Global Voices "seeks to aggregate, curate, and amplify the global conversation online – shining light on places and people other media often ignore. We work to develop tools, institutions and relationships that will help all voices, everywhere, to be heard".
It was initiated by a non-governmental organisation/charity and social movement activists and encourages people to participate through an online platform and citizen media. Global Voices is global in orientation and concerned with anti-discrimination, equality & social justice; democracy, politics & representation; economy; education; environment & sustainability; health; human rights; international development; media democratisation; peace; science governance; and workplace.
It was launched in 2005 and is ongoing.