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Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do Kadam Programme in Bihar for Programme Implementation and Evaluation
April 28, 2017

Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do ...

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India's Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality) programme was an effort to address a perceived dearth of evidence on what works and what does not work to change notions of masculinity and femininity, reverse norms at community level ...

Eyes and Ears on the Ground: Monitoring Aid in Insecure Environments
January 4, 2017

Eyes and Ears on the Ground: Monitoring Aid in Insecure Environments

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"Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is critical for understanding the performance of aid, ensuring accountability to affected populations and donors, and allowing effective continuation of programmes amid insecurity. Nonetheless, insecurity can ...

Community Engagement, Routine Immunization, and the Polio Legacy in Northern Nigeria
August 3, 2016

Community Engagement, Routine Immunization, and the Polio Legacy in Northern ...

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"The transition plan for the Polio Eradication Initiative in Nigeria must give a prominent role to community volunteers. They have and will continue to have a major influence on supporting routine immunization and maintaining trust of the primary ...

Gyan Jyoti - Generating FP Demand via Mobile Phones
July 14, 2016

Gyan Jyoti - Generating FP Demand via Mobile Phones

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This Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Spotlight on Health COMpass from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) explores the process and impact of developing an android-based phone app called Gyan Jyoti ("light of ...

Communications to Change Discriminatory Gender Norms Affecting Adolescent Girls
July 1, 2016

Communications to Change Discriminatory Gender Norms Affecting Adolescent Girls

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"Can communications programmes help to change discriminatory gender norms and improve adolescent girls' wellbeing? The short answer is yes. Of the programmes examined in our recent systematic review, most (71%) had positive impacts on norms, ...

Changing Gender Norms: Monitoring and Evaluating Programmes and Projects
June 29, 2016

Changing Gender Norms: Monitoring and Evaluating Programmes and Projects

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To understand whether projects and programmes to change discriminatory gender norms affecting adolescent girls are having their intended effect – and to make the necessary changes if they are not - it is important to monitor change (or lack of ...

What Can Internationally Comparable Quantitative Data Tell Us about How Gender Norms Are Changing?
June 29, 2016

What Can Internationally Comparable Quantitative Data Tell Us about How ...

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"Which types of data can tell us about changes in people's attitudes and practices when it comes to gender?" This research and practice note outlines how standardised national surveys, opinion data, and administrative data from developing ...

What Does Accountability Mean in Sierra Leone? The Role of the Media in Governance, Particularly in the Context of Ebola
December 4, 2015

What Does Accountability Mean in Sierra Leone? The Role of the Media in ...

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"BBC Media Action's radio programmes Fo Rod and Tok Bot Salone aim to improve people’s understanding of governance issues while also creating platforms to hold leaders to account. Interviews with experts on governance and media in Sierra Leone, ...

Dr. Priya Nanda - Group Director for Reproductive Health and Economic Development, ICRW Asia - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 20, 2015

Dr. Priya Nanda - Group Director for Reproductive Health and Economic ...

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"The [Apni Beti Apna Dhan Conditional Cash Transfer programme] was initiated...in 1994 to motivate families to value their daughters differently." Dr. Priya Nanda Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Building Bright Futures for Girls ...

Ato Haileleul Seyoum, Government of Ethiopia, and Dr. Annabel Erulkar, Population Council Ethiopia - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 13, 2015

Ato Haileleul Seyoum, Government of Ethiopia, and Dr. Annabel Erulkar, ...

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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress - "Reaching Millions, Not Hundreds: Experiences in Scaling Up Community Social Change"

Dr. Ben Cislaghi - Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning, Tostan - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 12, 2015

Dr. Ben Cislaghi - Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and ...

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"One of the things we knew about the programme is that it had resulted in social change - one of these results was the abandonment of traditional harmful practices, but very little was known about the process..." Ben Cislaghi (from research by ...

Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: Lessons from the Infoasaid Project
March 2, 2015

Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: ...

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This 30-page paper, commissioned by the Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), discusses how communication can be used in emergency contexts to improve humanitarian responses, with particular focus on the ...

BBC Media Action's Governance Research: Emerging Evidence and Learning
October 22, 2014

BBC Media Action's Governance Research: Emerging Evidence and Learning

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This BBC Media Action working paper offers some early stage qualitative and quantitative research data results and conclusions on their governance programming in ten countries, including the role played by country contexts and gender on local ...

Improving Maternal Health Practices in Four Countries: Insights and Lessons Learned
October 16, 2013

Improving Maternal Health Practices in Four Countries: Insights and Lessons ...

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This working paper draws on research findings from BBC Media Action’s health projects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, and South Sudan, funded by Department for International Development (DFID), in order to identify poor uptake of recommended ...

Media and Conflict: An Assessment of the Evidence
July 17, 2013

Media and Conflict: An Assessment of the Evidence

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This Evidence Briefing paper from the Justice and Security Research Programme (JSRP) - a Department of International Development (DFID)-funded international research consortium based at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science - ...

What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview
May 22, 2013

What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview

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This document reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low- and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women (VAW) by their husbands and other male partners. Its purpose is to help inform the future direction of the United ...

Mediating Voices, Communicating Realities: Using Information Crowdsourcing Tools, Open Data Initiatives and Digital Media to Support and Protect the Vulnerable
March 16, 2012

Mediating Voices, Communicating Realities: Using Information Crowdsourcing ...

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This final project report analyses the Map Kibera project, a citizen mapping and citizen media information and communication technology (ICT) project in Nairobi, Kenya, implemented by Map Kibera and GroundTruth. The research is from the ...

The Impact of the BBC World Service Trust's Afghan Woman's Hour: Results from a National Survey in Afghanistan
March 21, 2011

The Impact of the BBC World Service Trust's Afghan Woman's Hour: Results ...

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This 68-page report is an evaluation of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) World Service Trust (WST) radio project Afghan Woman's Hour (AWH), which seeks to empower women by broadcastin

Dr. Caroline Harper - Head of Programme, Social Development, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 7, 2015

Dr. Caroline Harper - Head of Programme, Social Development, Overseas ...

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"Action on early marriage has to be about women's empowerment more broadly." Caroline Harper  Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress - "Prevention and Safeguarding: Protecting Those at Risk"

Dr. Anju Malhotra - Principal Advisor on Gender and Rights at UNICEF - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 7, 2015

Dr. Anju Malhotra - Principal Advisor on Gender and Rights at UNICEF - DFID ...

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"As some of you know, we did this systematic review [What Works to Prevent Child Marriage: A Review of the Evidence] a couple of years ago and from that we know that there are some effective solutions [to ending child marriage]." Anju ...

March 1, 2005

Experiences of Community-Based Planning

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Executive Summary The Community-Based Planning project is a four-country action-research project operating in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ghana. The project in each country c

February 10, 2005

Radio Broadcasting for Health: A Decision Maker's Guide

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Executive summary

Behaviour and Communication Change in Reducing HIV
May 26, 2004

Behaviour and Communication Change in Reducing HIV

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In 2003, the South Africa-based Centre for Aids Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) implemented the Communicating AIDS Needs (CAN) project, with first-phase funding from DFID, Johns Hopkins University, and USAID. The project, which draws ...

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