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Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication Summit Featuring Entertainment Education
September 18, 2017

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 ...

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN AT THIS LINK ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION PROCESS for this SUMMIT NOW OPEN AT THIS LINK Summit Web Site Summit Overview

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C
August 21, 2017

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C

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The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: The main document analyses progress in quantitative terms, offering profiles of each of the 17 programme countries. A ...

Accommodating Religious Identity in Youth Peacebuilding Programs
May 30, 2017

Accommodating Religious Identity in Youth Peacebuilding Programs

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"Becoming familiar with the dynamics of privilege and oppression between religious groups in the community or country where a program takes place allows peacebuilders to be sensitive toward participants and ensure everyone is included and ...

C4D Network Country Mapping Study - Key Findings 2016/2017
May 30, 2017

C4D Network Country Mapping Study - Key Findings 2016/2017

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“C4D [communication for development] is, as many people acknowledge in this study, a burgeoning field of development practice, and still in some quarters misunderstood and underrepresented. But it is also thriving, with an energy in-country that ...

Communication for Development: A Practical Guide
April 12, 2017

Communication for Development: A Practical Guide

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"Development is a communicative process. Communication tools are vital for the political dialogue and awareness-raising required to bring about social and institutional reforms. This...handbook...shows how these tools can be used effectively." - ...

Lessons from Link Up! What's So Different About Adolescents? - Unique Challenges and Opportunities in Engaging 10 -19 Year Olds in Integrated HIV and SRHR Services
January 19, 2017

Lessons from Link Up! What's So Different About Adolescents? - Unique ...

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“Adolescents are unique in their development, their health and their social needs; therefore, their service requirements are different.” This brief explores some of the key lessons learned from the Link Up programme related to engaging and ...

UNESCO Values Education through Sport Materials
January 16, 2017

UNESCO Values Education through Sport Materials

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The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has developed a set of materials to support their campaign to promote the role of sport in delivering values education. The materials consist of a motion design ...

Sponsorship Package - SUMMIT: What Works?
August 21, 2017

Sponsorship Package - SUMMIT: What Works?

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Social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) engages and supports people to shift norms, change behaviours, and amplify the voices needed to address development challenges such as extreme poverty, gender inequities, public health emergencies, ...

Coming of Age: Communication's Role in Powering Global Health
November 3, 2016

Coming of Age: Communication's Role in Powering Global Health

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“Communication has been a consistent current running through many major health developments of recent years. And yet, despite the demonstrated promise of communication as a tool for improving public health, not enough has been done to date to ...

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016
October 31, 2016

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016

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"The project has created a dynamic which will allow us to change the destiny of our communities." - Sofia, aged 24, MRMV youth group member, Niger

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report
October 31, 2016

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report

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My Rights My Voice (MRMV) is a multi-country programme implemented by Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Québec, and their partners with the aim of engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services. (See Related ...

University Andina Simón Bolívar - Master of Strategic Communication
October 19, 2016

University Andina Simón Bolívar - Master of Strategic Communication

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Background Information: The MSc in Strategic Communication recognises the need for training professional social communicators that have the ability to position the procedural nature of communication in organisational efficiency of a company or ...

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Innovation Webinars
July 27, 2016

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Innovation Webinars

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The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)' s Innovation Webinar series is designed to spotlight a broad range of health communication innovations while providing a meaningful mix of theory and practical examples from across the globe. ...

Regional Children's Reporting Awards 2015
October 26, 2015

Regional Children's Reporting Awards 2015

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Journalists from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region are invited to submit their child-focused journalism for the 4th Annual Regional Children's Reporting Awards. The awards are hosted by the Media Institute for Southern ...

WHO Recommendations on Health Promotion Interventions for Maternal and Newborn Health 2015
June 2, 2015

WHO Recommendations on Health Promotion Interventions for Maternal and ...

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This World Health Organization (WHO) document updates the 2003 "Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health", or "Individuals, Families and Communities (IFC) Framework", in the areas of evidence for ...

AfriComNet Awards for Excellence in Health Communication in Africa 2015
February 24, 2015

AfriComNet Awards for Excellence in Health Communication in Africa 2015

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The African Network for Strategic Communication in Health and Development (AfriComNet) invites entries for the 2015 annual Awards for Excellence in Health Communication in Africa. The purpose of the AfriComNet Awards are to: recognise ...

eLearning Africa - Through Your Lens Photo Competition 2015
February 24, 2015

eLearning Africa - Through Your Lens Photo Competition 2015

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As part of the annual eLearning Africa conference, the sixth edition of the "Through your Lens" Photo Competition is being run under the theme of "Digital Africa: ICTs enriching communities." eLearning and photography enthusiasts from across ...

Ebola Comic Strip Project
December 19, 2014

Ebola Comic Strip Project

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In August 2014, a group of youth aged 16 to 21 participated in a comic drawing workshop in the Northern Region of Ghana. During the workshop, Ebola emerged as a priority issue, and the young people, guided by facilitators, created comic strip ...

Spread the Message, Not the Virus - Graphic Story
December 19, 2014

Spread the Message, Not the Virus - Graphic Story

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This series of graphic stories covers various aspects of prevention and treatment of Ebola in Liberia. Published by International Organization for Migration (IOM) Liberia, the social mobilisation tool is being used by IOM and their partners and ...

Nal'ibali "Story Power. Bring It Home" Billboard Campaign
October 9, 2014

Nal'ibali "Story Power. Bring It Home" Billboard Campaign

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In October 2014 Nal'ibali launched a billboard campaign in South Africa to "generate awareness and discussion around the power of stories to spark all children’s potential...the campaign seeks to inspire and motivate parents and caregivers to ...

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola
September 19, 2014

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola

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Created by Health COMpass, this Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) online focus package provides a list of SBCC tools and project materials which organisations working to prevent and treat Ebola can use in their health communication ...

Let’s Speak Out Project
September 1, 2014

Let’s Speak Out Project

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Launched in January 2013, the Let's Speak Out project is working with young women in Liberia to tell their stories about sexual violence and issues related to sexual and reproductive health. Using participatory photography, music, a celebrity ...

Ebola and C4D
August 7, 2014

Ebola and C4D

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"Access to timely and accurate life-saving information is hence absolutely crucial. This is where UNICEF is focusing its efforts moving forward." - UNICEF Representative in Guinea, Dr. Mohamed Ag Ayoy.

My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)
August 5, 2014

My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)

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This programme aims to engage marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in 8 countries: Afghanistan, Georgia, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Viet Nam. Activities in each country are tailored to ...

IREX Make a Better World Photo Contest
June 27, 2014

IREX Make a Better World Photo Contest

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Amateur and professional photographers around the world are invited to submit images of scenes and individuals around the world that reflect the tagline of international nonprofit organisation IREX: "Make a Better World". Photos should ...

Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS)
June 6, 2014

Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS)

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Published online and in print by Development Media Consulting, the Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS) is an academic, peer-reviewed journal that is dedicated to research exploring linkages between communication and human ...

International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition 2014
May 1, 2014

International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition 2014

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International Peace Pals invites children throughout the world between the ages of 5 and 16 to participate in The Annual International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition. Entries are divided into four age categories for the awarding of ...

Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
April 1, 2014

Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary ...

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This Gates Foundation-funded report by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation aims to provide guidance for implementers of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes and researchers "in the design of innovative ...

Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case Management in South Sudan
March 26, 2014

Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case ...

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This learning paper discusses the adaptation of best practices for delivering training of Community Drug Distributors (CDDs) in the implementation of integrated community case management (ICCM) to the context in South Sudan. In two states of ...

Continuous Distribution of LLINs for Malaria Control Toolkit
March 11, 2014

Continuous Distribution of LLINs for Malaria Control Toolkit

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This toolkit brings together resources from recent experiences and research of long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) systems of continuous distribution, including such mechanisms as school-based distribution, community volunteers, antenatal ...

International Year of Family Farming 2014 Photo Competition
March 5, 2014

International Year of Family Farming 2014 Photo Competition

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This award, organised by World Rural Forum (WRF) and AgriCultures Network, focuses on the decisive role of family farming in the sustainable production of 70% of the world's food and in the conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity. The ...

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines
February 27, 2014

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines

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"Affording citizens with MIL competencies contributes to free, independent and pluralistic media and information systems, thereby improving the quality of information they provide. While free media is perhaps taken for granted in the western ...

67 minutes for Madiba
December 9, 2013

67 minutes for Madiba

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Author Shahidul Alam links to his musings from Dhaka, Bangladesh, written July 18 2009 and linked here on December 10 2013, as a tribute to Nelson Mandela: "You built the road to freedom. We need the courage to walk it..." In 67 Minutes for ...

PhotoVoice Water and Sanitary Health Project
October 31, 2013

PhotoVoice Water and Sanitary Health Project

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In 2013, PhotoVoice trained 30 adults and 40 young people in photography and visual literacy across more than 20 villages in the peri-urban region of Mutare, Zimbabwe. The participatory photo project formed part of a 3-year Water and Sanitary ...

ImAge PhotoVoice Project
October 24, 2013

ImAge PhotoVoice Project

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Launched by PhotoVoice in August 2013, ImAge is a photography project that trained five older people in two communities in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, in order to give them the skills and confidence needed to share their lives and challenges through ...

OPENPhoto Competition 2013
October 23, 2013

OPENPhoto Competition 2013

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The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has announced the launch of OPENPhoto 2013, which is looking for strong, interpretive documentary work on the theme of Victories and Violations: The Struggle for Minority Rights in Africa. ...

Centre for Communication and Social Change Awards 2014
October 9, 2013

Centre for Communication and Social Change Awards 2014

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The Centre for Communication and Social Change is looking for outstanding and innovative individuals and organisations using communication and information and communication technology (ICTs) in communities to create meaningful change and ...

Investigating Communication, Health and Development: 10 Years of Research in the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS)
August 22, 2013

Investigating Communication, Health and Development: 10 Years of Research in ...

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This book traces some of the key research conducted over a ten-year period by graduate students of the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) Entertainment Education/Communication for Participatory Development course at the ...

Think.Eat.Save: Reduce Your Foodprint
April 22, 2013

Think.Eat.Save: Reduce Your Foodprint

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This global campaign to change the culture of food waste seeks to challenge processes and actions which waste food at the national level and in major food preparation and handling sectors, including hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, and ...

Safia, The Consequences of Early Pregnancy - Comic Book
February 18, 2013

Safia, The Consequences of Early Pregnancy - Comic Book

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Côte d'Ivoire have produced this comic strip that tells the story of Safia, who married at the age of 16 and whose childbirth-related complications resulted in a fistula. The story follows her as she is ...

February 14, 2013

"Improving malaria recognition, treatment and referral practices by training ...

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Okeke, T. A. (2010). "Improving malaria recognition, treatment and referral practices by training caretakers in rural Nigeria." Journal of Biosocial Science 42(3): 325-339.

February 14, 2013

"Improving malaria recognition, treatment and referral practices by training ...

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Okeke, T. A. (2010). "Improving malaria recognition, treatment and referral practices by training caretakers in rural Nigeria." Journal of Biosocial Science 42(3): 325-339.

February 13, 2013

An educational intervention on promotion of breast feeding

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Neyzi, O., P. Olgun, et al. (1991). "An educational intervention on promotion of breast feeding." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 5(3): 286-298.

February 12, 2013

Evaluation of the efficacy of bendiocarb in indoor residual spraying against ...

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Ossè, R., R. Aikpon, et al. (2012). "Evaluation of the efficacy of bendiocarb in indoor residual spraying against pyrethroid resistant malaria vectors in Benin: results of the third campaign." Parasites and Vectors 5(163): (8 August 2012)-(2018 ...

January 19, 2013

Diarrhoeal disease, oral rehydration, and childhood mortality in rural Egypt

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Langsten, R. and K. Hill (1994). "Diarrhoeal disease, oral rehydration, and childhood mortality in rural Egypt." Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 40(5): 272-278.

The Communication for Social Change Award
December 10, 2012

The Communication for Social Change Award

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The Communication for Social Change Award was established in 2006 to recognise outstanding contributions made by individuals and organisations to the theory and practice of Communication for Social Change (CSC); specifically those that have ...

Cartoon Competition: Third World Journalist Net (DWJN)
November 29, 2012

Cartoon Competition: Third World Journalist Net (DWJN)

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The Cartoon Competition of the Third World Journalist Net (DWJN) is accepting entries under the theme "Change the Perspective: African Unity – Illusion and Myth or Imperative and Opportunity." According to DWJN, the 50th anniversary of the ...

Voter Opinion and Involvement through Civic Education (VOICE) Program
September 11, 2012

Voter Opinion and Involvement through Civic Education (VOICE) Program

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Launched in 2009, the Voter Opinion and Involvement through Civic Education (VOICE) Program worked to improve the capacity of the Congolese people to understand the decentralisation process mandated by a 2007 law and to engage in the November ...

Strengthening Work at the Nexus of Arts, Culture, and Peacebuilding
June 5, 2012

Strengthening Work at the Nexus of Arts, Culture, and Peacebuilding

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This 20-page report shares insights from a meeting to explore how work at the nexus of arts, culture, and peacebuilding could be strengthened. The meeting was hosted in November 2011 by Search for Common Ground, the Program in Peacebuilding and ...

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