See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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What is Global Voices?

We are a borderless, largely volunteer community of more than 800 writers, analysts, online media experts and translators.

Global Voices has been leading the conversation on citizen media reporting since 2005. We curate, verify and translate trending news and stories you might be missing on the Internet, from blogs, independent press and social media in 167 countries.

Many of the world's most interesting and important stories aren't in just one place. Sometimes they’re scattered in bits and pieces across the Internet, in blog posts and tweets, and in multiple languages. These are the stories we accurately report on Global Voices—and translate into up to 30 languages, including Malagasy, Bangla and Aymara.

What we do

Report: Our trusted team of editors and writers reports on 167 countries in our completely virtual non-profit newsroom.

Translate: Our international team of translators renders our stories into more than 30 languages.

Defend: Our Advox project defends online rights and freedoms and fights censorship.

Empower: Our Rising Voices project empowers isolated and marginalized communities with tools, skills and support.

Connect: We organize summits for our global contributors and the public to meet face-to-face. Hundreds have met in 8 different countries in the past 10 years.

Learn about all our projects here.

Mission

We work to find the most compelling and important stories coming from marginalized and misrepresented communities. We speak out against online censorship and support new ways for people to gain access to the Internet.

Our culture

We value curiosity, honesty and connectedness in the name of understanding and friendship across borders. Our goal is to empower people who value justice, equality and empathy.

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