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Samata
June 1, 2017

Samata

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"Many factors push girls to drop out of school: can a multi-layered programme overcome these barriers?" Launched by Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) in July 2012, the 5-year Samata programme in northern Karnataka, south India, seeks to ...

Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality)
April 28, 2017

Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality)

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"I enjoyed passing remarks and whistling at girls. I realised this was wrong after I joined the programme. I understood what was fun for me was harassment for the girls. Now I work with the programme also stop other boys from doing so." - Kumar, ...

The Girl Generation Campaign
January 31, 2017

The Girl Generation Campaign

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Launched in 2014, The Girl Generation Campaign is a social change communication initiative that seeks to provide a global platform for galvanising, catalysing, and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM). The ...

Change Starts at Home
January 25, 2017

Change Starts at Home

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Equal Access (EA)'s Change Starts at Home (Change) initiative uses a multi-component social behaviour change communication (SBCC) strategy involving a radio drama and community mobilisation to shift attitudes, norms, and behaviours that underpin ...

La Campaña: No dejar a nadie atrás
December 25, 2016

La Campaña: No dejar a nadie atrás

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En 2015, los líderes mundiales firmaron  17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) que tienen el potencial de acabar con la pobreza, reducir la desigualdad y enfrentar el cambio climático en los próximos 15 años. En el corazón de éstos ...

Pahunch Reality TV Game Show: A Reality TV Show to Strengthen Relations between the Police and the Public
October 26, 2016

Pahunch Reality TV Game Show: A Reality TV Show to Strengthen Relations ...

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"Reality shows have great potential for peacekeeping as they spark dialogues around issues that are barely discussed in the public sphere..." - Yubakar Raj Rajkarnikar, Producer of Pahunch reality TV game show Pahunch (ACCESS) is a reality TV ...

Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D)
September 16, 2016

Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D)

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"The ROER4D project objectives are underpinned by developmental imperatives - driven not only by a belief that OER have a role to play in addressing current development needs in education; but also that demonstrating open research practices in ...

Making All Voices Count
August 30, 2016

Making All Voices Count

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Making All Voices Count is an international initiative that supports effective and accountable governance in 12 countries in Africa and Asia. The initiative brings together actors from government, civil society, academia, and the technology ...

Ujan Ganger Naiya and Natoker Pore
July 20, 2016

Ujan Ganger Naiya and Natoker Pore

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The BBC Media Action television programme Ujan Ganger Naiya (with accompanying discussion programme Natoker Pore), broadcast beginning in May 2014, was formulated through research to work on pregnancy and birth practices through social and ...

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign
July 12, 2016

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign

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"We have a window of opportunity to raise our collective voices to ensure that health, rights, and the dignity of women and girls are central to family planning and broader development conversations."

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)
February 10, 2016

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)

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Running from March 2014 to March 2016, the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) is working to improve both quality and access to formal and non-formal education in northern Kenya, in and around the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps. The project ...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)

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Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central and southern Malawi in order to keep girls in school. The project is training young female teachers ...

Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C)
November 12, 2015

Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C)

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Running from 2013 through 2017, the Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C) programme is working to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment by equipping "a wide range of young women and men to 'speak up ...

Nganyi Community Resource Centre
November 5, 2015

Nganyi Community Resource Centre

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"The Nganyi clan is known for being gifted in predicting rain. But they have faced challenges recently in delivering accurate forecasts, perhaps due to rapid climatic changes. As a result they have been losing people's trust....At the same time, ...

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)
September 4, 2015

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)

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"BBC Media Action’s radio programmes are part of Girls Education South Sudan [GESS], a major initiative designed to increase the number of girls enrolling in school and completing their education, as well as improving learning outcomes at both ...

Tiraarka Qoyska Radio Programme
April 16, 2015

Tiraarka Qoyska Radio Programme

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To help encourage better nutrition, hygiene, and health in Somalia, BBC Media Action implemented a radio-based media and communication project from 2011 to 2013. The radio programme, Tiraarka Qoyska (Pillars of the Family), included a drama ...

Girl Hub Programme
March 12, 2015

Girl Hub Programme

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The Girl Hub initiative is working to improve girls' lives in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Nigeria through advances in education, health, safety, and economic opportunity. By providing safe spaces, engaging with leaders, and producing communication and ...

Newman Street Television Programme
December 4, 2014

Newman Street Television Programme

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Launched in October 2014, Newman Street is an entertainment-education (EE) television series in Nigeria promoting family planning and malaria-prevention practices to an audience ranging in age from 18-40. Set in a vibrant urban slum in Nigeria, ...

Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")
September 9, 2014

Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")

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"Radyo Bakdaw has helped bring a sense of normality back to the lives of many in the Guiuan area by bringing the community together to take part in events such as the much loved kareoke sessions." When typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on ...

Projecting Health
September 9, 2014

Projecting Health

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"When communities drive their own messaging, they magnify the power of persuasion among their peers, accelerating the adoption of healthier behaviors that can save the lives of women and children."

Social and Behaviour Change Communication for Trachoma
May 20, 2014

Social and Behaviour Change Communication for Trachoma

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Running from 2012 to 2014 in Uganda, the Social and Behaviour Change Communication for Trachoma project was designed to improve social norms and practices around consistent face washing and environmental cleanliness in order to prevent trachoma, ...

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP)
May 12, 2014

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP)

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Running from 2011 to 2017, the Adolescent Girls Empowerment (AGEP) Program is working with vulnerable adolescent girls in Zambia to help them avoid early marriage; sexually transmitted infections, including HIV; and unwanted pregnancy.

Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, a Woman, Can Achieve Anything
February 12, 2014

Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, a Woman, Can Achieve Anything

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"Guaranteeing universal access to equitable and good quality reproductive health information and services free from coercion and discrimination is critical for achieving gender equality and ensuring that women and young people can participate as ...

Biiftuu Jireenyaa and Jember Radio Programmes
December 20, 2013

Biiftuu Jireenyaa and Jember Radio Programmes

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Launched by BBC Media Action in 2013, Biiftuu Jireenyaa, which means "Dawn of Life" in Afan Oromo, and Jember, which means "maternal light" in Amharic, are radio programmes designed to improve reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health ...

Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program (ZISSP)
October 1, 2013

Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program (ZISSP)

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Running from 2010 to 2014, the Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program (ZISSP) is designed to increase use of critical high-impact health services through a health systems strengthening approach. One of the strategies is the production of ...

Dukan Karshe Radio Drama
October 1, 2013

Dukan Karshe Radio Drama

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Dukan Karshe, which roughly means "the last straw" in the Hausa language, was a nine-part radio series broadcast in 11 northern states of Nigeria between March 25 and May 4 2013 to guide young Nigerians on how the political process works and how ...

Our Tukul and Life in Lulu Radio Programmes
August 1, 2013

Our Tukul and Life in Lulu Radio Programmes

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The Our Tukul radio magazine and Life in Lulu radio drama, both produced by BBC Media Action in South Sudan, are working to address reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health. The programmes are broadcast across the country, and the ...

Maziko: Nutrition Foundations for Mothers and Children
July 26, 2013

Maziko: Nutrition Foundations for Mothers and Children

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Launched in January 2012, the Maziko Nutrition Foundations for Mothers and Children project works to reduce maternal and child malnutrition by delivering education at both the household and community levels while encouraging women’s social and ...

Open Jirga: Exploring Governance in Afghanistan
July 22, 2013

Open Jirga: Exploring Governance in Afghanistan

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From the document Exploring Governance in Afghanistan: "BBC Media Action, with funding from DFID [Department for International Development, United Kingdom (UK)], is working in Afghanistan to deliver a political debate/ discussion programme on ...

Climate Asia
July 1, 2013

Climate Asia

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"Climate change is an issue continuing to dominate headlines with a wealth of information readily available at the click of a button. But does all this remain largely out of reach of those experiencing climate change’s adverse effects on a daily ...

Medicine Tracking System (mTrac)
March 14, 2013

Medicine Tracking System (mTrac)

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Launched in December 2011, the Ugandan Medicine Tracking System (mTrac) is a nationwide SMS (text message)-based disease surveillance system seeking to address problems of stock-outs of lifesaving malaria medicine, such as artemisinin-combination ...

Wazi Campaign for Peaceful Elections
March 1, 2013

Wazi Campaign for Peaceful Elections

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The Wazi Campaign is a nationwide public awareness initiative launched ahead of Kenya's March 2013 elections that uses Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to educate citizens on issues such as corruption, leadership and integrity, peaceful ...

Mwananchi Programme - Ghana
November 2, 2012

Mwananchi Programme - Ghana

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Led by Participatory Development Associates, the Mwananchi programme in Ghana is working to enhance the ability of civil society, media, and elected representatives to better access, understand, and apply information and communication as a basic ...

Mwananchi Ethiopia - Lem Limat
October 12, 2012

Mwananchi Ethiopia - Lem Limat

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Led by the Guraghe Development Association (GDA), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute, the Mwananchi Ethiopia - Lem Limat programme (LLP) is working to enhance citizen engagement to influence policy, especially related to the ...

Mwananchi Programme
October 11, 2012

Mwananchi Programme

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Launched by the Overseas Development Institute in 2008, the Mwananchi (citizen) Programme works to strengthen ordinary citizens voices, and improve state accountability and responsiveness to citizens' interests in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Sierra ...

PSI/Kenya Malaria Communication Campaigns
May 4, 2012

PSI/Kenya Malaria Communication Campaigns

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Launched in 2001, the Population Services International (PSI) malaria programme in Kenya works to support the government to achieve universal coverage of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs). Along with mass net distribution every 3 to 4 ...

International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)
January 5, 2012

International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)

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Launched at the Accra High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in September 2008, IATI is an independent, multi-stakeholder initiative. Bringing together donors, partner countries, and civil society organisations (CSOs), it aims to make information ...

Leave No One Behind Campaign
November 1, 2016

Leave No One Behind Campaign

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In 2015, world leaders signed up to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that have the potential to end poverty, to reduce inequality, and to tackle climate change in 15 years. At the heart of the goals is a commitment to ensure that ‘no ...

Al Mirbad Radio
August 11, 2011

Al Mirbad Radio

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Launched on June 20 2005 in Basra, southern Iraq, this independent broadcaster was created as part of a media reconstruction project carried out by the BBC World Service Trust (BBC WST) with funding from the United Kingdom (UK) Department for ...

Ethiopian Environment Journalists Association (EEJA)
June 20, 2011

Ethiopian Environment Journalists Association (EEJA)

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Established in 2006, the Ethiopian Environmental Journalists Association (EEJA) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded by senior media professionals interested in raising awareness about sustainable development in Ethiopia, ...

Science Journalism COOPeration (SjCOOP)
June 9, 2011

Science Journalism COOPeration (SjCOOP)

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Through peer-to-peer mentoring, this project seeks to train journalists that can efficiently cover science (health, environment, agriculture, and technology) in Africa and the Arab world. In addition to capacity building, the thrust of the ...

infoasaid
March 25, 2011

infoasaid

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The overall goal of this project is to improve the quality of humanitarian responses by maximising the amount of accurate and timely information available to both humanitarian responders and crisis-affected populations through enhanced ...

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA)
March 21, 2011

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA)

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Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA) is a programme that is designed to open up access to evidence-based development knowledge from Latin America - for development researchers, practitioners

Shujaaz
March 21, 2011

Shujaaz

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Launched in Kenya in February 2010, Shujaaz is a youth communication initiative that includes a monthly comic book designed to entertain young Kenyans whilst providing them with positive messages and ideas to improve their lives. Shujaaz means ...

PG Exchange
March 21, 2011

PG Exchange

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Launched in June 2010 by CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, PG Exchange is a global virtual platform for knowledge development, sharing, and learning on participatory governance (PG).

Programa Nacional Wawa Wasi
March 21, 2011

Programa Nacional Wawa Wasi

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Launched in 1993, this Peruvian government programme is designed to promote the optimal development of impoverished children aged 6-48 months. The specific objectives are to:

The Team Television Series - Palestine
March 21, 2011

The Team Television Series - Palestine

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The Team in Palestine is a television series that weaves together elements of drama, sports, and societal issues.

Citizens' Constitutional Forum (CCF)
March 21, 2011

Citizens' Constitutional Forum (CCF)

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The Citizens' Constitutional Forum Limited (CCF) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates and educates for good governance, human rights, and multiculturalism in the Republic of Fiji.

Shamba Shape Up
March 21, 2011

Shamba Shape Up

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Launched by Mediae in 2012, Shamba Shape Up is a make-over style television series for East Africa's rapidly growing rural and peri-urban television audience designed to deliver agricultural and rural livelihoods information to benefit both ...

KnowZone
March 21, 2011

KnowZone

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KnowZone is a children's educational television series that aired in Kenya in 2009 in an effort to raise the educational standards of young Kenyans by improving their grasp of key literacy and numerac

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