw.org Hoofdredacteur William Valkenburg vertrekt bij RNW In goed overleg met de Raad van Toezicht heeft William Valkenburg besloten zijn functie als hoofdredacteur bij RNW met ingang van 1 november 2014 neer te leggen. http://www.rnw.org/press/nl/hoofdredacteur-william-valkenburg-vertrekt-bij-rnw
"30.08.2014 07:43:09" www.rnw.org RNW | Promoting free speech through independent journalism We create thought-provoking content for young people around the globe and safe spaces for them to engage on serious issues. RNW staat voor persvrijheid wereldwijd. Dus ook in Nederland. Vandaag schreef De Telegraaf een kritisch stuk. Wil je weten waar we echt mee bezig zijn? Kijk op www.rnw.org.
"28.08.2014 13:20:19" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org I have been twice to Amsterdam. The first time was in 2011, when I studied a Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture & Society at the University of Amsterdam. Studying sexuality in Amsterdam was a pretty fun and life changing experience. Three years Dancing in the rain and creating new worlds. Anton's memories of being part of Amsterdam Gay Pride and #standbyme
"25.08.2014 13:30:25" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org While I prepared for my week in the Netherlands, everyone told me how amazing the Amsterdam Gay Pride was, I was tempted to google past pride events but restrained myself…I wanted to experience it Raw, I wanted to live it, day by day without knowing Clare experienced both joy and jealousy during her week at Amsterdam Gay Pride with RNW and #standbyme. Look back with her here.
"21.08.2014 13:07:06" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org Sometimes, you are where you want to be. A week before I flew to Buenos Aires for the first time, I felt so sad, like when the rain never seems to stop. The words of my sobbing friend were perhaps the cruelest I have ever heard. “They killed my fianc Daniel fell in love with Amsterdam - a city with streets "full of as many bikes as stars in the sky". A love he takes away from his week with RNW and #Standbyme at Gay Pride.
"20.08.2014 09:22:29" www.rnw.org RNW condemns murder of American journalist in Syria RNW condemns the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley. RNW is a media organisation dedicated to promoting free speech around the world. RNW has joined other international media organisations in condemning the killing in Syria of American reporter James Foley.
"19.08.2014 12:32:46" standbyme.rnw.org standbyme.rnw.org This fifty-year-old man in police uniform, kitted out with handcuffs and a gun, is Edwin Baltes, a member of Pink&Blue, the Dutch organization for LGBT police officers. Edwin’s colleague in Pink& Blue is Ellie Lust, a senior officer and official spok Meeting members of Amsterdam's gay police group Pink&Blue is one of the memories Ah Qiang has taken away from his week with RNW and #standbyme at Amsterdam's Gay Pride.
"17.08.2014 08:07:56" RNWProfileRamy RNW Video A feeling of empowerment is what Ramy's taking home to Egypt after his week with RNW at Amsterdam Gay Pride #standbyme
"15.08.2014 12:12:36" RNWprofileAhqiang RNW Video Ah Qiang's message is acceptance for all. Look back at his week with RNW and #standbyme at Amsterdam Gay Pride.
"14.08.2014 13:03:22" LGBT activist Melissa Muthoni from Kenya RNW invited a group of young LGBT activists from around the world to participate in Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014. This is Melissa Muthoni deom Kenya. An overview of Melissa's week with RNW and #standbyme
"13.08.2014 13:41:50" LGBT activist Daniel Arzola from Venezuela RNW invited a group of young LGBT activists from around the world to participate in Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014. This is Daniel Arzola from Venezuela. And here's Daniel Arazola from Venezuela looking back at his week at Amsterdam Gay Pride with RNW
"12.08.2014 13:10:46" LGBT activist Clare Byarugaba from Uganda RNW invited a group of young LGBT activists from around the world to participate in Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014. This is Clare Byarugaba from Uganda. Here's Clare from Uganda's look back at her week with RNW and #standbyme at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014
"11.08.2014 13:08:05" LGBT activist Anton Castellanos Usigli from Mexico RNW inviteed a group of young LGBT activists from around the world to participate in Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014. This is Anton Castellanos Usigli from Mexico. Check out this video about Anton from Mexico and his week with RNW at Amsterdam Gay Pride #standbyme
"08.08.2014 12:05:12" www.rnw.org Anton, Clare, Daniel, Inas, Le, Melissa, Ramy and Qiang. Heroes of the LGBT world With impressive talks at the Celebrate Freedom Summit, their brave participation inthe Gay Pride Walk, the climax of the Boat Parade the activists promoted gay rights and human rights. Inas, Clare, Anton, Ramy, Melissa, Clare, Le, and Qiang may have left the country, but the impression they made on all of us here at hasn't faded.
"07.08.2014 08:20:22" www.radio2.nl Gay Pride Top 100 Afgelopen zaterdag werd de Gay Pride Top 100 uitgezonden. Luister en bekijk de hele uitzending op je gemak terug! Goodmorning! Are you ready for some #GayPrideTop100 music? Then listen to Carly Rae Jepsen Marvin Gaye Katy Perry Dolly Parton ànd RNW's #LGBT activist Anton as guest co-host.
"06.08.2014 09:00:01" #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 6 - Saturday August 2 During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of human rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egy Inas, Clare, Anton, Ramy, Melissa, Clare, Le, and Qiang are back in their home countries, but at RNW Saturday still puts a smile upon our faces.
What is your favourite picture of the album? Does your country host a similar festival?
"05.08.2014 15:00:14" AGP TV walk the Pride Walk Bart en Marloes lopen mee met de Pride Walk met maar liefst 1500 deelnemers. Camera & editor: Bart Peters (http://queeradam.nl/) Presentatie & productie: Mar... The official Amsterdam Gay Pride crew walked with Clare from Uganda and interviewed her. We Are Proud!
What do you think?
"04.08.2014 13:13:52" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egypt #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 7 - Sunday August 3 During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egypt
"04.08.2014 07:00:00" LGBT activist Ah Qiang will not live as a liar in China Qiang planned to tell his mother he was gay but she died suddenly without ever knowing the truth about her son. Now he works to support other young LGBT’s in... Check out the speech Qiang from China gave last week here in AMSTERDAM. We think he's incredibly courageous and feel blessed we met him.
Let him know you support the work he is doing in the comments below.
"03.08.2014 17:00:01" Melissa Muthoni’s choices in Kenya Melissa is a ‘non-conformer’; an unmarried mother at 18 and now married to the woman she loves. “ I want us to recognise our identities and be respectful of ... Melissa from Kenya has been with us this past week in AMSTERDAM. She is a ‘non-conformer’; an unmarried mother at 18 and now married to the woman she loves.
We are going to miss her. Show your support for her courage by liking & sharing this post.
"03.08.2014 13:00:00" instagram.com rnw_org on Instagram Tag a #selfie with #standbyme & you might win a trip on RNW’s Amsterdam Gay Pride boat with 8 LGBT activists from Asia, Africa & Latin-America! #AGP14 Are you on Instagram? Check us out & post your account name in the comments below, so we can follow you!
"03.08.2014 10:00:00" Geng Le’s internet haven for gays in China Many gays in China hide their true identity. Le’s site Danlan is an online space where they can be themselves in safety. “ Pride means to be who you are. To ... Le has been on the road in The Netherlands this past week, meeting with politicians and media. Together with his interpreter, he gave this speech on Thursday, which is sometimes shocking, sometimes funny.
Many gays in China hide their true identity.
"03.08.2014 10:00:00" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of human rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egy #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 7 - Sunday August 3 During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of human rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egy
"03.08.2014 09:02:30" #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 6 - Saturday August 2 Look at this cool RNW Amsterdam Gay Pride boat!
"03.08.2014 08:57:13" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egypt #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 6 - Saturday August 2 During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egypt
"02.08.2014 14:00:00" Human rights activist Daniel Arzola is breaking the cycle of violence in Venezuela An horrific homophobic hate crime inspired artist Daniel to create his I’m not a joke campaign. “My life is in danger in Venezuela. Being a human rights acti... Today, Daniel is freely joining the Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade. Next week, he goes back to being oppressed in his own country. Check out the speech he gave here in AMSTERDAM and like & share to support him. #standbyme
"02.08.2014 11:10:00" avro.nl avro.nl De Radio 2 Gay Pride Top 100 Live! Op 2 augustus zendt Radio 2 van 16.00 tot 00.00 uur de Gay Pride Top 100 uit. En daar kun jij bij zijn! Today is the big Amsterdam Gay Pride day.
Most of you are not lucky enough to be in the area, so we've compiled a list of things you can do if you still want to be part of it!
* Watch the live stream: http://avro.nl/gaypride, between 3.45PM & 4.30P
"02.08.2014 10:00:00" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of human rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egy #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 6 - Saturday August 2 During the Amsterdam Gay Pride we are showcasing the struggles and successes of human rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, Egy
"02.08.2014 09:00:06" Inas struggles for freedom Defending LGBT rights in Morocco is a near impossible task and Inas is struggling to realise her dream of visibility. “I want to be out. I want to be free. B... This is Inas. She has been with us in AMSTERDAM the whole week, constantly afraid that she will be imprisoned when she returns to her home country later this month. Check out her talk from last week.
We would love it if you could wish her a safe tri
"01.08.2014 16:44:08" Eight activists from seven countries gave a speech today to support the sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide.
Check out their talks on http://www.youtube.com/user/RNWorg/videos and take a look #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 4 - Thursday July 31
"01.08.2014 15:00:31" Love and fear define Ramy Youssef ’s life in Cairo Ramy came out on Twitter 2 years ago. Since then he has lived with the threat of violence. The threats have not stopped him fighting for LGBT rights in Egypt... What is it like to be gay in Egypt?
Check it out & support sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Post on Twitter & Instagram, and use the hashtag #standbyme!
"01.08.2014 09:14:55" Anger drove Anton Castellanos Usigli to take action in Mexico Antón’s activism was born out of anger. “I became aware that my feelings of isolation were not my fault, but the fault of a society that did not allow me to ... Yesterday was a busy day for the 8 LGBT activists. First they gave their TED-worthy talks at the press conference, and then they met with the Mayor of AMSTERDAM.
Check out Anton's talk and like & share to show your support for him.
"31.07.2014 12:43:03" Eight activists from seven countries gave a speech today to support the sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide.
Check out their talks on http://www.youtube.com/user/RNWorg/videos and take a look #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 4 - Thursday July 31 Eight activists from seven countries gave a speech today to support the sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide.
Check out their talks on http://www.youtube.com/user/RNWorg/videos and take a look
"31.07.2014 12:28:15" Ugandan lesbian Clare Byarugaba believes God is OK with her Clare’s strong Christian faith informs both her life and her work as an activist in Uganda. “For a long time I was a non-practicing lesbian, because I was ve... Watch this touching speech that Clare gave this morning in Amsterdam, about gays in Uganda being taken out of their beds at night by police, and thrown in prison. We think it's TED-worthy.
All the videos of the eight young activists can be found her
"31.07.2014 07:59:22" Follow the activist on http://standbyme.rnw.org, join in by tagging your social media posts with #standbyme or come to one of the events during the Amsterdam Gay Pride. #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 3 - Monday July 30 Follow the activist on http://standbyme.rnw.org, join in by tagging your social media posts with #standbyme or come to one of the events during the Amsterdam Gay Pride.
"31.07.2014 03:43:00" Eight activists from seven countries gave a speech today to support the sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide.
Check out their talks on http://www.youtube.com/user/RNWorg/videos and take a look #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 4 - Thursday July 31 Eight activists from seven countries gave a speech today to support the sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide.
Check out their talks on http://www.youtube.com/user/RNWorg/videos and take a look
"30.07.2014 19:30:23" StandByMe Wow, this all happened today! Anton, Clare, Daniel, Inas, Le, Melissa, Qiang and Ramy had a busy schedule in Amsterdam, but still managed to create this heartwarming movie about themselves and lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender issues in their countrie
"30.07.2014 15:02:15" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014, we will showcase the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, #STANDBYME – AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE
"30.07.2014 14:43:20" It was a bustling scene on Monday: restaurant Heren Spyker in Hilversum was taken over by the eight activists, a group of visiting Chinese bloggers and selected RNW staff. A welcome dinner with alarming and inspiring stories shared around the tables. #STANDBYME Day 1 - Monday July 28 It was a bustling scene on Monday: restaurant Heren Spyker in Hilversum was taken over by the eight activists, a group of visiting Chinese bloggers and selected RNW staff. A welcome dinner with alarming and inspiring stories shared around the tables.
"30.07.2014 13:35:02" Did you RSVP for tomorrow's official Pride Walk & Party? Join us, if you're around.
'Our' Clare from Uganda is giving a speech at 5.50PM!
"30.07.2014 10:00:00" Follow the activist on http://standbyme.rnw.org, join in by tagging your social media posts with #standbyme or come to one of the events during the Amsterdam Gay Pride. #STANDBYME - AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE - Day 3 - Monday July 30 Follow the activist on http://standbyme.rnw.org, join in by tagging your social media posts with #standbyme or come to one of the events during the Amsterdam Gay Pride.
"30.07.2014 06:33:00" During the Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014, we will showcase the struggles and successes of gay rights activists and stand up for sexual and human rights of millions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders worldwide. Eight young activists from China, #STANDBYME – AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE 8 LGTB activists from 7 countries. Support them by tagging your social media posts with #standbyme.
"29.07.2014 15:23:32" Can you please give a warm welcome to these beautiful people, who came to The Netherlands, from all over the world, to support sexual and human rights?
They deserve it! :)
"29.07.2014 11:10:37" Inas, LGBT activist from Morocco #standbyme "I want to be out. I want to be free. But I know what this would cost," says Inas, LGBT rights activist from Morocco. RNW is standing up for sexual rights an... Check out this videoselfie from Inas (Morocco) and support her by liking this post.
Same-sex relations are banned in Morocco, both by law and by Islamic culture. Inas created a fake Facebook profile through which she is friend to hundreds of Morocca
"28.07.2014 10:10:50" Daniel, LGBT activist from Venezuela #standbyme "I hope our society practices non-violent action every day. Art can help change things. I believe art is not just decoration, but a cause," says Daniel, LGBT... "I hope our society practices non-violent action every day. Art can help change things. I believe art is not just decoration, but a cause," says Daniel, LGBT rights activist from Venezuela."
Support Daniel, by liking and sharing this post!
"28.07.2014 10:00:00" It was a bustling scene on Monday: restaurant Heren Spyker in Hilversum was taken over by the eight activists, a group of visiting Chinese bloggers and selected RNW staff. A welcome dinner with alarming and inspiring stories shared around the tables. #STANDBYME Day 1 - Monday July 28 It was a bustling scene on Monday: restaurant Heren Spyker in Hilversum was taken over by the eight activists, a group of visiting Chinese bloggers and selected RNW staff. A welcome dinner with alarming and inspiring stories shared around the tables.
"28.07.2014 02:00:12" #STANDBYME – AMSTERDAM GAY PRIDE The RNW activists for#AGP14 have all arrived. Champagne to celebrate thanks to the lovely guys at the Café The queen's Head in Amsterdam. It's going to be a great week. #standbyme
"27.07.2014 12:00:01" Melissa, LGBT activist from Kenya #standbyme Watch the selfie movie of Melissa, one of the eight LGBT activists supporting RNW's campaign #standbyme. "I hope we achieve a world that is not hinged around "normativity" which we can all occupy and exist in with dignity, respect and equality," says Melissa, LGBT rights activist from Kenya.
RNW is standing up for sexual rights and human rights at Ams
"27.07.2014 08:00:01" Le, LGBT activist from China #standbyme Watch the selfie movie of Le, one of the eight LGBT activists supporting RNW's campaign #standbyme. "Pride means to be who you are, to be confident. I strive for legal equality for homosexuals and for an end to discrimination." says Geng Le, LGBT rights activist from China.
RNW is standing up for sexual rights and human rights at Amsterdam Gay Pr
"26.07.2014 12:00:00" Clare, LGBT activist from Uganda #standbyme Watch the selfie movie of Clare, one of the eight LGBT activists supporting RNW's campaign #standbyme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mvb-KiZ-wIk&list=UUdMQ4kPFX9124HJIZ0mCOug
"26.07.2014 08:00:00" Anton, LGBT activist from Mexico #standbyme Watch the selfie movie of Anton, one of the eight LGBT activists supporting RNW's campaign #standbyme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUqX-jz2ws0&list=UUdMQ4kPFX9124HJIZ0mCOug
"25.07.2014 10:56:45" Coming out as a gay activist in Egypt
His tweet set off a storm of activity on social media. Young Ramy Youssef, 20 at the time, was the first Egyptian to come out on Twitter. It was 17 May 2012, the day Ramy’s career as a gay activist started.
"24.07.2014 12:09:36" Gay rights are no-one’s joke
For Daniel Arzola, coming out as gay in Turmero, Venezuela, was a nightmare. His adolescent years were marked by psychological and physical violence. “When people in Venezuela perceive that someone is different, their fi
"23.07.2014 12:30:00" Core choices about sexuality in Kenya
When Melissa Muthoni became pregnant at the age of 18, she learned to deal with social rejection. “I broke one of the cardinal rules: whatever you do, don’t get pregnant in a small town in Kenya,” says Melissa,
"23.07.2014 09:55:18" Today is a National Day of Mourning here in the Netherlands. Flags are flying at half mast and all of us here at RNW will be observing the minute of silence at 4pm in memory of all those who died on MH17.
"22.07.2014 11:23:32" China’s gay community – the long march to family acceptance
Ah Qiang planned to tell his mother that he was gay when he turned 30, but death stepped in. In 2006, his mother died suddenly of stomach cancer, without knowing that her son was gay. This
"21.07.2014 11:22:51" First steps to promoting LGBT rights in Morocco
When her family spoke about “perverts”, Inas knew what they meant. “Whenever they talked about gay people, they referred to them as if they had a handicap or an illness,” she says.
Inas was born in a
"20.07.2014 10:00:00" Fighting homophobia online in China
Imagine growing up as a gay teenager in a country that regards homosexuality as a illness. As a mental disorder. Just over two decades ago, this was the case for most gay people.
It was only on 17 May 1990 that
"19.07.2014 10:00:01" Speaking out against homophobia in Uganda
“For a long time I was a non-practicing lesbian, because I was very afraid of what it meant to my relationship with God. As Jesus did not say anything about it, and talks only about love, that encourages me
"18.07.2014 14:14:50" Our pride: LGBT stories that matter
Antón Castellanos Usigli
In the last weeks, I’ve felt very empowered because I’ve had the opportunity to listen to the amazing activists that RNW has invited to the Gay Pride 2014 in Amsterdam. Their stories are
"18.07.2014 10:13:37" Our hearts go out to the friends and family of all those who were on flight #MH17, mourning too for the 100 AIDS researchers on board who were making our world a healthier place.
"15.07.2014 12:30:37" www.rnw.org Promised a job, lured into the sex trade “I have decided to share my story as part of my campaign to sensitise young students into being careful with people who promise them jobs abroad,” says Sunday Bekunda , a second-year student at Makerere University Kampala.For Sunday, the promise of w A young Ugandan man thought he was being offered a legitimate job but ended up in a 'sex factory'. He told RNW his shocking story.
"08.07.2014 10:04:31" www.rnw.org Loose morals - Congolese youths face the music Vulgar, obscene, utterly satanic. Present-day popular music destroys morality and ruins the young generation of the DRC. At least that's what young Congolese students believe. Can Western-style music threaten a country’s future? Maybe Barbara Streisand, One Direction or Pet Shop Boys won't do that much damage. But the current repertoire of some of the DRC's rap and R&B artists are seen as harmful. Not by conservative adult
"03.07.2014 11:20:56" www.rnw.org Pao-Pao Unblockable Chinese free-speech platform circumvents the world’s most powerful censors Collateral freedom is a new strategy designed to ensure a free internet for all. It's the basis of Pao-Pao, an RNW project set up in partnership with independent Chinese media organisations, journalists and bloggers. So far it's proving a great way t
"26.06.2014 15:19:15" www.rnw.org RNW staff in support of jailed Al Jazeera journalists "Free speech and independent journalism go hand in hand and when countries lock up journalists for simply doing their job then there is something seriously wrong." "Journalism is not a crime". A message from jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste calls for continued pressure on the Egyptian authorities. RNW staff show their support for the campaign, #FreeAJstaff
"25.06.2014 22:26:00" Cover Photos RNW helps break the taboo on love at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014. http://www.rnw.org/amsterdamgaypride
"20.06.2014 11:58:07" www.rnw.org RNW helps break the taboo on love at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 It’s 2014 and it's still an intense battle: the fight LGBT rights worldwide. RNW will be standing up for these rights at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 RNW aims to help break the taboos around sexuality in countries where it’s difficult – and often dangerous – to address these issues. During Gay Pride Amsterdam, RNW will be hosting a group of young LGBT activists who dare to raise their voices in de
"12.06.2014 10:40:39" www.rnw.org Being transgender in Zimbabwe Born as a man and living as a woman, human rights defender Ricky calls on fellow Africans to live and let live and meet LGBTs half-way. Life isn't always easy for Ricky but she keeps up the fight for human rights for herself and all of Africa's LGBTs.
"10.06.2014 14:23:21" www.rnw.org Chinese law students visit RNW ahead of moots RNW’s China desk is the supporting media for this year’s ICC Chinese Moot, and the students also travelled to RNW offices in Hilversum. They were impressed. RNW played host to 30 top Chinese students today, here in the Netherlands to further their understanding of international law.
"05.06.2014 11:26:04" www.rnw.org Huna Sotak hits 100k mark on Google+ Huna Sotak has reached over 100,000 fans on its Google+ page, a major landmark for RNW’s platform for the Middle East and North Africa. Special cake in the newsroom today as RNW's Arabic department hits 100k on Google+
"04.06.2014 11:42:59" The spirit of Tiananmen square is everywhere, not only in China.
"03.06.2014 08:07:42" www.rnw.org RNW marks 25 years since Tiananmen Square To mark the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, all RNW social media platforms are publishing a special cartoon and a photo series of individuals showing defiance in the face of repression. Remember Tiananmen Square? We do. With a cartoon and a photo series. The protests may have been expunged from Chinese history books, but we're keeping the memory alive.
"23.05.2014 12:14:18" www.rnw.org Free speech in Morocco: the ayes have it The ayes and noes were pitted squarely against each other. It didn’t take long for the discussion to heat up: media freedom is a thorny issue in the northern African country, which ranks 126 in the latest Press Freedom Index. This prompted RNW and th An RNW debate on press freedom in Morocco was a noisy, passionate affair - and even prompted a statement from the Prime Minister.
"16.05.2014 11:11:03" www.rnw.org Practicing journalism increasingly problematic in Mexico RNW correspondent Marta Durán de la Huerta recently came home and listened to the answering machine. Life is dangerous for journalists in Mexico as RNW correspondent Marta discovered. Would you give up your job in the face of intimidation, or carry on regardless?
"03.05.2014 12:26:56" www.rnw.org Winners of RNW's #selfie4freedom campaign Carlos Alberto Pérez Benítez, from Cuba: “Give me Internet and I will change the world”. A selfie for the Press Freedom Day. Here are the winners of RNW's #selfie4freedom campaign. Congrats, and have a great Press Freedom Day.
"29.04.2014 14:16:01" www.rnw.org Hutu, will you marry me? Tutsi Josiane wanted to marry a Hutu. The issue polarised her family and exposed a generation gap in Burundi. Her siblings backed her. Her parents didn’t. What would you do if the love of your life belonged to the "wrong" ethnic group? Defy your parents wishes and marry him anyway? Or put your happiness second and break up with him? Read here about Josiane's choice
"28.04.2014 14:42:00" instagram.com selfie4freedom on Instagram On top of a mountain, on the Great Wall of China, underwater, what's your favorite place to surf? Upload your #selfie4freedom and win a camera. First selfies are coming in! Shout out for press freedom and join RNW’s Press Freedom Day campaign on May 3rd: upload your surfing selfie to our Instagram page, or post it on our Facebook wall using #selfie4freedom and win a digital photo camera!
"24.04.2014 14:35:09" www.rnw.org #selfie4freedom Shout out for press freedom and join RNW’s Press Freedom Day campaign: send in your surfing selfie and win a digital photo camera. How to take part: On top of a mountain, on the Great Wall of China, underwater, while bungee jumping, what's your favorite place to surf the web?
Shout out for press freedom and join RNW’s Press Freedom Day campaign on May 3rd: send in your surfing selfie and win a d
"17.04.2014 11:03:55" corporate.rnw.nl Interne communicatie specialist m/v | RNW Corporate In verband met de inrichting van de nieuwe afdeling Marketing Communicatie hebben wij een vacature voor de functie van een: If you're a great communicator in both Dutch and English - then RNW could have a job for you
"17.04.2014 09:15:39" How I Surf in Morocco - Abdelwahad How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. RNWs interactive photo series ‘How I Surf’ portrays young netizens in their natural surfing habitat. As a former Moroccan international he teaches the basics of football. Thanks to the web, young talent can start learning the game before they even touch a ball. Surfing with Abdelwahad from Morocco.
"15.04.2014 07:46:12" How I Surf in Saudi Arabia - Hams TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink The web keeps her fit. She gets her workout exercises from YouTube and follows personal trainers on Instagram. Surfing with Hams from Saudi Arabia.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to yo
"11.04.2014 10:10:57" www.rnw.org What's happening here? 21 million views, 3,909 thumb-ups and 2,672 comments on a photo and the question "What’s happening here?" One spark from RNW's Chinese desk was enough to kick-start an avalanche on Chinese social media. What's happening here?
21 million views, 3,909 thumb-ups and 2,672 comments on a photo and the question "What’s happening here?" One spark from RNW's Chinese desk was enough to kick-start an avalanche on Chinese social media.
"10.04.2014 08:37:22" How I Surf in Saudi Arabia - Maan TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Several times he tried to do some internet shopping. The truth is he's afraid to buy online. Surfing with Maan from Saudi Arabia.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cu
"08.04.2014 08:17:59" How I Surf in Burundi - Jocelyne TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink For her the Internet is indispensable, because it’s the only medium where she can find reliable information. Surfing with Jocelyne from Burundi.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young
"07.04.2014 14:09:57" corporate.rnw.nl Joint statement issued at the BBC's Safety of Journalists Symposium | RNW Corporate Journalism's getting to be a more and more dangerous job in many countries. A gathering organised by the BBC today issued this statement, also supported by RNW.
"04.04.2014 09:22:57" www.rnw.org Redemption song for a new generation in Rwanda “I go to funerals, marriages, anniversaries, baptisms and other ceremonies and I always try to adapt to the atmosphere, capture the emotion, and i Performing before a crowd takes confidence and courage, particularly when you’re a 16-year old girl. It requires talent, passion and empathy, too. Poet Annick Gikundiro has all that in plenty. You can find her declaiming her verses at ceremonies in a
"04.04.2014 07:33:05" How I Surf in Saudi Arabia - Mohamed TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Sometimes he spends all day online and doesn’t notice time passing. Surfing with Mohamed from Saudi Arabia.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria t
"03.04.2014 07:27:18" corporate.rnw.nl Work at RNW | RNW Corporate If you would like an internship with RNW, send a letter stating your motivation and suitability to firstname.lastname@example.org . RNW is hiring! We're looking for five marketing and communications specialists. Read about the positions and requirements here:
"28.03.2014 14:36:32" www.rnw.org How to nuke world leaders with questions What is the difference between highly enriched and low enriched uranium, what is all this diplomatic jargon about “gift baskets”, and - most impor RNW invited journalists from 18 countries to a nuclear security boot camp - a week spent preparing to report on the world summit in The Hague.
"27.03.2014 08:47:15" How I Surf in Mexico - Ana by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink When surfing she likes to be surrounded by objects that are interesting to the eye. She needs colors around her. Surfing with Ana from Mexico.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young p
"24.03.2014 10:56:59" www.rnw.org Apply for this job (as long as you're not female) Women are still discriminated against on the Arab labour market. “Male only” is in the small print of many vacancies. Same age, same experience, same qualifications. Only one difference. Women in the Arab world can face a tough time looking for a job. RNW's Arabic desk compares the regional differences.
"20.03.2014 15:34:07" How I Surf in Nigeria - Novo TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink With 4G Broadband her speed is "quite fair". Surfing with Novo from Nigeria.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. RNWs interactiv
"14.03.2014 10:30:30" www.rnw.org Arrest, blackmail and torture That’s what gays in Nigeria face, says 29-year-old human rights activist and community health worker John. A new law in Nigeria criminalizes his way of life. Nigerian activist and community health worker 'John' is also gay. he told RNW how the country's recent Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act is affecting his life and his work. But only if we agreed not to publish his real name or photo.
"13.03.2014 09:36:45" How I Surf in Zimbabwe - Godfrey TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink The internet is one of the best few things that have ever happened to mankind, he believes. Surfing with Godfrey from Zimbabwe.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba
"11.03.2014 14:48:48" How I Surf in Cuba - Gabriel TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink One reason to leave #Cuba is the terribly slow #internet. It’s making him smoke too much. Surfing with Gabriel from Cuba.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to C
"11.03.2014 14:44:45" AFRICAN satire on the front page of big dutch daily De Volkskrant today. BAM!!!!! #proudafricanbrit :) Timeline Photos De satirische video blog 'Whats up Africa' is een van de pareltjes in het RNW aanbod. Maker @Ikenna Azuike staat vandaag uitgebreid met zijn verhaal in de Volkskrant.
"07.03.2014 09:20:59" www.rnw.org Love and sex for one fifth of the planet “Dating with the whole world” is the tagline for the new Chinese Love Matters website. RNW's platform for discussing love, sex and relationships is now also available in China - a country where swinging or a threesome are considered sexual aberrations, punishable by law.
"06.03.2014 08:37:24" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in South Sudan - Ale TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink He uses his iPad as his bible. Which makes him the fastest in church at finding the verses. Surfing with Ale from South Sudan.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba
"04.03.2014 08:52:17" How I Surf in Mexico - Alvaro TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink In many ways it helps him to develop his work. But he also thinks the online world can be misleading. Surfing with Alvaro from Mexico.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people fr
"27.02.2014 09:14:43" www.rnw.org Survey panel as a compass for change Five thousand Young Yemenis will be recruited to take part in a survey panel to generate fresh ideas and reflect on their role in shaping the future of their country, The aim: giving them a true say in traditional media. Young people in Yemen feel largely excluded by their country's media and power structures. A new RNW project, in partnership with six Yemeni organisations aims to help make their voices heard.
"27.02.2014 09:03:58" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Nigeria - Emeka TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink For him the web is also great for wasting time. But most of the time he is developing online games. Surfing with Emeka from Nigeria. Photography by Ivan Abreu.
How do you surf? That’s the question R
"25.02.2014 09:00:00" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Mexico - Flor TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink She's not into silly chats on the web, but wants to share interests with her online friends. Even while sitting in a park in the city center. Surfing with Flor from Mexico.
How do you surf? That’s t
"21.02.2014 09:58:48" www.rnw.org Sex work in China - exposing the stigma Rights activist Ye Haiyan recently wrote a column for RNW’s Chinese website outlining the blatant injustice and hypocrisy towards sex workers in her country. The article drew many comments. There are an estimated 5 million sex workers in China - and activist Ye Haiyan is one of the few who dares to speak up for their rights. A column she wrote for RNW's Chinese site attracted almost 300,000 views on social media and prompted a lively d
"20.02.2014 09:11:59" How I Surf in South Sudan - Samir TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink He believes the greatest human invention is the computer. Then comes the Internet and then Facebook. Surfing with Samir from South Sudan.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young peopl
"18.02.2014 10:19:49" How I Surf in Cuba - Ingrid Reporting her own reality, the internet gives her the strength to say what she wants. Surfing with Ingrid from Cuba.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China,
"14.02.2014 11:27:35" How I Surf in China - Wu by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink When he experiences blocks, he connects to the internet through VPN. It’s free, but very slow. Surfing with Wu from China.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to C
"13.02.2014 08:48:48" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Zimbabwe - Grace by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink The internet drives her life socially and economically. She connects to friends, business partners and journalistic sources. Surfing with Grace from Zimbabwe.
How do you surf? That’s the question RN
"11.02.2014 12:46:10" www.rnw.org Young Kenyans firing question at Ocampo Young Kenyans seized the opportunity to ask questions to Luis Moreno Ocampo, former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. The candid, crowd-sourced interview made headlines in Kenya. "Did the Office of the Prosecutor bribe any witnesses?", "What do you say to Kenyans who feel resentment towards you?", "Did your eyebrows give you a sense of seriousness as a prosecutor?" Young Kenyans seized the opportunity to ask questions to Luis
"10.02.2014 08:33:53" How I Surf in China - Danny by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink She believes she does not rely on the net too much. At most, she's online for three to four hours a day. Surfing with Danny from China.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people f
"07.02.2014 13:26:44" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Egypt - Waleed by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink His Facebook page sometimes gets plundered because of the designs he shares. Deleting them is the only option. Surfing with Waleed from Egypt.
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"07.02.2014 12:27:57" www.rnw.org Farmer Myke, Nigeria’s latest mobile tech guru With his two mobile phones and tablet, farmer Myke takes full advantage of Nigeria’s digital revolution. Which has proved very good for business. "I've been able to network. I have been able to gain materially.” Farmer Myke, like many in Nigeria’s more rural areas, was long without access to the web. Nowadays, mobile technology brings him more clients for his stock of quails, snails, geese, du
"05.02.2014 08:00:01" How I Surf in Nigeria - Evelyn by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink She pays no less than $ 200 per month on the internet. Being online is just part of her. Surfing with Evelyn from Nigeria.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to C
"04.02.2014 08:29:06" How I Surf in China - Yuan by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink When having dinner, riding the subway, even in the bathroom, he is always online. Surfing with Yuan from China.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Niger
"03.02.2014 08:36:42" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Morocco - Ahmed by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Among the 55 cats living in and around his house, Ahmed manages the online presence of his animal defense group. Surfing with Ahmed from Morocco.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to youn
"31.01.2014 08:54:48" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Venezuela - Angela by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Checking out people's Instagram images, is her way to relax. Until she falls asleep, around midnight. Surfing with Angela from Venezuela.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people
"30.01.2014 18:30:00" www.rnw.org FreeWeibo nominated for Digital Activism Award FreeWeibo cyberactivists document and publish everything that is blocked on social network Sina Weibo. FreeWeibo has been nominated for the Digital Activism Award. RNW partner FreeWeibo has been nominated for the 2014 Digital Activism Award. Here's the story behind the firewall-busting app
"30.01.2014 14:44:34" Chinese New Year at RNW
"30.01.2014 14:42:33" It's Chinese New Year today, and RNW's China desk organised fortune cookies and an amazing Lion Dance in the newsroom to wish everybody a Happy Year of the Horse Chinese New Year at RNW It's Chinese New Year today, and RNW's China desk organised fortune cookies and an amazing Lion Dance in the newsroom to wish everybody a Happy Year of the Horse
"28.01.2014 11:56:16" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in South Sudan - Gortel by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink His native Nuba region in South Sudan is ripped apart by war. After fleeing to safety, Gortel stays in close contact with his old friends via Facebook. Surfing with Gortel from South Sudan.
How do y
"27.01.2014 08:50:03" How I Surf in China - Belen by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink He hardly reads print anymore. He finds what he needs on the web, with the help of many apps. Surfing with Belen from China.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. RNWs interactive ph
"24.01.2014 09:24:35" How I Surf in Egypt - Mai by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Nature is Mai's home. It makes her feel like living on a different planet. And it's great for browsing the web too.
Surfing with Mai from Cairo.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Suda
"23.01.2014 10:47:18" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Cuba - Harold by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink He strongly believes anyone can make a difference. For Harold blogging is the way to influence the future of 'his' Cuba, which is almost an obsession to him.
Surfing with Harold from Cuba.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young peopl
"21.01.2014 13:50:26" www.rnw.org Jumping the gates of repression Covering a recent protest in Mexico, RNW cameraman Aldo Sotelo filmed a group of policemen just before they beat him up. Mexican journalist Aldo Sotelo filmed the police officers moving in to beat him up, but says police violence won't stop him covering protests in Mexico City
"21.01.2014 08:37:07" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Zimbabwe - Givemore by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink His friends told him to open a Facebook account. But he does not see the benefits of it. Surfing with Givemore from Zimbabwe.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. RNWs interactive p
"19.01.2014 10:58:17" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in China - Lan by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Lan from Suzhou city refuses to use Apple products. He still uses an 'antique' IBM to browse the web. Surfing with Lan from China.
"17.01.2014 08:23:14" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Venezuela - Dau by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Personal social media accounts allow Dau to talk about daily life in Venezuela. Because living in Caracas does not make her feel too safe. Surfing with Dau from Venezuela.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to Chi
"16.01.2014 16:14:03" www.rnw.org Former hostage Judith Spiegel sends letter to kidnappers RNW reporter Judith Spiegel sends an angry letter to the kidnappers who released her after six months captivity, accusing them of damaging their country's name as well as it's economy. RNW correspondent Judith Spiegel has written an open letter to the men who kidnapped her and held her prisoner for 6 months in Yemen. Here's the letter, and a video of her recent visit to our studios in Hilversum
"16.01.2014 09:44:24" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Egypt - Abdallah by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink The life of Egyptian cartoonist Abdallah has become fully digital. He turns his paper drawings into pixels to share them on his social media accounts.
Surfing with Abdallah from Cairo.
"14.01.2014 10:09:03" www.youtube.com My wakeup call - Ikenna Azuike at TEDxEuston http://www.tedxeuston.com Ikenna Azuike used to work as a lawyer in London and New York until he quit in 2008 because it wasn't his passion. He set up a foun... Wake up folks! It's RNWs Ikenna Azuike at TEDxEuston.
"14.01.2014 09:56:56" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Nigeria - Samson by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Samson's creative mind spins 24/7. The web is his playground to be challenged, teased and inspired. Surfing with Samson from Nigeria.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. RNWs inter
"13.01.2014 09:11:47" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Venezuela - Boris by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink Boris avoids his social media accounts when discussing politics. He worries about surveillance when he is online.
Surfing with Boris in Venezuela.
How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sud
"12.01.2014 09:09:11" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in South Sudan - Stella by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. In the coming weeks RNW will be publishing a series of interactive portraits of young netizens in their natural surfing habitat.
30-year old Ste
"10.01.2014 08:43:13" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in Egypt - Wael by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. In the coming weeks RNW will be publishing a series of interactive portraits of young netizens in their natural surfing habitat. Today: Wael from
"09.01.2014 16:23:48" www.rnw.org Speaking out for constitutional choices Young voters in Egypt have engaged in an open online discussion ahead of the country’s referendum on a new constitution, using an interactive tool on RNW’s Arabic-language website. Egypt's constitutional referendum next week has got young voters hot and bothered. And RNW's Arabic site, http://hunasotak.com/ is hosting an application that helps them share their choices - and their opinions.
"09.01.2014 08:50:38" www.thinglink.com How I Surf in China - Kang Kang by How I Surf by RNW TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink How do you surf? That’s the question RNW put to young people from Cuba to China, Nigeria to South Sudan. In the coming weeks RNW will be publishing a series of interactive portraits of young netizens in their natural surfing habitat.
"07.01.2014 13:57:09" www.youtube.com El Toque Promo Promo for the new El Toque site. Congrats to our Latin American colleagues who are launching their new site today, http://eltoque.com/ - and for non-Spanish speakers, this promotional video has handy English subtitles.
"02.01.2014 12:41:02" www.youtube.com Happy New Year RNW Greetings from our RNW's international and talented staff to our Chinese audience. 7 languages all together bring the audience with all the best wishes for 2... HRNWY!
"02.01.2014 09:01:49" www.rnw.org The voice of Kibera will not be silenced Only three years ago, he was still in class. Now he is one of the main sources about International Justice in Nairobi’s biggest slum Kibera. Thomas Bwire is making big leaps forward. Once you get Thomas Bwire talking about his profession, he's not easily stopped. The examples of what he's able to achieve by spreading ‘the voice of Kibera’ are numerous. It has only been three years since the enthusiastic radio reporter followed th
"02.01.2014 08:45:15" edition.cnn.com John Stewart inspires Nigerian satirist African Voices meets Ikenna Azuike who pokes fun at pop stars and politicians through popular video blog What's Up Africa. Amazing stuff, RNWs Ikenna Azuike on CNN! Watch all three videos on his What's Up Africa video blog here.
"24.12.2013 10:51:01" www.rnw.org Fighting for a fair trial from the far side of justice Married to Gaddafi's sister-in-law, Abdullah Senussi was a key member of the late dictator’s elite circle. He was a key member of the Gaddafi regime with a name for exceptional brutality and now facing the death penalty. But Anoud Senussi still believes her father deserves a fair trial. She told RNW about her fight to see his case tried by the ICC.
"20.12.2013 10:35:57" www.rnw.org Poverty-driven priorities: food before education Big, sturdy, impressive. Biamungu’s wooden chukudu is a life saver. The story of Congolese man Biamungu's financial choices has sparked a lively discussion among RNW's audience in DRC. 8 euros a day and four children to support - what would you choose, food or education?
"13.12.2013 11:45:35" www.rnw.org Vroom! Arab women breaking free on two wheels Dressed in black leather, revving up her heavy-duty Harley Davidson, Hind Daou stands out among other women in Casablanca. There's a chapter of women Harley riders in Morocco - who knew? This RNW video featuring the free-spirited Hind Daou, entrepreneur, mother and biker, has proven a big hit in the Arab world. Here it is with English subtitles.
"10.12.2013 15:52:22" www.rnw.org Talking about love and sex without blushes Cultural sensitivities, religious norms, linguistic problems. It is breaking taboos in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Love Matters Arabic is an open, honest website on love, sex and relationships and everything in between. Today it was launched by RNW. Abir Sarras takes you behind the scenes of making a g
"10.12.2013 11:01:01" uk.reuters.com Dutch couple held hostage released in Yemen | Reuters SANAA (Reuters) - A Dutch couple held hostage in Yemen since June have been released in good health, the Yemeni and Dutch governments said on Tuesday.Judith Spiegel, who had been working in Yemen as a Great news! We are so relieved RNW correspondent Judith Spiegel and her partner are released. http://reut.rs/1d6mhAT
"06.12.2013 15:55:33" tedxeuston.com Home In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxEuston, where x=independently organiz Another TEDx with RNW's Ikenna Azuike. Follow the event or watch 'Mister What's up Africa' via the livestream on http://tedxeuston.com/TedxEuston/
"02.12.2013 09:31:02" www.rnw.org When you can’t say it, sing it RNW’s 'Every voice' song contest invited Chinese young people to showcase their singing talent. And to think about how their voices count in today’s Chinese society. Together with superstar writer Yaohui Zhou, RNW found a creative way of engaging young Chinese in ‘heavy’ subjects like free speech and censorship. The song ‘Every voice’ was the result of numerous brainstorm and writing sessions. Feel free to sing a
"26.11.2013 08:17:11" www.rnw.org Moroccan political parties on social media? #fail The key message was simple: political parties in Morocco are making minimal use of social media. RNW's "Mr Infographics" Anass Bendriff made waves in Morocco with his work showing the failure of the established political parties to reach out to young voters
"12.11.2013 13:32:58" www.rnw.org Satirising a Nigerian senator raises serious matters Nigerian Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima took a 13-year old girl as his bride and blocked a parliamentary amendment to protect young girls from being fo RNW's Ikenna Azuike is adept at raising laughs - and eyebrows- with his satirical vlog What's Up Africa. With superheroes and buck-toothed preachers, Ikenna takes aim at hot topics across the continent.
"09.11.2013 13:00:00" www.rnw.org http://www.rnw.org/story/debating-political-islam-difficult-doable RNW's Arab desk and Radio Masr in Cairo co-host a weekly discussion show tackling incendiary issues in Egypt. A recent topic: does the end of Morsi mean the end of poltical Islam?
"08.11.2013 08:24:47" www.rnw.org Flower in the desert - fighting femicide Hester was a small, lively young woman. Caring, spontaneous, always surrounded by friends. Thousands of women and girls have been murdered in the Mexican region of Ciudad Juarez over the past years. One of them was a young Dutch woman called Hester. RNW's Spanish desk is now in Mexico with Hester's mother who has set up a foundation to fig
"05.11.2013 15:39:12" www.rnw.org Targeting Nigeria’s bastards with a mic Through his raps Nigerian rapper Ikon accuses those in his country who don’t speak out against injustice. Nigerian rapper Ikon pulls no punches. Nearly killed by drunken police officers, he's hitting back with his music. He told RNW he wants to "wake up the bastard in ourselves to face the bastards that are oppressing us."
"25.10.2013 09:26:11" www.rnw.org Too terrified to testify Kenyans who are called as witnesses at the ICC fear for their lives. RNW’s The Hague Trials Kenya platform offer young Kenyans a better understanding of international justice. While you want to contribute to international justice as a witness, doing so could mean your death. Stories of potential witnesses who are too terrified to testify, make young Kenyans reflect on international justice. RNW’s The Hague Trials Kenya pla
"24.10.2013 07:36:28" www.youtube.com ZWARTE PIET: YOUR WAY INTO EUROPE Meet a Naija incarnation of the blackface character ever-present in the Dutch story of Sinterklaas. But this Zwarte Piet is more than just a fleeting holiday...
"18.10.2013 08:47:40" www.rnw.org Freedom advocates give voice to the digital masses Ten noted bloggers from around the world were invited to take part in celebrations for the centenary of the Peace Palace in The Hague, and contrib For committed citizen journalists blogging is more than just making words appear on a screen. It's a way to "take control of the narrative". Read about the visit made to RNW and the Peace Palace in The Hague recently by ten of these alternative advoc
"15.10.2013 11:58:19" www.rnw.org http://www.rnw.org/story/michela-tackles-sexual-taboos-latin-america “Whenever our Facebook followers raise a spicy subject like oral sex or orgasms, we turn to Michela.” Venezuelan sexologist Michela Guarente answers all kinds of questions from young visitors to RNW’s sex and love platform Love Matters (Hablemos de A
"11.10.2013 08:00:46" www.rnw.org Drawing and crossing red lines Two leading Egyptian cartoonists engage in a political polemic on RNW about the limits to freedom of expression. "If I was afraid, I wouldn’t have started cartooning in the first place." Egypt’s most famous female cartoonist Doaa Eladl does not mince her words. Her cartoons invariably draw comments from all over the Arab world. Main ingredients of freedom of sp
"08.10.2013 14:35:46" www.rnw.org Out and proud still a dream for most Chinese gays and lesbians Only a small fraction of the 50 million Chinese gays and lesbians are “out of the closet”. RNW partners in the Shanghai Pride to fight the taboos around homosexuality. No fewer than 50 million gays and lesbians. Only a fraction out of the closet. Gay rights in China still need a lot of fighting for. Sufficient reason for RNW to support Shanghai Pride.
"07.10.2013 09:35:31" www.rnw.org Speaking out about crime in Venezuela Journalist María Gabriela Ibáñez was the victim of a common crime in Carácas: express kidnapping. Police corruption and incompetence mean most Venezuelans just shrug. Not Gabriela. They don’t drive you from ATM to ATM anymore. Kidnappers in Venezuela are becoming more and more sophisticated. With a laptop in the car they simply force you to transfer your money to their bank accounts. It happened to Carácas based journalist Marí
"03.10.2013 13:55:55" www.rnw.org An apology that sparks discussion Ivory Coast's most famous musician, Meiway, apologises for supporting Laurent Gbagbo. The former leader of Ivory Coast facing trial at the ICC. A new story from rnw.org. It was front page news in Ivory Coast. The country’s most famous musician, Meiway, apologises. He is not only known for his contagious 'Zoblazo' songs, but also as a supporter of Laurent Gbagbo. You know, one of the resident
"01.10.2013 18:19:52" www.rnw.nl Ladies on the move | Radio Netherlands Worldwide RNW is keen on featuring inspiring women in our target countries, women who make a difference, who are not afraid to speak out, who inspire others and who bring about change in their immediate surroun... Two of RNW's reporters went to Morocco to make video portraits of inspiring women.
Here you can read and see more about the project #Ladiesonthemove, and the women they met.
Do you also know women who's story needs to be shared, let us know.
"27.09.2013 11:25:47" www.rnw.org About RNW RNW defends and promotes free speech through independent journalism and the use of new media. We create thought-provoking content with and for young people from all around the globe and organise a safe space for them to form opinions and tell their s Well it's been a while as we've been wrangling some technical issues, but we've now started uploading fresh content to the new rnw.org site. Today some info about RNW itself. New stories and info about where we work and what we do will be following o
"23.09.2013 12:59:14" To celebrate the 5th birthday of our Chinese department, the Helan Online team have created a song embodying their philosophy "Every Voice Counts" Visitors are being invited to submit their own versions of the song, inspired (we hope!) by the origin
"08.09.2013 18:22:36" Zaman Tüneli Fotoğrafları Don't miss tomorrow TEDxhagueacademy, a TEDx event co-produced by RNW.
Nine inspirational speakers will give us their vision of the future of peace and justice, including our "own" Vithika Yadav, from the project Love Matters, and Ikenna Azuike as a
"08.09.2013 14:00:01" This story on our new site features one of our incredibly hard-working interns, Shaun Matsheza. We're busy filling the site with more stories and info about the revamped RNW. Visit www.rnw.org for a taster and tell us what you think.
"07.09.2013 14:00:00" Here's another shot from our beautiful new site www.rnw.org We've still got loads to do before it's finished but if you haven't already checked it out, please do - and let us know what you think
"06.09.2013 14:00:01" Yeah! Our beautiful new RNW site is online. It's still a long way from finished but there's enough to give you an idea of what's going to be a really exciting platform to share what we do and why we do it. Check it out www.rnw.org and please let us
"06.09.2013 11:58:33" Can a man win against a state? Can a Guantanamo victim claim his rights against a super power like the USA? Neal Katyal believes so, he'll be a speaker at TEDxhagueacademy.
Would you like to ask Neal a question? Post it here.
"05.09.2013 16:00:00" Vithika is an Indian human rights activist that works for RNW in India, in the project Love Matters. She will be speaking at TEDxhagueacademy this Monday talking about gender issues and sexuality in India. Do you have a question for her? Post it here
"05.09.2013 13:40:01" tedxhagueacademy.org Meet the speakers Welcome to #TEDxHagueAcademy! This event will focus on inspiring people with powerful stories who’ve found themselves in unexpected circumstances or difficult situations which empowered them to make a meaningful contribution to the future of peace an RNW is co-producing a TEDx on the future of peace and justice at TEDxhagueacademy
9 inspirational speakers will answer the best questions live at the event. Want them to answer your question? Post your questions here
"05.09.2013 10:10:00" tedxhagueacademy.org 'Sri Lanka must ensure safety of activists' An international human rights organization asked the Sri Lankan government on Wednesday to ensure safety of activists, journalists and civilians. The Humans Right Watch announced that two journalist are claiming that they were intimidated and harassed after speaking with a UN official in Sri Lanka. This is not the first accusation of its kind against the government security forces.
Is Sri La
"02.09.2013 09:45:09" www.rnw.nl Dutch DJ gets the Netherlands rocking to Egyptian rap music. | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Dutch DJ Joost Heijthuijsen plays Egyptian Electro Sha’bi music at dance parties in the Netherlands. “The people here love it. Dutch and Egyptian youths are much more alike than they think... Electro Sha'bi is the music of the Egyptian revolution - a new youth culture that's now being discovered by young people in the Netherlands.
"29.08.2013 08:20:05" www.rnw.nl International bloggers visit RNW | Radio Netherlands Worldwide A group of international bloggers spent a day at RNW earlier this week. They are in the Netherlands at the invitation of The Hague to join in today's celebrations of 100 years of The Peace Palace. Th... We hosted a group of bloggers earlier this week, here to write about peace and justice issues. Great people - this video gives an idea of a great day.
"23.08.2013 11:44:16" How the past influences his work International peace and justice. Big concepts that RNW is committed to reporting on from a personal perspective, telling stories that make abstract concepts ... RNW is co-organising a TEDx on the themes of peace and justice in The Hague on September 9th.
One of the speakers is Theodor Meron, one of international law’s heavyweights - in this short video he tells RNW how his childhood under the Nazis shaped
"20.08.2013 13:24:10" www.rnw.nl Twitter’s activist roots: How Twitter’s past shapes its use as a protest tool | Radio... Surprised when demonstrators from all over the world took to Twitter as a protest tool? Evan “Rabble” Henshaw-Plath, member of Twitter’s founding team, was not. Rather, he sees it as... Twitter's had some negative publicity lately about failing to deal effectively with users who target woman activists with threats of death and rape. This article takes a look at how Twitter's roots in activism sowed the seeds for its more positive re
"19.08.2013 09:15:04" www.rnw.nl Missing priest worked for reconciliation In Syria | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Italian Jesuit priest Paolo Dall’Oglio, was working for reconciliation between Muslims, Christians, Alawites and Kurds when he went missing in northern Syria three weeks ago. His friends believe... A priest who has worked for 30 years to bring about harmony between Christians and Muslims in Syria, disappeared three weeks ago. Some reports have claimed he's been executed by Islamists, but a Syrian colleague at RNW says the latest news is that he
"13.08.2013 09:10:43" www.rnw.nl "I felt like a slot machine" | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Ange was 15-years-old when she ran away from home. She moved in with some friends and had to sell sexual favours to make ends meet. She ended up just one of many exploited sex workers living in utter ... Ange would like to escape her life as one of DRC's exploited sex workers, but fears her family will refuse to accept her and her young son. Should families forgive and forget when one of them takes a wrong turn?
"12.08.2013 08:59:22" The TEDx cakes
"12.08.2013 08:59:22" An eager hand...
"12.08.2013 08:59:21" Clara, the maker of the cakes
"08.08.2013 13:24:13" www.rnw.nl Taboo-breaking Love Matters wins international prize | Radio Netherlands Worldwide RNW’s Love Matters project has won a major award for excellence and innovation from the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS). The prize confirms that in just three years Love Matters has be... Congratulations to the Love Matters team who've won the sexual health world's equivalent of an Oscar.
The open, sex-friendly Love Matters sites in various languages have been recognised for their success in reaching young people in countries where t
"31.07.2013 15:43:55" www.rnw.nl Noted Yemeni journalist appeals for release of kidnapped Dutch colleague | Radio Netherlands... It’s now more than two weeks since the release of the only video of kidnapped Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her partner Boudewijn Berendsen. Journalist Judith Spiegel, who works regularly ... We here at RNW are always thinking of our Yemen correspondent and her husband who were kidnapped in June. And happy to see that the chorus of voices in Yemen calling for their release is growing every day.
"30.07.2013 09:54:00" www.rnw.nl "We've consistently defended Internet freedom" | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Over the past three years, the president of Costa Rica has been heavily criticised by her country's citizens. Many see Laura Chinchilla as the worst president in Latin America. Much of the criticism i... Is Laura Chinchilla, the president of Costa Rica, Latin America's worst leader? That's what some of her critics say, but in an exclusive interview with RNW she defends her record on free speech and social media.
"26.07.2013 09:49:26" www.rnw.nl Peace Prize winner calls for release of kidnapped "lovers of Yemen" | Radio Netherlands Worldwide “If not for the sake of Judith, do it for the sake of Yemen's reputation which is getting worse each day the kidnap lasts.” Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has added her voice to... Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has joined the group of activists and journalists calling for the speedy release of kidnapped Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her husband.
"19.07.2013 09:16:34" www.rnw.nl Child marriage: legalised rape? | Radio Netherlands Worldwide “Child marriage is a form of rape that is not recognised by the legislature. The criminal remains at large while the voice of the victim isn't heard.” “Pedophilia is illegal under Ir... An Egyptian TV series called 'Burying Girls Alive' has got the Arab world talking about child marriage. Legalised rape or religious right?
"18.07.2013 06:32:38" www.rnw.nl Ciudad Juárez: “They killed my daddy” | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The violence in Ciudad Juárez is blighting the lives of the city’s youngest inhabitants. Psychologists fear that many of them could grow up to be hitmen if they don’t receive therap...
"16.07.2013 10:08:56" www.rnw.nl Journalist kidnapped in Jemen “very, very, very frightened” | Radio Netherlands Worldwide A video has gone on-line in which kidnapped Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her partner appeal for help, saying they may be shot within ten days. Based in Sana’a, Ms Spiegel is a regular cor... Our correspondent in Yemen Judith Spiegel was kidnapped together with her partner a month ago. Their abductors have now released a video in which they appeal for help saying nthey may be shot in ten days.
"15.07.2013 12:00:04" www.rnw.nl Singer's Gbagbo apology makes waves in Ivory Coast | Radio Netherlands Worldwide RNW’s exclusive interview with Ivorian musician Meiway has made front page news in the artist’s home country. We spoke to Meiway when he was recently in The Hague – the Dutch city th... Popular Ivorian singer Meiway told RNW he'd changed his mind about former president Gbagbo in an exclusive interview that's hit the headlines in his home country.
"15.07.2013 07:27:41" www.rnw.nl Independent thinking "not encouraged" in China's film schools | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Chinese authorities have put an abrupt end to a training programme for aspiring independent filmmakers. And there’s still no official explanation why the 9th Edition of the Li Xianting Film ... Students and teachers at an independent film school in China are determined to continue - despite official attempts to close them down.
"12.07.2013 12:24:18" www.rnw.nl The Wor(l)d: She exists | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers from around the world to share their take on our themes. In this seri... The latest guest in our spoken word video series is Shida Kizhou, asserting her right to be here and to be heard.
"11.07.2013 14:23:46" www.rnw.nl Using cameras to fight Mexico’s failing courts | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The director of the most popular Mexican documentary ever, Presumed Guilty, is currently visiting The Hague. He’s attending the World Justice Forum to discuss censorship and the judicial system ... The directors of Presumed Guilty and their cameras became the most inconvenient witnesses the Mexican justice system has ever encountered. Ever since the documentary was released in 2011, it has been the subject of numerous lawsuits which the directo
"11.07.2013 08:01:09" www.rnw.nl Floribert always said “freedom is a right” | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Irene Esambo feels threatened. She’s the lawyer for the Chebeya family. Floribert Chebeya was a human rights defender in Congo who was murdered in 2010. Irene Esambo is still looking for his kil... Congolese lawyer Irene Esambo has been threatened with violence and worse for her work with the family of a murdered human rights activist. But she keeps going, because, as her dead clinet always said, "freedom is a right".
"09.07.2013 08:29:57" www.rnw.nl http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/corruption-it’s-just-around-corner Transparency International has published its new Corruption Barometer today. The report from the anti-corruption group shows that political parties are seen to be the most corrupt institution, scoring 3.8 on a scale of one to five. Police are second,
"05.07.2013 12:13:45" www.rnw.nl The Damned: a journalist inside Mexico's 'prison of the stars' | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Jesús Lemus Barajas is a journalist who spent three years in a high-security prison in Mexico. In Puente Grande, jokingly called 'the prison of the stars'. A place where “they try to bre... Jesus Lamas was thrown into Mexico's most notorious prison and tortured repeatedly for no good reason. He not only survived, he interviewed his fellow inmates and wrote a book about it.
"03.07.2013 13:57:04" www.rnw.nl Tunisian rappers fear return of internet controls | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Internet was one of the things liberated by Tunisia's 2011 revolution. Censorship was lifted and Tunisians could once again access sites like YouTube and services such as Skype. Recently hackers were ...
"02.07.2013 12:25:24" www.rnw.nl "Balanced, calm analysis" as young Nigerians debate corruption | Radio Netherlands Worldwide ‘Make a move, ring the bell”; “Youth should take ownership of the corruption crusade” “Don’t mind your business”. A tiny sample of the hundreds of tweets, Fac... ‘Make a move, ring the bell”; “Youth should take ownership of the corruption crusade” “Don’t mind your business”. A tiny sample of the hundreds of tweets, Facebook posts and comments prompted by an RNW-facilitated debate on corruption at the Universi
"02.07.2013 12:21:26" www.rnw.nl Mexico's disappeared: forgotten and criminalised | Radio Netherlands Worldwide No one knows exactly how many people have disappeared in Mexico. Estimates range from 24,000 to 26,000. But whatever the true number, “A country that has nearly 30.000 citizens who have disappea... Does it really matter whether it's 24,000 or 26,000 people who've "disappeared" in Mexico? By any count it's too many, and even worse, the authorities try to shift the blame onto the victims themselves.
"01.07.2013 14:55:23" www.rnw.nl http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/balanced-calm-analysis-young-nigerians-debate-corruption ‘Make a move, ring the bell”; “Youth should take ownership of the corruption crusade” “Don’t mind your business”. A tiny sample of the hundreds of tweets, Facebook posts and comments prompted by an RNW-facilitated debate on corruption at the Universi
"28.06.2013 10:38:10" 28 Haziran 2013 13:38 A hurricane of ideas sweeps through RNW's Latin America Department.
"27.06.2013 12:26:08" www.rnw.nl Ha ha ha...how funny | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this seri... Here's the latest video in our spoken word series. Houda Noussi speaks her mind about the Palestinian conflict in an explosion of passionate poetry.
"24.06.2013 13:59:02" www.rnw.nl Ecuador's "dehomosexualisation clinics" | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Ecuadorian organisations representing gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals report that more and more young people are being kidnapped and taken to “dehomosexualization” clinics. It&r...
"24.06.2013 09:28:40" www.rnw.nl Dutch ambassador criticises Burundi's new media law | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Burundi’s new media law continues to cause unrest among the international community. It certainly doesn’t please the Dutch ambassador to Burundi, Jolke Oppewal. Once a journalist himself a...
"19.06.2013 12:58:54" www.rnw.nl Escape valves in the Mexican elections | Radio Netherlands Worldwide In Mexico, it’s nothing new, even though it seems like it. A couple of decades ago, during the long rule of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, some voices of discontent called on people to v...
"18.06.2013 10:27:51" www.rnw.nl RNW wins top honours at the New York Festivals | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Radio Netherlands Worldwide has won four major prizes at the 2013 New York Festivals: International Radio Awards. It won a gold medal and a Grand Prize Award for an interview entitled “The ...
"17.06.2013 10:45:48" www.rnw.nl Muna Shirwa: addicted to a certain type of sadness | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this s ou...
"14.06.2013 12:19:47" www.rnw.nl “I never wanted to be the most wanted blogger in the hemisphere” | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The most wanted Mexican blogger says she’s more afraid of the authorities than of the drugs cartels. by Pablo Gámez In Mexico, the drugs cartels have become interested in th...
"10.06.2013 11:07:10" www.rnw.nl Tired of voting for rats? Vote for a cat! | Radio Netherlands Worldwide He’s cute, furry and doesn’t belong to any political party. And in just a few days, Morris the cat has won the support of many Mexican voters who are fed up with their regular politicians.... Who'd get your vote? A pet or a politician?
"10.06.2013 08:44:35" www.rnw.nl Jennifer Perez: with silent understanding | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this seri... Oops, sorry! We posted this on Friday but the link wasn't good - so, second time lucky, here once again is the latest in our series of spoken word vids. This week featuring Jennifer Perez and her bi-lingual poetry.
"07.06.2013 11:32:15" www.rnw.nl Jennifer Perez: with silent understanding | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this seri... Here's the latest in our video series The Wo(r)ld. Jennifer's roots are in the Dominican Republic and she mixes up her languages in her poetry.
"06.06.2013 13:11:24" Summer comes to Hilversum The view from the window next to the coffee machine.
"06.06.2013 11:58:12" Summer has finally arrived in Holland, so today's editorial meetings have moved outdoors to take advantage of the sunshine. We're working hard. Really. Summer comes to Hilversum Summer has finally arrived in Holland, so today's editorial meetings have moved outdoors to take advantage of the sunshine. We're working hard. Really.
"06.06.2013 06:53:37" www.rnw.nl Ducks not tanks, says Yu, creator of Weibo's banned June 4th meme | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Michael Miller Yu is the creator of this year's most popular June 4th meme. His image went viral on Weibo, prompting the censors to block the phrase "big yellow duck". What's the story behin... When these big yellow ducks went viral on China's most popular social media site, the censors were quick to act. So what do the two artists behind the meme and its inspiration think?
"04.06.2013 07:58:25" www.rnw.nl Inside WeChat: The Future of China’s Hippest New App | Radio Netherlands Worldwide China’s version of Whatsapp offers a free, popular way to communicate—but how much longer can the service remain free of costs and censorship? RNW spoke with WeChat employees about their f... China's netizens take state censorship for granted. The hugely popular WeChat app (a kind of WhatsApp) has managed to avoid regulation so far, but for how much longer?
"01.06.2013 17:38:46" www.rnw.nl Defending Gbagbo: the view from prison | Radio Netherlands Worldwide What is life like for Laurent Gbagbo in prison? The former of president of Ivory Coast is currently in detention, awaiting trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. RNW had a wide-rangin...
"29.05.2013 09:26:21" www.rnw.nl Omar Offendum: rise up to the challenge | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this s ou... Spoken Word: Omar Offendum and his view on Syria #poetry
"28.05.2013 13:59:37" Congratulations to our Chinese colleagues, after months and months of hard work their re-designed website is now live. The site itself (Helan Online https://helanonline.cn/) has got lots of great new features which will eventually be rolled ouyt to a
"28.05.2013 11:46:25" www.rnw.nl Music for Egypt’s post-revolution generation | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Egypt’s respectable citizens look down on it and the revolutionaries don’t know what to think. But nothing can stop the boom in popularity of Mahraganat music. It’s become the soundt... Once an underground cult, the popularity of Mahraganat music in Egypt has exploded since the revolution. You may not yet have heard of DJ Sadat, but his YouTube videos attract millions of hits.
"23.05.2013 12:25:38" www.rnw.nl Sleepy the poet: Restless Questions | Radio Netherlands Worldwide The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this s ou... Does "a freely expressed insult" have anything to do with speaking freely? Not according to Sleepy, the first rapper-poet to feature in our new video series "The Wor(l)d"
"22.05.2013 13:47:31" The New Woman By promoting awareness and knowledge of, and cooperation with The New Woman platform, RNW aims to contribute to gender mainstreaming, empowerment of women and the involvement of men in achieving gender justice LIKE our new Facebook page about women issues! The New Woman is a platform about women's issues and women's right. The New Woman Facebook page contains interviews, blogs, video vlogs & discussion in & about the RNW target countries
"21.05.2013 12:03:33" www.rnw.nl Chen Guangcheng: we must not wait for a “virtuous ruler” | Radio Netherlands Worldwide Blind Chinese activist, Chen Guangcheng, made headlines around the world when he escaped house arrest and fled to New York with the help of U.S. officials. One year later, the media spotlight may have... Exiled human rights activist Chen Guangcheng's been visiting Europe. He told RNW that the Chinese shouldn't wait for their rulers to change, but must "fight for freedom". Do you agree with him that change in China is "inevitable" ?