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November 21, 2017

Living Free and Equal: What States Are Doing to Tackle Violence and Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People

From the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), this publication provides an analysis of more than 200 examples of what States in 65 countries in every region of the...

November 21, 2017

Talking about Vaccines in a 'Fact-Resistant World'

Author: Stephanie Desmon, October 31 2017 - Scientific evidence doesn't seem to carry the same weight it used to. In the new era of "alternative facts," it can be especially difficult to effectively...

November 21, 2017

Coping with conflict: making media to support children in Syria

Author: BBC Media Action's Assistant Project Manager in Syria Julie Boutros, originally posted November 19 2017 - As the world marks Universal Children’s Day, Julie Boutros describes how we're...

November 21, 2017

Behind the Brands

Part of Oxfam's effort to help create a world where everyone has enough to eat, the Behind the Brands campaign assesses companies' performance on social responsibility, compares them with their peers...

November 20, 2017

Impact Evaluation of the Marketing Innovation for Health Project in Bangladesh

Marketing Innovation for Health (MIH) is an integrated social marketing project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Bangladesh that is designed to provide...

November 20, 2017

The Techno-Centric Gaze: Incorporating Citizen Participation Technologies into Participatory Governance Processes in the Philippines

"By avoiding the techno-centric gaze and adopting the standpoint of non-users, we were able to better understand the barriers to technology access, explaining non-use as well as the power...

November 20, 2017

A Literature Review on Community and Institutional Preparedness Synergies

"Recent public health emergencies, most notably Ebola, have shown the potential of community engagement as are source that can either help or hinder institutional responses to emergencies. It...

November 17, 2017

Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups Have Mobilized to Defend Internet Freedom

"[A]ctivists are building digital rights movements from the ground up, launching national policy dialogues, and fighting to establish new norms and Internet standards. Understanding which of these...

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November 17, 2017

"...the lack of intensive participation of the users has been a major impediment to designing, implementing and evaluating more powerful...

November 16, 2017

"The emphasis is on anticipating where people may have concerns and then using effective communication approaches to minimise the potential...

November 16, 2017

Considering that communication is considered key for the successful implementation of polio vaccination campaigns, the purpose of this study is to...

November 16, 2017

"A consumer-focused system would recognize the principles of behavioural economics to encourage and enable people to adopt healthier behaviour...

November 15, 2017

"This note highlights examples of girls’ clubs that have led to increasingly gender equitable attitudes and practices, from programmes in Burkina...

November 15, 2017

This document provides an evidence map of existing research into a set of selected social, behavioural, and community engagement (SBCE)...

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