<a href="/africa/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:38">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/africa/promoted-rss.xml/38 en United to End TB - Every Word Counts: Suggested Language and Usage for Tuberculosis Communications http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/united-end-tb-every-word-counts-suggested-language-and-usage-tuberculosis-communications <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">Thursday, October 1, 2015</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_2016-08-23_at_13.54.48.png" alt="" title="United to End TB - Every Word Counts: Suggested Language and Usage for Tuberculosis Communications " width="100" height="98" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This document offers recommendations on what language to use when communicating around tuberculosis (TB). The language recommendations seek to bring about a move away from the use of stigmatising TB language to language that is empowering and more people centered,&nbsp; and that will help “bring TB out of the shadows and encourage people to speak about it in their homes, communities, and workplaces.”&nbsp; The guidelines have been developed for use by everyone involved in addressing TB, including the scientific and medical communities, health staff, the media, and the general public.&nbsp; </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.stoptb.org/assets/documents/resources/publications/acsm/LanguageGuide_ForWeb20131110.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this document 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/content/stop-tb-partnership-secretariat">Stop TB Partnership Secretariat</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>56</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"> <a href="/africa/users/stop-tb-partnership-secretariat" title="View user profile.">Stop TB Partner...</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="http://www.stoptb.org/resources/publications/acsm_docs.asp" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Stop TB Partnership website </a>on August 24 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/united-end-tb-every-word-counts-suggested-language-and-usage-tuberculosis-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/united-end-tb-every-word-counts-suggested-language-and-usage-tuberculosis-communications#comments Global Materials Advocacy Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Bilaterals Person-to-Person Print Radio Television Avoid TB Deaths Health News Media NGOs Health Communication - Africa Community Radio - Africa HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:57:10 +0000 Stop TB Partnership Secretariat 9382134 at http://www.comminit.com Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding Their Vulnerabilities http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/adolescent-boys-and-young-men-engaging-them-supporters-gender-equality-and-health-and-un <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>“Far too many boys approach adolescence having experienced violence, witnessed violence, dropped out of school, had risky sex, or practiced other risk-taking behaviors because they believe that they must do so to be seen by their peers and their communities as “real men.” This has real and long-lasting impacts on the lives of women and girls and inhibits the creation of respectful and equal relationships.”</em> </p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/Adolescent-Boys-and-Young-Men-final-web.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this 88-page document 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_2016-08-22_at_12.31.03.png" alt="" title="Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding their Vulnerabilities" width="100" height="92" 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"> <a href="/africa/users/united-nations-population-fund-unfpa" title="View user profile.">United Nations ...</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/users/instituto-promundo" title="View user profile.">Instituto PROMUNDO</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="http://www.unfpa.org/publications/adolescent-boys-and-young-men" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNFPA website</a> on August 22 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/adolescent-boys-and-young-men-engaging-them-supporters-gender-equality-and-health-and-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/adolescent-boys-and-young-men-engaging-them-supporters-gender-equality-and-health-and-un#comments Global Strategic Thinking Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Digital Film and Video Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Television Gender Health NGOs United Nations Reproductive Health Youth UNFPA Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Africa Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:31:44 +0000 United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA 9382089 at http://www.comminit.com The Health Finance and Governance Briefing Kit http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-finance-and-governance-briefing-kit <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">Tuesday, September 1, 2015</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_2016-08-17_at_14.12.39.png" alt="" title="The Health Finance and Governance Briefing Kit" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Health Finance and Governance Briefing Kit is designed to help journalists and their editors investigate and report on issues related to health - specifically the financing of health and the governance of health resources.&nbsp; It seeks to help journalists to more effectlvey highlight evidence-based health priorities, analyse health budgets, identify gaps between national health statistics and health spending, explain new health policies, fact-check sensational stories, and dispel rumours with facts. It was developed by the<a href="https://www.hfgproject.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project</a> in collaboration with <a href="http://www.internewskenya.org/health_media_project/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Internews Kenya’s Health Media Project</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.internews.org/sites/default/files/resources/HealthFinanceGovernanceBriefing-Kit-2015-11.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this 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/281228">Internews</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>Englsh</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>56</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"> <a href="/africa/users/internews-kenya" title="View user profile.">Internews - Kenya</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="https://www.internews.org/research-publications/health-finance-and-governance-briefing-kit" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Internews website </a>on August 17 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-finance-and-governance-briefing-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-finance-and-governance-briefing-kit#comments Africa Materials Digital Journalism Governance and Democracy Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Health News Media USAID Health Communication - Africa Community Radio - Africa Africa Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:09:58 +0000 Internews - Kenya 9381997 at http://www.comminit.com Privacy, Anonymity, Visibility: Dilemmas in Tech Use by Marginalised Communities http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/privacy-anonymity-visibility-dilemmas-tech-use-marginalised-communities <h4>Research Report</h4> <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"> Maya Indira Ganesh </div> <div class="field-item even"> Jeff Deutch </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Jennifer Schulte </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">Friday, July 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>“LGBTQ activists in Kenya and low-income black and mixed-race housing activists in South Africa are marginalised and criminalised. The facts of their marginalisation and lack of rights cannot be ignored, and perhaps have to be the primary subject of T4T&amp;A activities and engagement.”</em> </p> <p>This paper synthesises reflections and learnings from two studies in Kenya and South Africa about how marginalised communities use technologies commonly applied in transparency and accountability work, and the limits of their use of these technologies. The research, which involves lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) people in Nairobi, Kenya, and economically marginalised housing and urban development rights in Johannesburg, South Africa, is intended to inform future technology for transparency and accountability (T4T&amp;A) activities and is intended for technologists, managers, donors, community-based activists, and researchers.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/12110/TacticalTech_Online_FINAL3.pdf?sequence=4&amp;isAllowed=y" target="_blank">Click here to download the full 40-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/privacyanonymityvisibility_crop.png" alt="" title="Privacy, Anonymity, Visibility: Dilemmas in Tech Use by Marginalised Communities" width="100" height="63" 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"> <a href="/africa/users/making-all-voices-count" title="View user profile.">Making All Voic...</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/users/tactical-technology-collective" title="View user profile.">Tactical Techno...</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="https://tacticaltech.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tactical Tech website</a> on August 17 2016.</p> <p><em>Image credit:&nbsp; Philip de Wet</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/privacy-anonymity-visibility-dilemmas-tech-use-marginalised-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/privacy-anonymity-visibility-dilemmas-tech-use-marginalised-communities#comments Kenya South Africa Strategic Thinking Community Participation Civil Society Governance and Democracy Interpersonal New Technology Company NGOs New Technologies Rights Africa Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:56:06 +0000 Making All Voices Count 9381994 at http://www.comminit.com Evaluation of Child and Youth Participation in Peacebuilding http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/evaluation-child-and-youth-participation-peacebuilding <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">Wednesday, July 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This report highlights the results of an evaluation of peacebuilding initiatives involving children and youth in three countries: Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Nepal. The objective of the study is to: explore children and youth’s potential as peace builders and their current contribution to peace building, to improve existing peacebuilding practices, and build a rigorous evidence base on children and youth participation in peace building (CYPP). The evaluation is a collaborative initiative by the Partnership for Children and Youth in Peacebuilding, which is composed of agencies, individuals, institutes and organisations working collaboratively to support children’s and youth’s effective participation in peace processes.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.sfcg.org/3m" target="_blank">Click here to download the full 222-page report. as well as the individual country reports. </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_2016-08-16_at_14.22.45.png" alt="" title="Evaluation of Child and Youth Participation in Peacebuilding" width="100" height="74" 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"> <a href="/africa/user/3537" title="View user profile.">SajiPrelis</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="https://www.sfcg.org/3m" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Search for Common Ground website </a>on August 15 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/evaluation-child-and-youth-participation-peacebuilding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/evaluation-child-and-youth-participation-peacebuilding#comments Colombia Congo (DRC) Nepal Strategic Thinking Children Community Participation Conflict Conflict and Peace Live Performance Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Print Radio NGOs Youth Democracy and Governance - Africa Africa Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:02:34 +0000 SajiPrelis 9381972 at http://www.comminit.com SASA! Faith Materials http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sasa-faith-materials <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_2016-08-15_at_11.02.28.png" alt="" title="SASA! Faith Materials" width="100" height="63" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This set of materials has been produced for the SASA! Faith initiative which supports leaders, members, and allies of a religion to come together to prevent violence against women and HIV. The initiative involves a process of community mobilisation — an approach and corresponding activities that seeks to engage the whole community in living the faith-based values of justice, peace, and dignity. SASA! Faith takes the structure, process and content of the original SASA! An Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV <em>(see Related Summary below)</em> and adapts it for use in Christian and Muslim communities.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://raisingvoices.org/sasa-faith/" target="_blank">Click here to access all the resources online. </a></div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://raisingvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SASA-Faith-Guide-Final_lowres.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the SASA! Faith Guide in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://raisingvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SASA-Faith-Training-Manual_Final_lowres.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the SASA! Faith Training Manual 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/4985">Raising Voices</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/node/327758">Trócaire</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"> <a href="/africa/users/raising-voices" title="View user profile.">Raising Voices</a> </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/sasa-activist-kit-preventing-violence-against-women-and-hiv">The SASA! Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/through-voice-faith-learnings-inspire-domestic-violence-prevention-through-faith-institu">Through the Voice of Faith: Learnings to Inspire Domestic Violence Prevention through Faith Institutions</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="http://raisingvoices.org/sasa-faith/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Raising Voices website </a>and <a href="http://raisingvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/SASAFAITH-BROCHURE-2016-web-Final.pd" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">SASA! Faith Brochure </a>on August 15 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sasa-faith-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sasa-faith-materials#comments Africa Materials Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Gender Based Violence Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Gender Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Religious Groups Featured HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:52:39 +0000 Raising Voices 9381942 at http://www.comminit.com Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, HIV and Human Rights - An Advocacy Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-hiv-and-human-rights-advocacy-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, March 1, 2015</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_2016-08-12_at_15.58.28.png" alt="" title="Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, HIV and Human Rights - An Advocacy Toolkit" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This advocacy tool provides user-friendly guidance, case studies and tools specifically directed at strengthening and promoting advocacy towards the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals in Southern and East Africa.&nbsp; It was developed by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA),&nbsp; a partnership of over 80 civil society organisations from 18 countries in Southern and East Africa, whose mission is to promote a rights-based response to HIV and TB through capacity strengthening and advocacy. The Toolkit focuses specifically on promoting universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for LGBTI persons. </p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.arasa.info/files/8414/3860/4501/ARASA_Toolkit_full_web.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here to download this resource 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/269570">AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA)</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"> <a href="/africa/users/arasa" title="View user profile.">ARASA</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="http://www.arasa.info/news/arasa-launched-sexual-orientation-gender-identity-hiv-and-human-rights-advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">ARASA website</a> on August 12 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-hiv-and-human-rights-advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-hiv-and-human-rights-advocacy-toolkit#comments East Africa Southern Africa Materials Advocacy Person-to-Person Eliminate Gender Inequalities Gender Health Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Rights Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:54:25 +0000 ARASA 9381917 at http://www.comminit.com Six I’s HIV/TB Communication and Advocacy Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/six-i%E2%80%99s-hivtb-communication-and-advocacy-toolkit <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_2016-08-12_at_10.12.43.png" alt="" title="Six I’s HIV/TB Communication and Advocacy Toolkit" width="100" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This toolkit, developed by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and partner organisations from across the Southern African region, was designed to be an accessible and scientifically accurate training and advocacy material to promote the accelerated implementation of the Six I’s for HIV/TB, which are based on the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended interventions to reduce TB morbidity and mortality in people living with HIV. </p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.arasa.info/files/9414/6865/3854/TB_Toolkit_Complete.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here to download the 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/269570">AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA)</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>81</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"> <a href="/africa/users/arasa" title="View user profile.">ARASA</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="http://www.arasa.info/info/tool-kits-and-guides/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">ARASA website</a> on August 12 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/six-i%E2%80%99s-hivtb-communication-and-advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/six-i%E2%80%99s-hivtb-communication-and-advocacy-toolkit#comments Southern Africa Materials Advocacy Bilaterals Person-to-Person Print Avoid TB Deaths Health Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Treatment, Care and Support World Health Organization Health Communication - Africa HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:09:56 +0000 ARASA 9381911 at http://www.comminit.com Civil Society, Political Activism and Communications in Democratisation Conflicts: A Literature Review http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/civil-society-political-activism-and-communications-democratisation-conflicts-literature <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"> Rebecca Pointer </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tanja Bosch </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Wallace Chuma </div> <div class="field-item even"> Herman Wasserman </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">Friday, January 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>University of Cape Town</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This paper examines the role of civil society organisations in the democratisation process of four countries - Egypt,&nbsp; Kenya, Serbia, and South Africa. It explores the nature and organisation of civil society and the ways in which civil society is communicating through the mainstream media and through other communications channels. In particular it focuses on: how the media covers civil society activities; how civil society organisations communicate; and the potential of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for delivering democratic change.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.mecodem.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Pointer-et-al-2016_Civil-society-political-activism-and-communications-in-democratisation-conflicts.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download this 38-page paper 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_2016-08-11_at_12.46.42.png" alt="" title="Civil Society, Political Activism and Communications in Democratisation Conflicts: A Literature Review" width="100" height="40" 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"> <a href="/africa/users/ines-drefs" title="View user profile.">Ines Drefs</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/users/barbara-thomass" title="View user profile.">Barbara Thomass</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="http://www.mecodem.eu/publications/working-papers/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Media, Conflict and Democratisation’ (MeCoDEM) website</a> on August 10 2016.</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/research-findings-about-organisations-engaging-media-assistance-fields-journalism-traini">Research Findings about Organisations Engaging in Media Assistance in the Fields of Journalism Training, Civil Society Support, and Good Governance</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/media-framing-political-conflict-review-literature">Media Framing of Political Conflict: A Review of the Literature</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/journalistic-ethics-and-practices-conflict-societies">Journalistic Ethics and Practices in Conflict Societies</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/supporting-journalism-conflict-societies">Supporting Journalism in Conflict Societies </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/civil-society-political-activism-and-communications-democratisation-conflicts-literature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/civil-society-political-activism-and-communications-democratisation-conflicts-literature#comments Egypt Kenya Serbia / Montenegro South Africa Strategic Thinking Advocacy Digital Conflict and Peace Civil Society Governance and Democracy Print Media and D and G News/Information Radio Television News Media New Technologies Featured Democracy and Governance - Africa Community Radio - Africa Africa Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:49:08 +0000 Ines Drefs 9381878 at http://www.comminit.com Young People's Participation in Peacebuilding - A Practice Note http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/young-peoples-participation-peacebuilding-practice-note <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">Friday, January 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"...a growing body of evidence suggests that young women and men can and do play active roles as agents of positive and constructive change. The recently adopted Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security marks the formal recognition of the positive role young women and men for the maintenance of international peace and security."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.unteamworks.org/youth4peace" target="_blank">Click here to download this 68-page practice 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_2016-08-10_at_16.17.47.png" alt="" title="Young People&#039;s Participation in Peacebuilding - A Practice Note" 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"> <a href="/africa/users/united-nations-development-programme-undp" title="View user profile.">United Nations ...</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="https://www.unteamworks.org/youth4peace" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development website</a> on August 10 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/young-peoples-participation-peacebuilding-practice-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/young-peoples-participation-peacebuilding-practice-note#comments Global Strategic Thinking Adolescent Civic Engagement Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Children Civic Engagement Community Participation Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Phone/Mobile NGOs United Nations Youth Adolescent Development Democracy and Governance - Africa Democracy and Governance Global Africa Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:18:51 +0000 United Nations Development Programme - UNDP 9381866 at http://www.comminit.com