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February 28, 2017

Medios y participación política: Promoviendo la gobernanza Inclusiva

Este informe examina la relación entre los programas de discusión y debate de BBC Media Action  y  la participación política .Esta estartegia se basa en la teoria de que la...

February 28, 2017

Medios y participación política: Promoviendo la gobernanza Inclusiva

La participación política activa  es vista como una de las vías clave para fomentar la rendición de cuentas entre los ciudadanos y los líderes. La responsabilidad aumenta cuando los...

February 22, 2017

Inspiring Political Participation

"[A]ll these programmes sought to increase participation and accountability; reaching people that other media tend to ignore, getting them talking about politics and supporting them to influence...

February 21, 2017

Doing Debate Differently: Media and Accountability

"Media’s role in shaping public dialogue can help to bridge the gap between information provision and political action, developing more inclusive and effective patterns of interaction between state...

February 18, 2017

World Radio Day: still relevant in a digital age

Author: BBC Media Action Insight's Melanie Archer, on February 13 2017 - To mark World Radio Day, Melanie Archer reviews how radio can be a force for inclusion in a changing world, although it is...

February 13, 2017

Radio has never been more necessary

Author: BBC Media Action's Caroline Nursey, on February 10 2017 - On World Radio Day, Caroline Nursey, BBC Media Action’s Executive Director discusses the ongoing importance of radio in a fast-...

February 9, 2017

Lifeline radio for displaced Iraqis

Author: BBC Media Action's Abir Awad, on February 7 2017 - “The food we are given is not suitable for human consumption. They’ve taken away our identity cards and our phones,” says Ahmed during a...

February 9, 2017

Using storytelling to make statistics accessible

Author: BBC Media Action Insight's Mahmuda Hoque, on February 6 2017 - Bangladesh-based researcher Mahmuda Hoque explains how her team created a story about “Maya”, a 19-year-old mother, to help...

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  • February 7, 2017

    Prevention is better than cure

    Author: BBC Media Action's Betty Duku, posted February 1 2017 - How local and national radio is supporting work to prevent cholera in South Sudan. “I didn’t know it was cholera until a health professional at my local clinic told me” said Mary Jabe...

  • February 7, 2017

    What does the new World Development Report say?

    Author: BBC Media Action's Will Taylor, posted February 2 2017 - Senior Governance Adviser Will Taylor reviews the World Development Report 2017. There’s a lot to like in the World Development Report 2017: Governance and Law, published earlier this...

  • January 31, 2017

    'How to' films help refugees eat more healthily

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Maurice Aaek on January 25 2017 - Refugees, nutritionists and film-makers created a series of short ‘how to’ films to help Syrians living in tough conditions in Lebanon pull together quick, simple,...

  • January 24, 2017

    Dispatch from the UN World Data Forum

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Sonia Whitehead, Head of Research Programmes, BBC Media Action, on January 19 2017 -  Head of Research Programmes Sonia Whitehead shares her three top takeaways from the first-ever UN...

  • January 17, 2017

    A tribute to Om Prakash Puri

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Devika Bahl on January 13 2017 - Veteran Indian actor, Om Puri, who passed away last week, fronted our HIV and AIDS drama series, Jasoos Vijay – helping make it one of India’s most watched TV shows...

  • January 13, 2017

    Nepal: Reconstruction through radio

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Pratibha Tuladhar on January 11 2017 - Timorous rays of winter sun fall on the potato fields of Nuwakot, a district in central Nepal still recovering from the impact of the 2015 earthquakes. The...

  • January 13, 2017

    Researching women in Afghanistan

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action [Insight] blog by Katy Williams, Research Editor, BBC Media Action, on January 6 2017 - International development organisations need to understand the viewpoints and experiences of women and girls if they...

  • January 13, 2017

    Gaming for good: answering those awkward questions about puberty in Bangladesh

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Sharif Hossen Saimum on January 9 2017 - Talking about their bodies can be a taboo for young people in Bangladesh. A new series of interactive computer games - accessible in 350 schools - are helping...

  • December 24, 2016

    Going global with Facebook Live

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Bidhya Chapagain on December 22 2016 2016 - Hundreds of thousands of people across the world joined our first two Facebook Lives from Nepal, grabbing the opportunity to question an inspiring group of...

  • December 23, 2016

    Afghanistan: an intense year for local radio

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mukhtar Yadgar, Project Officer, Afghanistan, on December 15 2016 - Security threats against journalists and financial pressure are just two of the challenges facing local radio in Afghanistan....

  • December 15, 2016

    A dramatic end to violence against women?

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Josephine Casserly, Governance and Rights Adviser on December 7 2016 - In the UK and South Africa, two dramas illustrate how stories can help people better understand gender-based violence....

  • December 15, 2016

    Six forgotten female stories which now 'exist' on Wikipedia

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Sam Waterton, Digital Editor, BBC Media Action, on December 9 2016 - Just 17% of profiles on Wikipedia are women. And even fewer exist in languages other than English. BBC Media Action teams in Nepal...

  • December 7, 2016

    Gaza Strip: communication saves lives

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mohammed Abu Asaker Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories, on November 25 2016 - Mohammed Abu Asaker’s neighborhood in the Gaza Strip was bombed in 2009. His personal experience is helping...

  • December 5, 2016

    Kakalliya: The rapping granny

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Chibuike Utaka, Head of Factual, BBC Media Action Nigeria, December 2 2016 - Granny-power hits the airwaves to help improve the health of mothers and babies in northern Nigeria. An old woman is...

  • December 1, 2016

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

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

  • November 30, 2016

    Lifeline Production Manual: A Guide on How to Make Programming for People Affected by Humanitarian Emergencies

    "...by doing Lifeline programming, media can play a role in bringing communities together, connecting affected people to each other and to aid workers and leaders. This can enable survivors to hold relief agencies to account, and also to communicate...

  • November 30, 2016

    Somalia: one of the toughest places to give birth in the world

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Mohammed A. Gaas, November 15 2016 - A tribute to Amran Mahad, lead actress in Maalmo Dhaama Maanta (A Better Life than Today), an interactive drama helping young people to talk about both...

  • November 30, 2016

    Our Girls, Our Future

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Catherine Juma, November 22 2016 - Girls in South Sudan are less likely than boys to start school and more likely to drop out. Our radio producer visited her former school to find out if educational...

  • November 30, 2016

    Myanmar: Our Wish, Our Question

    Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Yan Htaik Seng, November 1 2016 - We recount a nerve-racking visit to Myanmar’s ethnically diverse Kayin State - as it recovers from years of conflict - to give young people a rare chance to voice...

  • November 30, 2016

    The Pulse: A Guide to Health Communication

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

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