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December 8, 2016

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus

"This multisectoral and cross-border approach to preparedness is a relatively new policy area, and there remain some uncertainties about what it involves. While people in the health sector are very...

December 7, 2016

Using cartoons to help save lives

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Sam Waterton, Digital Editor, BBC Media Action, on November 29 2016- Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. In addition...

December 7, 2016

Gaza Strip: communication saves lives

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mohammed Abu Asaker Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories, on November 25 2016 - Mohammed Abu Asaker’s neighborhood in the Gaza Strip was...

December 7, 2016

How Low Turnout Is Turned Around: International Best Practice in Voter Turnout Campaigns

This report offers practical strategies for increasing voter participation, drawn from behavioural theories, successes, and insights from experiences in a range of cultures, contexts, and political...

December 7, 2016

Scaling Accountability through Vertically Integrated Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy

"'Scale' has many different meanings across fields and contexts. Looking at scale from different angles - drawing insights from different ways of using the term - helps [us] understand how we can...

December 6, 2016

Integrate Bristol Educational Resources for Equality and Integration

Integrate Bristol, a United Kingdom (UK) charity formed to help with the integration of young people and children who have arrived from other countries and cultures, runs entertainment-education...

December 6, 2016

Daria: A Roma Woman's Journey

"Institutions debate whether it is appropriate to meddle with traditions which cannot or should not be prevented. Roma activists, with a few exceptions, ponder if disclosure of these practices will...

December 6, 2016

Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the case of Pakistan

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli and Marina Plesons, World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health and Research, December 1...

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Entrevista con Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez

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En esta entrevista Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez , habitantes del Pato y el Guayabero en la reserva de La Macarena, narran cómo han sido desplazados y acosados varias veces. Es un ejemplo de la violencia que han sufrido los campesinos de la zona, que los ha obligado a desplazarse y colonizar nuevas tierras.

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Entrevista con Manuel Cano

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En esta entrevista Manuel Cano, cultivador de marihuana y tabaco, coexiste de arroz y explotador de maderas finas que se vendían en los depósitos de Bogotá, cuenta cómo se iniciaron los aserríos de cedro rosado o cedro Caquetá y a caza de tigres en la reserva ecológica de La Macarena.

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Entrevista con Jesús (Chucho) Montoya

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En esta entrevista Chucho Montoya, cultivador de coca y colono asentado en el bajo Caguán, narra cómo y por qué llegó a la reserva de La Macarena y cuál fue el origen de las FARC, la guerrilla más poderosa de Colombia.

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Entrevista con Vicente Falla y Gerardo Cubillos

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Estos campesinos, afincados en la reserva de La Macarena en Colombia, una de las reservas biológicas más importantes de América, cuentan cómo llegaron a invadir estas tierras hace 20 o 25 años y cómo - como ellos mismos dicen - unidos y sin distingo de colores políticos, abrieron vías de penetración, construyeron puentes, escuelas y otras obras en una reserva natural. Y ahora luchan por un realinderamiento de la reserva para legalizar sus tierras.

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Entrevista con Alfonso Cano

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Los primeros intentos de diálogo entre la guerrilla de las FARC y el gobierno colombiano, se llevan a cabo durante el gobierno del presidente Belisario Betancour, en la población de La Uribe, la sede principal del secretariado de las Farc, máxima autoridad del grupo guerrillero.

Posteriormente, la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, que formuló la actual constitución política de Colombia en 1991, le dio un nuevo impulso a las conversaciones de paz, esta vez entre el recién elegido presidente César Gaviria y los grupos que conformaban la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (CGSB).

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Entrevista con Antonio Navarro Wolff

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En esta entrevista, Antonio Navarro Wolf habla sobre los disensos y consensos del desmovilizado grupo guerrillero M19, con otras guerrillas colombianas pertenecientes a la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (un proyecto de unidad de los distintos grupos subversivos que actúan en Colombia) y específicamente, con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC, previa la realización de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente que dio como resultado “la legitimación del cambio político más importante del siglo XX: la Constitución de 1991.

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Child Marriage Interactive Map

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January 1, 2011
Child Marriage Interactive Map

The Ford Foundation along with the Girls Not Brides campaign released a child marriage interactive map, examining 30 countries with high rates of child marriage. The website shows statistics by marriage age, legal age of marriage, secondary education, maternal morality rates, and early childbearing.

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Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) website, September 18 2012, and emails from Hallie Easley to The Communication Initiative on September 19  and 26 2012.

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