<a href="/africa/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:38">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/africa/promoted-rss.xml/38 en Effectiveness of a Community-Based SGBV Prevention Model in Emergency Settings in Uganda: Testing the 'Zero Tolerance Village Alliance' Intervention http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/effectiveness-community-based-sgbv-prevention-model-emergency-settings-uganda-testing-ze <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chi-Chi Undie </div> <div class="field-item even"> Harriet Birungi </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Francis Obare </div> <div class="field-item even"> George Odwe </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Jane Namwebya </div> <div class="field-item even"> Paul Orikushaba </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Prosmolly Ayebale </div> <div class="field-item even"> William Onen </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Fiona Nicholson </div> <div class="field-item even"> Rachel Chisinga-Francis </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Netshabako </div> <div class="field-item even"> Anne Katahoire </div> <div class="field-item odd"> David Apollo Kazungu </div> <div class="field-item even"> Darlson Kusasira </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Zahra Mirghani </div> <div class="field-item even"> Joanina Karugaba </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, August 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Population Council <em>(Undie, Birungi, Obare, Odwe, Namwebya)</em>; Lutheran World Federation (<em>Orikushaba, Ayebale, Onen)</em>; Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (<em>Nicholson, Chisinga-Francis, Netshabako</em>); Child Health &amp; Development Centre (<em>Katahoire</em>); Refugees Department, Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda (<em>Kazungu, Kusasira</em>); UNHCR Regional Services Centre <em>(Mirghani, Karugaba)</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>“The global refugee crisis is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) exacerbates&nbsp; the already dire situation in refugee settings, and is both a prevalent concern and a complex phenomenon in these contexts. Although SGBV is recognized as a growing problem in emergency settings…evaluations of primary SGBV prevention models in these contexts have remained sparse.”</em> </p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.popcouncil.org/uploads/pdfs/2016RH_SGBVPreventionUgandaZTVA.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this 19-page report in PDF format. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-23_at_10.34.59.png" alt="" title="Effectiveness of a Community-Based SGBV Prevention Model in Emergency Settings in Uganda: Testing the &#039;Zero Tolerance Village Alliance&#039; Intervention" width="100" height="59" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chi-Chi Undie -... </div> <div class="field-item even"> Population Coun... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.popcouncil.org/research/sexual-and-gender-based-violence" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Population Council website </a>on February 23 2017, and email received from Chi-Chi Undie on February 24 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/effectiveness-community-based-sgbv-prevention-model-emergency-settings-uganda-testing-ze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/effectiveness-community-based-sgbv-prevention-model-emergency-settings-uganda-testing-ze#comments Uganda Strategy Evaluations Evaluations Strategic Thinking SDG 16: Peace and Justice SDG 5: Gender Equality Community Participation Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Government Departments Gender NGOs United Nations Rights Africa Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:12:01 +0000 Chi-Chi Undie - Population Council 9487400 at http://www.comminit.com A Handbook on Reporting Terrorism http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/handbook-reporting-terrorism <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-22_at_13.08.43.png" alt="" title="A Handbook on Reporting Terrorism" width="100" height="71" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This guidebook is a tool for Kenyan media professionals who are reporting on issues of terrorism, and who seek to counter violent extremism. As explained in the report, “Kenya has suffered its fair share of terror related attacks including the Westgate Mall attack, Garissa University College attack and an attack on Kenyan soldiers in El Adde. In all these instances, there were accusations and counter accusations between the media and security agencies on inaccurate reporting and sensationalism and violations of media freedom on the other hand through intimidation and denial of vital information.”&nbsp;&nbsp; </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.mediacouncil.or.ke/en/mck/images/Downloads/A-handbook-on-reporting-terrorism.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this handbook in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/280935">International Media Support (IMS)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/media-council-kenya">Media Council of Kenya</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>34</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> International M... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.mediacouncil.or.ke/en/mck/index.php/publications/terrorism-reporting-handbook" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Media Council of Kenya website</a> on February 22 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/handbook-reporting-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/handbook-reporting-terrorism#comments Kenya Materials Digital Conflict and Peace Governance and Democracy Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television News Media Community Radio - Africa Africa Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:13:39 +0000 International Media Support 9487371 at http://www.comminit.com GREAT Project How-To Guide http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/great-project-how-guide <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/great_guide_header.png" alt="" title="GREAT Project How-To Guide" width="100" height="50" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformations (GREAT) Project is an evidence-based international development intervention that succeeded in improving gender norms related to sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence in Northern Uganda. This guide is designed to build on this success by providing organisations working in sexual and reproductive health with the tools and instructions they will need to implement the GREAT project in other communities.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://irh.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/GREAT_Project_How-to-Guide.pdf" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to download the guide in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/329460">Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Institute for R... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/gender-roles-equality-and-transformations-great-project">The Gender Roles, Equality and Transformations (GREAT) Project</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/great-scalable-toolkit">GREAT Scalable Toolkit</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/great-project-results-brief">The GREAT Project - Results Brief</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://irh.org/great-project-how-to-guide/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Institute for Reproductive Health website </a>on February 16 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/great-project-how-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/great-project-how-guide#comments Uganda Global Materials SDG 3: Good Health Community Participation Entertainment Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Radio Gender Health NGOs Reproductive Health Rights Youth Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Edutainment - Africa Africa Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:53:30 +0000 Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) 9487190 at http://www.comminit.com HOPE LVB Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hope-lvb-toolkit <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, January 1, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-16_at_12.31.08.png" alt="" title="HOPE LVB Toolkit" width="100" height="87" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) toolkit has been developed to share lessons learned and best practices from the HoPE-LVB project - described as one of the largest and most scaled up integrated Population, Health and Environment programmes implemented in the East African region. It is hoped that the toolkit will help promote the adoption of the PHE approach to sustainable development on a wider scale not only in East Africa but in other areas of the world.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.pathfinder.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/HopeLVB-Toolkit.pdf" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to download this toolkit in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/4843">Pathfinder International</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>42</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pathfinder Tech... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.pathfinder.org/publications/hope-lvb-toolkit/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Pathfinder website </a>on February 16 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="658" width="800" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/oRcPlF9kUjU&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/oRcPlF9kUjU&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRcPlF9kUjU"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/oRcPlF9kUjU/0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="800" height="658" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hope-lvb-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hope-lvb-toolkit#comments Tanzania Materials Strategic Thinking Advocacy SDG 14: Life below Water SDG 15: Life on Land SDG 2: No Hunger SDG 3: Good Health SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Environment Health NGOs Natural Resources Management Reproductive Health Health Communication - Africa Africa Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:30:27 +0000 Pathfinder Technical Communications 9487187 at http://www.comminit.com The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-science-humanitarian-action-communication-development-platform <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/central_african_republic_children_run_towards_transit_centre_after_being_released_as_child_soldiers_by_anti_balaka_militia_in_batangafo_in_2015_picture_by_unicef_le_du.jpg" alt="" title="The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform is an online resource which aims to establish networks of social scientists who can rapidly provide insight and advice to emergency responses, with a focus on the social and communication dimensions of emergency responses. By providing knowledge and expertise, the main purpose of the Platform is to make emergency preparedness and response activities more sensitive to conditions on the ground and to the perspectives of affected communities.&nbsp; </p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.socialscienceinaction.org/" target="_blank">Click here to access this online resource. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/6253">Institute of Development Studies (IDS)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/united-nations-childrens-fund-unicef">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Santiagor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/ebola-response-anthropology-platform">Ebola Response Anthropology Platform</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.ids.ac.uk/news/mobilising-social-science-for-humanitarian-action-launch-of-online-platform" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">IDS website</a>&nbsp; and t<a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.socialscienceinaction.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">he Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform</a> on February 15 2017.</p> <p><em>Image credit: UNICEF/Le Du</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-science-humanitarian-action-communication-development-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-science-humanitarian-action-communication-development-platform#comments Global Materials Academic Institutions Digital Community Participation Conflict Conflict and Peace Person-to-Person Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Print News/Information Radio Environment Government Departments NGOs Natural Resources Management Risk Management Institute for Development Studies Africa Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:28:39 +0000 Santiagor 9487166 at http://www.comminit.com The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Niger and Togo http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-gender-advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancy-niger-and-togo <h4>Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy: Research Brief 3</h4> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, January 1, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>“When we go to a prenatal or pediatric exam, they advise us about FP methods for spacing the births…at home, when we tell our husbands, they refuse under the pretext that these methods create illnesses that will still be their responsibility, when you return to inform the midwives they will tell you to bring your husband in, but he always refuses. There is no other way, you are condemned not to do it because he threatened you at home, because you are afraid to disobey him you will do nothing but spawn children.”</em> - Woman, not using FP, urban Togo</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://healthcommcapacity.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/HTSP-Brief-3_AMA-HP-and-Gender.pdf" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to download this 4-page brief in PDF format. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-14_at_11.49.13.png" alt="" title="The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Niger and Togo" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Health Communic... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://healthcommcapacity.org/three-new-research-briefs-advanced-maternal-age-high-parity-pregnancy/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">HC3 website </a>on February 14 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancy-perceived-risks-and-associated-provider-">Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy - Perceived Risks and Associated Provider Communication Barriers in Togo and Niger</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancy-%E2%80%93-role-culture-and-community-support-fam">Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy – The Role of Culture and Community Support in Family Planning in Togo and Niger</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/addressing-advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancies-healthy-timing-and-spacing-">Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity Pregnancies: A Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Implementation Kit</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-gender-advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancy-niger-and-togo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-gender-advanced-maternal-age-and-high-parity-pregnancy-niger-and-togo#comments Niger Togo Strategic Thinking SDG 3: Good Health SDG 5: Gender Equality Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Gender Health NGOs Reproductive Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs USAID Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Africa Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:55:17 +0000 Health Communication Capacity Collaborative 9487140 at http://www.comminit.com Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A Training Guide for Community-Based Organizations http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/nutrition-and-hygiene-orphans-and-vulnerable-children-nigeria-training-guide-community-b <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, October 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-09_at_12.16.41.png" alt="" title="Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A Training Guide for Community-Based Organizations" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria training package is designed to provide basic technical knowledge on nutrition and hygiene needs for children who are 2–17 years old, particularly orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and more specifically those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. The package was produced by Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) for its partners, who asked SPRING to create a training package to use with their local civil society organisations (CSOs) who work with OVC. The materials can be used by any organisation that works with children 2–17 years old, and wants to provide children and adolescents with information about nutrition and hygiene.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.spring-nutrition.org/publications/training-materials/nutrition-and-hygiene-orphans-and-vulnerable-children-nigeria" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to access this training package online. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/strengthening-partnerships-results-and-innovations-nutrition-globally-spring">Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> krgranger </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="h/redirect.cgi?r=https://www.spring-nutrition.org/publications/training-materials/nutrition-and-hygiene-orphans-and-vulnerable-children-nigeria" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">SPRING website</a> on February 9 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/nutrition-and-hygiene-orphans-and-vulnerable-children-nigeria-training-guide-community-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/nutrition-and-hygiene-orphans-and-vulnerable-children-nigeria-training-guide-community-b#comments Nigeria Materials SDG 2: No Hunger SDG 3: Good Health Children Person-to-Person Interpersonal News/Information Health HIV AIDS NGOs Treatment, Care and Support Nutrition USAID Health Communication - Africa HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:51:08 +0000 krgranger 9487052 at http://www.comminit.com Exploring the Potential for Interactive Radio to Improve Accountability and Responsiveness to Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/exploring-potential-interactive-radio-improve-accountability-and-responsiveness-small-sc <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Heather Gilberds </div> <div class="field-item even"> Calum Handforth </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Leclair </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, December 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>“Many Communication for Development (C4D) initiatives aimed at reaching remote or rural audiences use radio and mobile technologies to ensure that small-scale farmers have the information they need when they need it. However, few look at the potential of ICTs for bringing the voices and opinions of rural people to governments, private sector actors, NGOs [non governmental organisation] and CSOs [civil society organisations] to influence agricultural policies, and to advocate for better extension services, access to subsidized inputs and technologies, and access to markets to sell their crops.” </em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/12770/Farm%20Radio%20International%20MAVC%20Listening%20Post%20Research%20Report%20Jan%202017.pdf?sequence=3&amp;isAllowed=y" target="_blank">Click here to download this 36-page report in PDF format. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-07_at_11.13.02.png" alt="" title="Exploring the Potential for Interactive Radio to Improve Accountability and Responsiveness to Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania" width="100" height="69" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Making All Voic... </div> <div class="field-item even"> Farm Radio Inte... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.makingallvoicescount.org/publication/exploring-potential-interactive-radio-improve-accountability-responsiveness-small-scale-farmers-tanzania/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Making All Voices Count website </a>on February 7 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/making-all-voices-count-1">Making All Voices Count</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/exploring-potential-interactive-radio-improve-accountability-and-responsiveness-small-sc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/exploring-potential-interactive-radio-improve-accountability-and-responsiveness-small-sc#comments Tanzania Strategy Evaluations Evaluations Strategic Thinking Digital Interpersonal Community Media Economic Development News/Information Radio NGOs Natural Resources Management Community Radio - Africa Africa Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:12:38 +0000 Making All Voices Count 9486973 at http://www.comminit.com A Social and Behaviour Change Agenda for Inclusion and Equity in Education http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-and-behaviour-change-agenda-inclusion-and-equity-education <h4>Programme Brief</h4> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"According to the World Education Forum Declaration, equity in education refers to fairness in education policy, provision and outcome."</em> </p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.unicef.org/esaro/Program_Brief_-_Inclusion.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this 6-page brief in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2017-02-02_at_11.35.50.png" alt="" title="A Social and Behaviour Change Agenda for Inclusion and Equity in Education" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UNICEF - Public... </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ann Thomas - UN... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://www.unicef.org/esaro/5481_c4d-education-briefs.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNICEF East and Southern Africa website </a>on February 2 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/investing-communication-development-enhance-quality-education-and-learning-outcomes">Investing in Communication for Development to Enhance Quality Education and Learning Outcomes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-and-behaviour-change-agenda-inclusion-and-equity-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/social-and-behaviour-change-agenda-inclusion-and-equity-education#comments Africa East Africa Southern Africa Strategic Thinking Advocacy SDG 4: Quality Education Children Community Participation Multi-Media Innovations for Behaviour and Social Change Entertainment Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Radio Education Television Government Departments School Curricula News Media United Nations Rights UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Early Child Development Africa Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:38:17 +0000 UNICEF - Publications 9486890 at http://www.comminit.com Media Toolkit: Helping Journalists Get The Story - And Get It Right http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/media-toolkit-helping-journalists-get-story-and-get-it-right <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/ethiopia-reporters-we.jpg" alt="" title="Media Toolkit: Helping Journalists Get The Story - And Get It Right " width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This interactive toolkit offers a detailed description of a journalism training project called <a href="http://www.prb.org//Home/Publications/Articles/2013/womens-edition-journalists.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Women’s Edition</a> - a global journalism project and model designed to increase and strengthen reporting on population and reproductive health in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.prb.org/mediatoolkit/PACE_Media_Toolkit.pdf" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to download this toolkit in PDF format. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/5236">Population Reference Bureau (PRB)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>21</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Population Refe... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/pace-policy-advocacy-and-communication-enhanced-population-and-reproductive-health-proje">PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) Project</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/policy-communication-toolkit">Policy Communication Toolkit</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.prb.org/Publications/Lesson-Plans/MediaToolkit.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">PRB website </a>on February 1 2017, and email from Deborah Mesce, Program Director, International Media Training, PRB on February 1 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/media-toolkit-helping-journalists-get-story-and-get-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/media-toolkit-helping-journalists-get-story-and-get-it-right#comments Global Materials Digital Journalism SDG 3: Good Health Print News/Information Radio Television Environment Gender Health News Media Reproductive Health Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Community Radio - Africa Health Media Development Africa Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:48:13 +0000 Population Reference Bureau (PRB) 9486857 at http://www.comminit.com