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December 1, 2016

What Your Audience Needs to Know in an Emergency: Life-saving Information - Topic-by-Topic Guides to Core Humanitarian Issues

These guides are intended for media professionals working to help audiences affected by humanitarian crises. They give a brief overview of common humanitarian issues in emergencies, which are...

December 1, 2016

Advancing Freedom of Expression - Using Digital Innovation to Foster Article 19 in the Global South

“Digital technologies have created numerous new opportunities of how to exert the basic human rights of freedom of expression and access to information. At the same time, new possibilities of how to...

November 30, 2016

The Pulse: A Guide to Health Communication

The Pulse is a free, online course for organisations and individuals interested in using media to inspire people to lead healthier lives, and is aimed particularly at those who are new to health...

November 30, 2016

"How Can I Tell?" Consequences of HIV Status Disclosure Among Couples in Eastern African Communities in the Context of an Ongoing HIV "Test-and-Treat" Trial

“People living with HIV/AIDS anticipate HIV-related stigma and fear disclosure to intimate partners. Yet, disclosure is critical to reducing HIV transmission and improving care engagement."

November 29, 2016

Engaging with Local Communities to Prevent Violence: What Role for ICTs?

“This research shows that, at best, information and communications technologies (ICTs) can support relationship building, but that they are not a substitute for the human element that is essential to...

November 28, 2016

Combating Violence against Children in Africa: A Framework for Civil Society Advocacy

“From the street child brutally beaten by police to the girl child sexually harassed by her teacher or kin, violence is a multifaceted problem of huge significance in the lives of children in Africa...

November 24, 2016

More Than Just a Game - Sport as a Communication Platform in Sexuality Education for Adolescent Girls

“Practitioners and advocates working in the field of adolescent health need creative interventions to address gender and power, including the use of sport as a communication tool for sexuality...

November 23, 2016

Promoting Quality Malaria Medicines Through SBCC Implementation Kit

This Implementation Kit (I-Kit) provides national and local stakeholders, as well as programme managers, with key considerations and a roadmap for designing and implementing a country-specific social...

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November 14, 2016

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November 3, 2016

The Human Rights Brief for Traditional Leaders seeks to increase traditional leaders’ knowledge on human rights, and to improve their role in...

November 3, 2016

With an estimated 193,500 children under the age of 14 years living with HIV and more than half not yet into care in Uganda, ICCO Cooperation...

November 3, 2016

“Communication has been a consistent current running through many major health developments of recent years. And yet, despite the demonstrated...

November 2, 2016

“Despite the fact that much of human history has been about attempting to create different realities, we do not understand the process of...

November 2, 2016

"Knowledge built up over time and passed on from generation to generation represents a valuable asset for rural communities when it comes to...

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