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May 24, 2016

Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing the Peace: A Global Study on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325

"This Study reinforces the [United Nations] Security Council's original crucial recognition of the power of engaging women in peace with compelling proof. It shows that women's participation and...

May 20, 2016

Infomediaries and Accountability

"With growing consensus that transparency does not always or automatically lead directly to accountability - and research pointing to a role for infomediaries in generating accountability from...

May 18, 2016

Social Media and Conflict Management in Post-Conflict and Fragile Contexts

"The evidence base for this area is weak despite much enthusiasm over the potential impact social media could have." This rapid review identifies recent literature on the role of social media plays...

May 17, 2016

Social Media and Governance

"What is the recent evidence on the impact of social media on governance of social, political, and economic bodies? How is social media regulated and governed in low-income and fragile contexts?"...

April 26, 2016

Communication for Development in Peacebuilding: Directions on Research and Evaluation for an Emerging Field

"More effective instruments are needed that perform the difficult task of re-connecting broken communities, informing citizens and involving them in processes of reconstruction, and enabling all...

April 14, 2016

Tea Cup Diaries: How a Radio Drama is Changing Attitudes in Myanmar

"BBC Media Action’s Tea Cup Diaries promotes understanding, openness and respect for people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds in Myanmar.Listeners reported improved knowledge of other...

April 13, 2016

Rethinking Public Service Broadcasting's Place in International Media Development

"Media developers and donors are taking a second look at public service broadcasting. Could it be that PSB, even with all its challenges and pitfalls, might offer a new path for opening up the media...

March 11, 2016

Why Information Matters: A Foundation for Resilience

“You can make a system work better with surprising ease if you give it more timely, more accurate, more complete information.” - Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems

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The business of bringing up a child is everybody's business

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Author: Amina Kato, September 2 2015 - If radio programme Ya Take ne Arewa (What’s Happening Up North) was a person, she’d be a caring Kaka, ‘grandmother’ in Hausa.

She wants every pregnant mother and baby in Nigeria to be alive, safe and healthy. She wants families to communicate and support each other in the care of children - because she believes the business of bringing up a child is everybody’s business.

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Dr Anita guides the way

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Author: Ankita Sukheja, September 6 2015 - There’s palpable excitement as government officials and health experts gather in a hospital hall in Uttar Pradesh to welcome a very special guest. There's chatter about a certain Daktrani ('lady doctor' in Hindi) and a new mobile phone health service.

Dr Anita

A girl without education is like a bird without wings

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Author: Trish Doherty, August 12 2015 - In a country where only one in ten girls complete primary education, Trish Doherty looks at how a BBC Media Action radio programme is helping more girls stay in school in South Sudan.

International Youth Day. Let’s be brave.

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Author: Sok Phalyka, August 12 2015 - In celebration of International Youth Day, Sok Phalyka looks at how BBC Media Action’s new radio programme in Cambodia is helping improve young people’s job prospects.

Myanmar: seeing emergency information in a new light

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Author: Becky Palmstrom, August 10 2015 - In the light of recent floods in Myanmar, also known as Burma, Becky Palmstrom reflects on how the country has strengthened its preparations and response to natural disasters since 2008’s Cyclone Nargis.

Back in 2008, Cyclone Nargis struck the Myanmar coast late one afternoon tearing across the low lying Ayeryarwaddy delta with winds of 215 kilometres an hour.

Hope: 100 days after the Nepal earthquake

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Author: Bhuwan Timilsina, August 3 2015 - I was alone on the ground floor of the new house I was constructing when I felt the earth shake beneath me. Instinct took hold and I was out into the open in a flash. Only then did I realise that we’d been hit by an earthquake.

Terms of engagement in extreme times

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Author: Jackie Christie, July 30 2015 - The BBC’s roving bureau 'Pop Up' did exactly that in Nairobi last week. Kenya was its first destination outside of the United States and timely too, arriving on the cusp of US President Obama’s visit to the country.

Askmebazar.com: Dystopian Hyper-Consumerism and Pushy Advertising

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Author: Adnan R. Amin, September 6 2015: It was an entertaining skit.

The Light House of Hill: To Flourish Properly, Needs People Participation and Asset Based Development

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Author: Suman Chowdhury Mony, August 31 2015 - One of the very nice shiny morning of May 2015. The hills show their natural beauty. Suddenly clouds have come and surrounded the whole area. After ten minutes, clouds have gone and everything gets clearly visible. It seems that the hilly area flourishing itself newly. Very nice moments for the travelers, come from the plane lands. But it is the common phenomenon of this hilly area named Sajek, one of the nicest hilly area of Bangladesh, where the clouds are playing hide & seek game.

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Rate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?/Valorar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)?
Excellent/Excelente
30%
Very good/Muy bueno
40%
Average/Promedio
16%
Poor/Pobre
4%
Bad/Malo
2%
Missed opportunity/Oportunidad perdida
7%
Irrelevant/Irrelevante
0%
What are the SDGs?/¿Cuáles son los ODS?
2%
Total votes: 57

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