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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...

November 23, 2016

Sierra Leone's Changing Media Landscape Offers Fresh Opportunities for Development Communications

“Mobile phone uptake in Sierra Leone has burgeoned making mobiles the most accessed form of communication on a weekly basis alongside radio.” This research summary looks at the results of a national...

November 18, 2016

How Is a Radio Programme Encouraging Young People's Engagement with Democratic Processes in Tanzania?

"New research has found that the programme provided valuable information about the elections and voting process, addressed apathy (encouraging many to participate in various stages of the process)...

November 17, 2016

Research Briefing: Can Media Affect Political Participation?

"This briefing, based on quantitative data from seven countries (Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Myanmar, Tanzania and Sierra Leone), outlines the links between watching and listening to...

November 17, 2016

What are the Barriers to Community Involvement in Local Level Disaster Preparedness Measures in Bangladesh?

"Amrai Pari (Together We Can Do It)...a reality TV programme...visits communities in the areas of the country most susceptible to environmental hazards and challenges them to work together with their...

November 16, 2016

Media, participation and social inclusion: what are the links?

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Chris Snow on November 10 2016 - Reviewing the results of a survey of 23,000 people across seven countries, Chris Snow looks at the potential...

November 16, 2016

What are the challenges facing young people in East Africa?

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Alasdair Stuart on November 3 2016 - Alasdair Stuart shares the challenges faced by young people in Tanzania, Somalia and Kenya and outlines...

November 9, 2016

Media and Political Participation: Fostering Inclusive Governance

"Accountability is enhanced when citizens play an active role in making demands and when officials are expected to respond to those demands with satisfactory answers and actions." This research on...

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