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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 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...

September 1, 2017

World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior

"Can providing a role model change a person's opinion of what is possible in life and what is 'right' for a society? Can marketing a social norm of safe driving reduce accident rates? Can providing...

August 3, 2017

Research into Gender Equality and Early Childhood Development in Eleven Countries in Asia

"These findings are of concern because they suggest that in the communities studied, the existing gender discrimination, the low social position of women and the gendered distribution of labour are...

July 25, 2017

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children

This World Health Organization (WHO) document "identifies a select group of strategies that have shown success in reducing violence against children. They are: implementation and enforcement of laws...

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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
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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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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
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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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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July 11, 2017

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April 26, 2017

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April 26, 2017

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April 24, 2017

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