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June 15, 2016

Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 Countries

"The Sourcebook documents and analyzes a range of government-led school meals programmes to provide decision-makers and practitioners worldwide with the knowledge, evidence and good practice they...

May 26, 2016

Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families

"Substantial digital inequalities still exist....Among youth, being under-connected [to the internet] means that critical opportunities to develop creative projects, take advantage of educational...

May 26, 2016

Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design

"A one-size-fits-all model of product development is all too often the norm in the children's media industry. The implications for equity here are of course, enormous." - Lori Takeuchi

May 5, 2016

Developing the talent of Somali journalists

Author: BBC Media Action's Abdillahi Jama, May 5 2016 - As a Somali journalist, I’ve seen a lot. As the 1991 civil war erupted in Mogadishu, bombs and bullets interrupted my journalism studies....

April 6, 2016

Focus on Disability: 'Zika babies' need support now

From Hannah Kuper: About 4,000 babies have now been born with microcephaly - abnormally small heads, often with underdeveloped brains  in Brazil alone. Evidence is mounting that this is because...

March 11, 2016

Evidence of Effective Approaches to Social and Behavior Change Communication for Preventing and Reducing Stunting and Anemia

"Evidence suggests that using multiple SBCC approaches and channels to change behaviors is more effective than using one, that targeting multiple contacts has a greater effect than targeting only the...

March 10, 2016

Impact Data - Alive & Thrive (A&T) in Bangladesh

"A greater proportion of women practiced the recommended behaviors when they had face to face contact with frontline workers plus mass media (TV spots) than did women who only saw the TV spots."

February 19, 2016

Strengthening Linkages between Clinical and Social Services for Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: A Companion Guide

"Similar to sexual violence against adults, sexual violence against children and adolescents is surrounded by a culture of secrecy, stigma, and silence. Too often, it is viewed as a private matter,...

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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.

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IRH E-blast, November 2009.

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Human Rights Reporting Handbooks for Journalists

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Author: 
Sarah Kelsey
Ben Peterson
Publication Date
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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.

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Free to download.
Languages: 

English

Source: 

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

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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
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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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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.

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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

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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.

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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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