Search

Search results

Open Data in the Philippines: An Issue of Access and Awareness
July 6, 2017

Open Data in the Philippines: An Issue of Access and Awareness

0

...in these existing attempts to elevate citizen engagement and amplify citizen voice through transparency and access to data and information, whose voices are being heard? Whose data is it, anyway? And ultimately, who benefits from the data?"

Samata
June 1, 2017

Samata

0

"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 ...

Restricting Space for Civil Society
May 11, 2017

Restricting Space for Civil Society

0

"What is the recent evidence of a global trend toward restricted space for civil society? Is the trend specific to particular thematic areas?" There is consensus in the literature reviewed for this Governance and Social Development Resource ...

Conducting Research with Adolescents from Low- and Middle- Income Countries
May 4, 2017

Conducting Research with Adolescents from Low- and Middle- Income Countries

5

"90 per cent of adolescents live in low- and middle-income countries. Despite an increasing focus on their well-being, comprehensive data collection systems and research for effective interventions are lacking."

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 ...

0

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 ...

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

Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality)

0

"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, ...

Beyond the Health Governance Gap: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in South Sudan
February 3, 2017

Beyond the Health Governance Gap: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in ...

0

"Demand is key to a working health system. Yet too often, as can be seen in the case of South Sudan in recent years, financing and policy focus on the supply-side factor."

The Girl Generation Campaign
January 31, 2017

The Girl Generation Campaign

4

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 ...

Civil Society-Led Emergency Preparedness for Women with Disabilities in Gaza
January 26, 2017

Civil Society-Led Emergency Preparedness for Women with Disabilities in Gaza

0

As part of Oxfam's Within and Without the State (WWS) programme, community researchers worked with women with disabilities in Gaza to enable them to devise a plan for periods of crisis. They supported civil society organisations (CSOs) themselves ...

Change Starts at Home
January 25, 2017

Change Starts at Home

0

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 ...

Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality
January 13, 2017

Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in ...

0

"...engaging men in interpersonal gender issues have been shown to be an important entry point for more political and public pro-feminist engagement."

Open Data, Transparency and Accountability
January 12, 2017

Open Data, Transparency and Accountability

0

"Despite a range of international open data initiatives and pressures, developing countries are lagging behind in the implementation of reforms at government level, in the overall availability of data, and in the use of open data for transparency ...

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

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016

0

"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

Women and Peace Building in Afghanistan: Building Local and National-Level Peace with the Meaningful Participation of Women
October 19, 2016

Women and Peace Building in Afghanistan: Building Local and National-Level ...

0

"Conflict has destroyed countless lives in Afghanistan. Searching for an elusive peace is a focus for many; but women have often been left with no voice, with the result that a fair and equitable end to conflict remains out of reach." Starting ...

Violence against Women and Girls: Professional Development Reading Pack No. 32
October 17, 2016

Violence against Women and Girls: Professional Development Reading Pack No. 32

0

This Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) reading pack links to and briefly summaries 8 readings that illustrate core elements of the challenges in addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG), described here as a ...

Making All Voices Count
August 30, 2016

Making All Voices Count

0

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 ...

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media
July 28, 2016

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in ...

0

"With regard to gender-based violence, media portrayals can amplify women's voices, counteract myths, and stimulate dialogue and public action. When the media covers the stories of Syrian women, who have often been portrayed as passive victims ...

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign
July 12, 2016

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign

0

"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."

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

Communications to Change Discriminatory Gender Norms Affecting Adolescent Girls

0

"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, ...

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 ...

0

"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 ...

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31
May 20, 2016

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31

0

"Evidence suggests that when norms are at play, shifting knowledge or individual attitudes is often not enough to shift behaviour." Noting that "[a]ctivists, program planners, and donors have tended to refer loosely to the need to address ...

Communities Deliver: The Critical Role of Communities in Reaching Global Targets to End the AIDS Epidemic
January 26, 2016

Communities Deliver: The Critical Role of Communities in Reaching Global ...

0

"Communities were the first responders to HIV three decades ago, and they remain essential in advocating for a robust response to the epidemic, delivering services that can reach everyone in need and tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination."

DFID Guidance Notes: Shifting Social Norms to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls
January 25, 2016

DFID Guidance Notes: Shifting Social Norms to Tackle Violence Against Women ...

0

"Although the development community has long recognised the importance of attitudes, norms, and beliefs that justify violence and gender inequality in perpetuating violence against women and girls (VAWG), there has often been a lack of clarity ...

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)

0

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 ...

Sheepa Hafiza - Director of Gender, Justice, Diversity and Migration, BRAC - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

Sheepa Hafiza - Director of Gender, Justice, Diversity and Migration, BRAC - ...

0

"Sexual harassment in public places is found to be one of the major causes of girls’ dropping out of school; this causes an increase in child and early forced marriage." Sheepa Hafiza Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to ...

Furaha Pascal Karimiko - Moving The Goalposts (MTG) Coach, Woman Win, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

Furaha Pascal Karimiko - Moving The Goalposts (MTG) Coach, Woman Win, Kenya ...

0

"I learned about my rights... my right to play and to choose what I wanted to become." Furaha Pascal Karimiko Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and Leadership for Girls"

Karen Austrian - Population Council - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

Karen Austrian - Population Council - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

"The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme is for the most vulnerable girls ages 10-19 in Zambia….Evidence shows that economic aspects of girls’ lives can act as key barriers in translating health knowledge into health behaviour change.” Karen ...

Iwalola Akin-Jimoh - Executive Director, Ovie Brume Foundation, Vital Voices Fellowship Program, Nigeria - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

Iwalola Akin-Jimoh - Executive Director, Ovie Brume Foundation, Vital Voices ...

0

"What we did was primarily to build the life skills of young people... and we also used sports... to build their self-confidence and self-esteem... We give them capacities in such a way that they can ...build communities and address various ...

Rema Nanda - Founder and Trustee, JAGRITI Youth, India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

Rema Nanda - Founder and Trustee, JAGRITI Youth, India - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

"I founded JAGRITI Youth ...to really dismantle the oppression that children face literally from womb to tomb, as they grow into adulthood." Rema Nanda Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and Leadership ...

John Chua - Associate Professor of Communications at Richmond University, Producer and Editorial Adviser at Wadi - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

John Chua - Associate Professor of Communications at Richmond University, ...

0

"We train local people to do local things... to approach local situations..." John Chua Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 25, 2015

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - ...

0

"We started in 2008 with four girls who wanted to talk about this, at that time, extremely taboo issue [FGM], and we've since grown to a group of well over one hundred young people, including many boys." Lisa Zimmerman Panel Discussion: ...

Elise Petitpas - Advocacy Officer, Amnesty International - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 25, 2015

Elise Petitpas - Advocacy Officer, Amnesty International - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

"The End FGM action campaign led by Amnesty International started in 2009 with one main objective: It was to make sure that stopping female genital mutilation would become a priority for the European Union." Elise Petitpas Panel Discussion: ...

Dr. Albino Francisco - Executive Director, National Coalition to Eliminate Child Marriage, Mozambique - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 25, 2015

Dr. Albino Francisco - Executive Director, National Coalition to Eliminate ...

0

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

Magreth Kibasa - Children's Dignity Forum, Tanzania - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 21, 2015

Magreth Kibasa - Children's Dignity Forum, Tanzania - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

Sally Gear - Senior Education Adviser, Department for International Development, UK - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 21, 2015

Sally Gear - Senior Education Adviser, Department for International ...

5

"[The DFID Girls' Education Challenge] is about resources... it's about partnering... but it is also about levering more than just the individual project, so we invested ...in evaluation of the programmes which will track over 70,000 girls in ...

Angeline Murimirwa - Regional Executive Director (Southern Africa), Camfed - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 20, 2015

Angeline Murimirwa - Regional Executive Director (Southern Africa), Camfed - ...

0

"It is not a coincidence that Malawi, which is one of the countries with one of the highest exclusion rates for girls, also has one of the highest child marriage rates...Education and child marriage do not go hand in hand." Angeline ...

Roshni Sen - Secretary, Department of Women Development and Social Welfare and Child Development, Government of West Bengal, India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 20, 2015

Roshni Sen - Secretary, Department of Women Development and Social Welfare ...

5

"The [Kanyashree Prakalpa] scheme is absolutely scalable because it is operated through the schools - schools are the basic unit, and administratively, it is a very, very simple scheme [of conditional cash transfers for girls]." Roshni ...

Dr. Tabinda Sarosh - Programme Director, Shirkat Gah - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 19, 2015

Dr. Tabinda Sarosh - Programme Director, Shirkat Gah - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

Kranti L. Chinnappa - Executive Director, Human Rights Law Network (HRLN)s - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 19, 2015

Kranti L. Chinnappa - Executive Director, Human Rights Law Network (HRLN)s - ...

0

"Along with challenging the non-implementation of the law [prohibiting child marriage], we decided to approach the court on various aspects that lead to child marriage or result from child marriage." Kranti L. Chinnappa Panel Discussion: ...

Dr. Amal Mahmoud Abdalla - Secretary General of National Council for Child Welfare, Government of Sudan - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 18, 2015

Dr. Amal Mahmoud Abdalla - Secretary General of National Council for Child ...

0

"FGM/C in Sudan is rooted in social norms, a self-enforcing social foundation, as a religious duty for some families and communities." Dr. Amal Mahmoud Abdalla Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful ...

Kate Wedgwood - Country Director, Girl Hub Rwanda - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 18, 2015

Kate Wedgwood - Country Director, Girl Hub Rwanda - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

"We've taken the positive aspects of Rwanda culture and reframed them to address the girls' needs and unique challenges." Kate Wedgwood Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social ...

Her Excellency Hooria Mashhour - Minister of Human Rights, Government of Yemen - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 18, 2015

Her Excellency Hooria Mashhour - Minister of Human Rights, Government of ...

0

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 18, 2015

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID ...

0

"Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, A Woman, Can Achieve Anything is a multi-media initiative which aims to enhance knowledge and change perceptions and attitudes on women’s empowerment, family planning and the social determinants of reproductive ...

Cathy Russell - Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, United States - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 17, 2015

Cathy Russell - Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, United States ...

0

Spotlight B2 - "Bringing it all Together: Ending FGM Through Strong and Effective National Action"

Zsanett Shashaty, Anti-Slavery Officer for the Welsh Government - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 17, 2015

Zsanett Shashaty, Anti-Slavery Officer for the Welsh Government - DFID Girl ...

0

"Clear policy and strong government leadership, combined with wide collaboration with statutory partners, NGOs [non-governmental organisations], community and faith leaders is challenging attitudes and resulting in innovative actions in Wales." - ...

Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté - Executive Director, Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 17, 2015

Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté - Executive Director, Inter-African Committee on ...

5

Spotlight B2 - "Bringing it all Together: Ending FGM Through Strong and Effective National Action"

Vitor Almeida - Senior Advisor in the Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality, Government of Portugal - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

Vitor Almeida - Senior Advisor in the Portuguese Commission for Citizenship ...

0

Spotlight B2 - "Bringing it all Together: Ending FGM Through Strong and Effective National Action"

Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID ...

0

"Community is the foundation on which Africa builds its society and shapes its culture." Efua Dorkenoo Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014

0

"The parents and the community gather around and watch this film.... They see the transformation and they are really amazed." Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to ...

[The Ret Hon] Norman Baker, MP [Former] Minister of State for Crime Prevention, Government of the United Kingdom - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

[The Ret Hon] Norman Baker, MP [Former] Minister of State for Crime ...

0

Spotlight B2 - "Bringing it all Together: Ending FGM Through Strong and Effective National Action"

SEARCH GUIDANCE: These search results (thread above) relate to the issue focus of this theme site space. That focus will always be selected (for example: Global, Polio). In order to search the full platform knowledge base please click: Global (all knowledge in English), Soul Beat Africa (all Africa related knowledge); La Iniciativa de Comunicación - América Latina y el Caribe (Español); Classifieds (Jobs, Events, Consultants, RFPs, Materials), or The CI Network.