Against the Wall: Women, Politics, and Graffiti in Egypt

Author: Stephanie Perrin, July 3 2015 - History often forgets revolutionary women, but those involved in the protests in Egypt since January 25, 2011 refuse to be overlooked and continue to build on...

Are community-based arts approaches really all that different from other participatory community-based projects?

Author: Annalee Yassi, July 3 2015 - Community-based arts have been promoted in many sectors of society to integrate and celebrate imaginative thinking - to help people find new ways to see and be in...

Vaccination Hesitancy: An Overview

 

Lin Lat Kyair Sin (Bright Young Stars)

"The aim... of our media development work is to create platforms that can reach audiences across both rural and urban Burma, providing them with information on governance issues and creating spaces...

Connections: Lifeline Communication for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

"Amid growing recognition that information is as crucial a factor in the humanitarian toolkit as food, water, medicine and shelter, Connections gives Syrian refugees practical advice and guidance on...

Somali Youth Speaks: Formative Findings from Somalia's Regions

"Formative research highlighted the shared concerns of Somalia’s youth and their aspirations for the future to inform the production of an interactive drama and radio phone-in."

Senior Manager, Monitoring, Learning & Results - Girl Hub - Kigali, Rwanda

Girl Hub's mission is to empower the 250 million adolescent girls living in poverty to reach their full potential. Girls are a proven force for change and the catalyst to end global poverty – it's...

What Role Do Localised Debate Programmes Play in Addressing Local Issues? Case Studies from Nepal

"Through supporting the production of local discussion programmes in Nepal, BBC Media Action’s Global Governance Project aims to provide a platform for ordinary people to raise important local issues...
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"At BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity, we believe that media and communication can help people become more resilient and recover more swiftly from disaster."

"The ability to make careful choices, plan, and save is essential for positive health, education, and overall life outcomes. As with so many other critical life skills, establishing a foundation for these abilities in the earliest years is...

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

Author Jennifer Lentfer, June 28 2015 - Below all of the talk of "evidence-based approaches" and "taking it to scale," there is an undercurrent of disquiet.

This report and its accompanying case studies on Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Paraguay examine "the 50-year period starting in the mid-1960s that witnessed a dramatic decline in fertility and...

"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."  South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE)

 

"We can no longer accept the use of cell lines that have not been authenticated as a normal part of the research process. Cell authentication is a key element towards improved research fidelity. We need everyone within the life sciences...

Author: Elizabeth Drachman, June 23 2015 - The “Customer Centric Design for Ag Programs” breakout session at this year’s ICTforAg conference sounded like a...

This research provides analysis of Marie Stopes International (MSI)’s social franchising programme against the 4 intended outputs of access, efficiency, quality, and equity. The programme uses a service delivery approach "in which small,...

This report on key messages from a workshop on "Evaluation Design for Complex Global Health Initiatives", convened by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in January 2014, considers the following questions: "What information do we need to scale-up and...

This article describes social franchising in the health sector. It is a model that organises small, independent health care businesses into quality-assured networks and "has been shown to improve quality, client satisfaction, and access to...

Author: BBC Media Action blogger Maha Taki, June 22 2015 - An elderly man, one eye milky blue with age, peers into the camera. Immediately behind him lie neat rows of white tarpaulin shelters, walls flapping in the wind.

"Each person...

This guide, Steps to Engaging Children in Research: The Researcher Toolkit and Methods in Context, complements the first volume of this pair: Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide [See related...

"The Researcher Toolkit and Researcher Resource have been developed to support researchers to include young children in research; particularly children aged 5-8 years of age."

The project "Transparency for peace and development" was established in Cundinamarca, Santander and North Santander, Colombia, to create opportunities for dialogue between state institutions and civil society in order to enable an approach of...

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