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November 21, 2017

Coping with conflict: making media to support children in Syria

Author: BBC Media Action's Assistant Project Manager in Syria Julie Boutros, originally posted November 19 2017 - As the world marks Universal Children’s Day, Julie Boutros describes how we're...

November 2, 2017

Behavioral Economics and Developmental Science: A New Framework to Support Early Childhood Interventions

"Parents play an integral role as active agents on behalf of their children. Simplified, program participation and engagement are often assumed to be the result of an active evaluation by parents...

October 17, 2017

Windows into Early Learning and Development

From the Executive Summary: "The first five years of a child's life is a time of great promise and rapid change, when the developing brain is most open to the influence of relationships and...

October 10, 2017

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on Protecting Children from Violence and Harmful Practices

This book explores approaches to preventing all forms of violence against children from the perspectives of Islam and Christianity. These faiths place great value on children and the importance of...

October 5, 2017

Behavioral Insights for Development: Cases from Central America

This publication summarises five cases in which the World Bank, in collaboration with governments and partners, has applied behavioural insights to different areas of public policy in Central America...

September 28, 2017

Innovations in Mobile Birth Registration: Insights from Tigo Tanzania and Telenor Pakistan

"The ability to prove one’s identity is essential to securing a number of life-enhancing services such as healthcare, education, financial services, connectivity and social protections."  This...

September 18, 2017

IDELA: Fostering Common Solutions for Young Children

"In LMICs [low- and middle-income countries], there is limited guidance on the 'how to' of programs: how to get a return on investment and how to boost children's early development, especially for...

September 14, 2017

3 Read '23

In Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands, Northern California, United States (US), 66% of children are starting school unprepared, and many families are struggling to build their children's...

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Femme et Télévision au Maghreb (Women and Television in the Maghreb)

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Subtitle: 
Amélioration de l’image de la femme dans les télévisions du Maghreb francophone
Author: 
Sahbi Ben Nablia
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December 1, 2009

Published by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Office in Rabat as part of its 2010-2013 programme to advance gender equality in media content of the Maghreb countries, this guide is designed to help television practitioners to create gender-sensitive TV content and to reduce stereotyping in their productions. It is the first in a series being produced to ensure gender equality in media content in the Maghreb.

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Free to download
Languages: 

French

Number of Pages: 

58

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UNESCO website on December 2 2010.

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Femmes et Radio au Maghreb (Women and Radio in the Maghreb)

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Author: 
Sahbi Ben Nablia
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September 1, 2010

Published by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Office in Rabat as part of its 2010-2013 programme to advance gender equality in media content of the Maghreb countries, this guide is designed to help radio owners, managers, and producers to create gender-sensitive content and to reduce stereotyping in their productions. It is the second in a series being produced to ensure gender equality in media content and follows the first guide, Femme et television au Maghreb (Women and Television in the Maghreb).

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Free to download.
Languages: 

French

Number of Pages: 

92

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UNESCO website on November 22 2010.

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Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 10 Case Studies

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January 1, 2007

This 106-page volume documents the experience of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with addressing many forms of violence against women. Intended primarily for development practitioners and others seeking to change attitudes and practices, it offers lessons that can help scale up responses and confront the problem on a wider scale. The lessons are gleaned from case studies of the following 10 countries: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Romania, Sierra Leone, and Turkey. The review is part of a series of explorations that UNFPA has undertaken over the past several years to look at the cultural dimensions of gender equality and reproductive health and rights.

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IMF Youth Video Contest

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This International Monetary Fund (IMF) contest invites young people across the Middle East, Pakistan, and North Africa to directly engage with the IMF on the issues of greatest concern to them by maki

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September 30, 2010

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Euro-Med Dialogue Award

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This Euro-Med Award for the Dialogue between Cultures is an annual prize which recognises the achievements of individuals and organisations working for the promotion of intercultural dialogue.

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May 20, 2010

Impact Data - Radio Barkeol

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  • significant reduction in number of cases of guinea worm.
  • increase in number of children fully immunised - five times more immunisation.
  • 80% better understanding of how to prevent guinea worm.
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"Grassroots Media and Community Empowerment in West Africa" by Moncef Bouhafa with support from Ammassari and Bernard - paper to the Second International Conference on Communication and Social Change; 7-10 May, 1997.

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