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January 5, 2016

We Can Do It: Solutions to Prevent Violence against Children

"...the utilisation of systemic, holistic and multifaceted approaches is critical to address the variety of drivers behind different forms of violence, abuse and exploitation."

January 4, 2016

Child Advocacy and Early Childhood Education Policies in the Caribbean

This volume explores early childhood education policies and practices in the Caribbean. Early childhood development has gained increasing importance as part of national agendas to achieve social and...

December 3, 2015

Our Call to the UN Solutions Summit

Author: Eve Sullivan of the Parents Forum, December 3 2015 - Because our instinct to put children first is strong, we often ignore our own needs as parents. Even the Sustainable Development Goals,...

December 3, 2015

Empowering Families: Parenting Education Is Essential

Author: Eve Sullivan of the Parents Forum, December 3 2015 (originally posted in April 2014) - Here I am, recovering from jetlag after a nearly 14-hour flight back to the U.S. from Doha, Qatar where...

November 11, 2015

The challenge of preventing violence and guaranteeing the right to protection

Author: Verónica Bagnoli of Equidad para la Infancia, December 9 2015 - Crime and criminality acquired a connotation of "epidemic" in Brazil and other Latin American countries, the reason being great...

November 10, 2015

A Chance Connection Becomes a Bond

Authors: Sophia Luthuli and Eve Sullivan, October 15 2015 - A distance of 7,853 miles and a six-hour time difference separate Johannesburg from Boston. Flying time from one city to the other is 18...

November 9, 2015

Cultivate a culture of protecting children at community level

Author: PSAf’s Gillies C. Kasongo, November 12 2015 - The fact that there are still community and media reports of children being abused through child neglect, defilement, exploitation and forced...

September 7, 2015

Postnatal Care for Mothers and Newborns Highlights from the World Health Organization 2013 Guidelines

This brief presents best practices and changes highlighted in the WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn [PDF], October 2013.

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Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in Education for Development

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Author: 
Brian Gutterman
Shahreen Rahman
Jorge Supelano
Laura Thies
Mai Yang
Publication Date
July 1, 2009
Affiliation: 

The New School University Graduate Program in International Affairs

This paper aims to explain the current state of how information and communication technology (ICT) is being used in education and how it can better benefit current and future users.

Source: 

News on ICT in Education on December 4 2009; ICTD Yellow Pages website on December 29 2009; and email from Brian Gutterman to The Communication Initiative on February 16 2010.

Evaluating Programs Reaching Very Young Adolescents: Experiences and Lessons from My Changing Body, A Body Literacy and Fertility Awareness Course

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Author: 
Susan Igras
Rebecka Lundgren
Sujata Bijou
Marie Mukabatsinda
Publication Date
November 18, 2009
Affiliation: 

Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH)

This 38-slide presentation from the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, United States (US) was presented at the Click here to access the slideshow online.

Source: 

IRH E-blast, November 2009.

Human Rights Reporting Handbooks for Journalists

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Author: 
Sarah Kelsey
Ben Peterson
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
December 1, 2003

This handbook collection was written to move forward the goal of the organisation Journalists for Human Rights (jhr), which is to make everyone in the world fully aware of their rights. "Creating rights awareness is the first and most necessary step to ending rights abuses.

Cost: 
Free to download.
Languages: 

English

Source: 

Journalism for Human Rights website on June 18 2009 and September 16 2009.

Enhancing Gender Equality in the Media in Eastern Africa

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A Regional Study by Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA)

Author: 
Tervil Okoko Tom
Publication Date
January 1, 2008
Source: 

Pambazuka News 402, October 18 2008; and International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) website on October 29 2008.

EASSI 2009 Young Women's Internship Programme

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Deadline Date: 
February 13, 2009

Making the Transition: From Good Girl to Good Wife

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Young Women and Sex-workers' Narratives on Social Life, Sexuality and Risk: Byumba, Rwanda - The Implications for Communications Programmes

Author: 
Kirstan Hawkins
Gregoire Nsengiyuma
Publication Date
August 1, 2005
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August
Affiliation: 

Participatory Ethnographic Evaluation and Research (PEER)

Source: 

PEER website on September 11 2008.

Reducing Intergroup Prejudice and Conflict with the Media: A Field Experiment in Rwanda

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Author: 
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
Publication Date
October 1, 2007
Affiliation: 

Harvard University - Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Provider Selection of Evidence-Based Contraception Guidelines in Service Provision

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A Study in India, Peru, and Rwanda Provider Selection of Evidence-Based Contraception Guidelines

Author: 
Federico R. León
Rebecka Lundgren
Victoria Jennings
Publication Date
December 21, 2007
Affiliation: 

Institute for Reproductive Health

Source: 

Email from Monica Marini to The Communication Initiative on March 14 2008.

How Can We Tackle Stigma and Discrimination through Effective Communication?

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Publication Date
June 27, 2007
Source: 

PANOS London website accessed on May 15 2008.

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July 29, 2015

"Nearly 50 years ago, in 1966, the Bernard van Leer Foundation funded its first major project aimed at enhancing the development of young children...

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June 29, 2015

Author: Ephraim Mhlanga, June 29 2015 - How do we deliver digital stories in contexts where there are power and connectivity issues?

June 26, 2015

"Our vision is for all African children to have enough stories in a language familiar to them to practise reading and learn to love reading."...

June 19, 2015

This guide, Steps to Engaging Children in Research: The Researcher Toolkit and Methods in Context, complements the first volume of...

June 19, 2015

"The Researcher Toolkit and Researcher Resource have been developed to support researchers to include young children in research; particularly...

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