<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Communication and the polio endgame http://comminit.com/global/content/communication-and-polio-endgame <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/coct1-hxgaayblv.jpg" alt="" title="Communication and the polio endgame" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Caroline Sugg, Head of Special Projects at BBC Media Action, July 28 2016 - <strong><em>The sense of excitement in the public health community is palpable. While experts on polio warn against celebrating too soon, it looks as if this crippling disease will soon be relegated to history. In this blog, Caroline Sugg explains how communication has been critical to the fight against polio, but has also been deployed in ways that have threatened progress towards global eradication.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/communication-and-polio-endgame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/communication-and-polio-endgame#comments Global Film and Video Blogs: Global Health Policies Person-to-Person Interpersonal Radio News Media Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Featured BBC Media Action UNICEF World Health Organization Global Policy Blogs Polio Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:12:04 +0000 carolinesugg 9381604 at http://comminit.com Inside a randomised control trial: insights from Bangladesh http://comminit.com/global/content/inside-randomised-control-trial-insights-bangladesh <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_57.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: BBC Media Action Research and Learning team, July 27 2016 - <em>BBC Media Action conducted its first ever randomised control trial (RCT) on the impact of our health programming on audiences. In this blog, we explore some of the methodological challenges of conducting an RCT and ensuring randomisation in the field based on our work with pregnant mothers and women of childbearing age in Bangladesh.</em></p> <p><em>This is the second blog in a two-part series on BBC Media Action’s Bangladesh RCT, read more about the results of the study in the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/mediaactioninsight/entries/703ec6e0-e8e1-4891-b614-752d48c678fc" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">first blog</a>.</em></p> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/inside-randomised-control-trial-insights-bangladesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/inside-randomised-control-trial-insights-bangladesh#comments Bangladesh Global Blogs: Global Health Policies Process Evaluation Description Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Development Assistance Entertainment Orgs Television Research Health NGOs Reproductive Health Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Health Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:27:26 +0000 BBC Media Action 9381600 at http://comminit.com Gender and Forests: Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-and-forests-climate-change-tenure-value-chains-and-emerging-issues <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carol J. Pierce Colfer </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>2016</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/forest2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"This ...book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.cifor.org/library/6077/gender-and-forests-climate-change-tenure-value-chains-and-emerging-issues/" target="_blank">Click here to access an online description of the document.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/5129">Routledge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>362</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/carol-j-pierce-colfer-center-international-forestry-research-cifor">Carol J. Pierce Colfer - Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/carol-j-pierce-colfer-center-international-forestry-research-cifor" title="View user profile.">Carol J. Pierce...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/gender-box-framework-analysing-gender-roles-forest-management">The Gender Box: A Framework for Analysing Gender Roles in Forest Management</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/forests-and-human-health-assessing-evidence">Forests and Human Health: Assessing the Evidence</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/women-men-and-forest-research">Women, Men and Forest Research</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Carol Colfer to The Communication Initiative on July 27 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="658" width="800" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/GHMPhsvHN3c&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/GHMPhsvHN3c&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHMPhsvHN3c"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/GHMPhsvHN3c/0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="800" height="658" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-and-forests-climate-change-tenure-value-chains-and-emerging-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-and-forests-climate-change-tenure-value-chains-and-emerging-issues#comments Global Materials Livelihoods Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Community Groups Economic Development Research Natural Resources Management Women Featured Global Natural Resource Management Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:48:39 +0000 Carol J. Pierce Colfer - Center for International Forestry R 9381599 at http://comminit.com Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Facilitator's Guide http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-facilitators-guide <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, April 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/training_5.jpg" alt="" title="Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Facilitator&#039;s Guide" width="100" height="82" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"While the media have a major role to play in tackling all types of violence, both traditional and new media in the Arab region continue to perpetuate stereotypes and generalisations about gender-based violence. Ethically flawed, unprofessional, and biased reporting can add to women's suffering inside their country and in refugee camps across the region."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/5124">United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>78</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/unfpa-publications" title="View user profile.">UNFPA - Publications</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-journalists-handbook">Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: A Journalists&#039; Handbook</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-good-practices-media">Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unfpa.org/publications/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-training-manual" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNFPA website</a>, July 28 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-facilitators-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-facilitators-guide#comments Egypt Iraq Jordan Lebanon Syria Turkey Materials Digital Mobile Populations Children Person-to-Person Interpersonal Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Gender News Media United Nations Rights Women Featured Global Media Development Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:44:26 +0000 UNFPA - Publications 9381598 at http://comminit.com Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-good-practices-media <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, March 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/img_9438.jpg" alt="" title="Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"With regard to gender-based violence, media portrayals can amplify women's voices, counteract myths, and stimulate dialogue and public action. When the media covers the stories of Syrian women, who have often been portrayed as passive victims and objectified as a silent, suffering group, a change in approach that focuses on their rights and dignity can open opportunities for these women to take an active role in forging their own futures. With this goal in mind, we have published a Handbook on Reporting on Gender-Based Violence." - Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director</em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/5124">United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English, Arabic</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>56</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/unfpa-publications" title="View user profile.">UNFPA - Publications</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-journalists-handbook">Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: A Journalists&#039; Handbook</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-facilitators-guide">Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Facilitator&#039;s Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unfpa.org/publications/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-good-practices-media" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNFPA website</a>, July 28 2016. <em>Image credit:</em> UNFPA Jordan/ Ra'd Addayleh</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-good-practices-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/reporting-gender-based-violence-syria-crisis-good-practices-media#comments Egypt Iraq Jordan Lebanon Syria Turkey Materials Digital Mobile Populations Children Interpersonal Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Gender News Media United Nations Rights Women Featured DFID Global Media Development Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:37:36 +0000 UNFPA - Publications 9381597 at http://comminit.com AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base http://comminit.com/global/content/aidsfree-hiv-prevention-knowledge-base <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/aids.png" alt="" title="AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base is an online collection of research and tools to help people who plan and implement evidence-based HIV prevention activities find what works in prevention. Each knowledge base topic is introduced with a short description of the activity, its epidemiologic importance, a short synthesis of the core elements of the intervention, and a description of the current state of practice followed by:</p> <ul> <li>What We Know - Summaries of the research providing the evidence base that supports the prevention approach</li> <li>Putting It into Practice - Summaries of promising interventions</li> <li>Tools and Curricula - Adaptable programme materials, including tools, curricula, and models</li> <li>Additional Resources - Links to additional materials and websites. (Throughout, full citations and available links are provided so that people who may want additional information can learn more.)</li> </ul> <p>The resource is divided into these sections:</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/pkb/" target="_blank">Click here to access the resource.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/aidsfree">AIDSFree</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/vmiranda" title="View user profile.">vmiranda</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/aidsfree-hiv-testing-services-community-practice">AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/aidsfree-prevention-update">AIDSFree Prevention Update</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/aidsfree-guidance-database">AIDSFree Guidance Database</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Vanessa Miranda to The Communication Initiative on July 27 2016; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/focus-areas" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">AIDSFree</a> and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/pkb/faqs" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base FAQs</a> - both accessed on July 27 2016. <em>Image caption/credit:</em> "USAID/Kenya's program to prevent HIV/AIDS targets many audiences who are often forgotten, such as these prisoners watching an educational theater piece." USAID/Neil Thomas</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/aidsfree-hiv-prevention-knowledge-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/aidsfree-hiv-prevention-knowledge-base#comments Global Materials Advocacy Epidemiology Bilaterals Laws and Policies Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print News/Information Radio Eliminate New HIV Infections Among Children Television Multiple Concurrent Partnerships (MCP) Research Prevention HIV AIDS Prevent HIV amongst Drug Users Reduce Sexual Transmission Featured USAID Global HIV/AIDS, Young People, Research HIV / AIDS Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:57:45 +0000 vmiranda 9381582 at http://comminit.com Gender Assessment of the Refugee and Migration Crisis in Serbia and fYR Macedonia http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-assessment-refugee-and-migration-crisis-serbia-and-fyr-macedonia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Galit Wolfensohn </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, January 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"The advance of ISIS terrified me. I bid farewell to my husband and sold my business in order escape with my daughter. I wanted her to be able to continue her studies in law and live a good life in peace. After years of conflict and unrest in Syria, this has become impossible," said 48-year-old Sawsan from Hama, Syria</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www2.unwomen.org/~/media/field%20office%20eca/attachments/publications/country/serbia/gender%20assessment%20of%20the%20refugee%20and%20migration%20crisis%20in%20serbia.pdf?v=1&amp;d=20160112T163308" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 44-page report in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/refugeecentresgreecemacedonia_nov2015_mnd4343_675x450.jpg" alt="" title="Gender Assessment of the Refugee and Migration Crisis in Serbia and fYR Macedonia" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/oisika-chakrabarti" title="View user profile.">Oisika Chakrabarti</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2016/1/women-migrants-and-refugees-in-serbia-and-fyr-macedonia" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"UN Women Assesses the Needs of Women Migrants and refugees in Serbia and fYR Macedonia"</a>, January 13 2016 - accessed on July 27 2016. <em>Image caption/credit:</em> "Women benefit from spaces for mothers and babies in the one-stop centre in Presevo, Serbia." Photo: UN Women/Mirjana Nedeva</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-assessment-refugee-and-migration-crisis-serbia-and-fyr-macedonia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/gender-assessment-refugee-and-migration-crisis-serbia-and-fyr-macedonia#comments Macedonia (Republic of) Serbia / Montenegro Strategic Thinking Advocacy Mobile Populations Person-to-Person Interpersonal News/Information Gender United Nations Population Rights Women Featured Global Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:26:54 +0000 Oisika Chakrabarti 9381578 at http://comminit.com Two-Way Radio: Using Radio and Mobile Phones to Engage with Somali Women and Youth http://comminit.com/global/content/two-way-radio-using-radio-and-mobile-phones-engage-somali-women-and-youth <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Claudia Lopes </div> <div class="field-item even"> Rainbow Wilcox </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sharath Srinivasan </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, March 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Africa's Voices Foundation (AVF)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"In a country with insecure and inaccessible regions, our pilot project demonstrated the value of Africa's Voices approach as a tool for remote monitoring and real-time citizen feedback - helping to amplify the voices of hard-to-reach communities and bring them closer to UNICEF's teams."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.africasvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Africas-Voices-UNICEF-Somalia-March-2016-FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 20-page report in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/crop_155573538_dxvquav.jpg" alt="" title="Two-Way Radio: Using Radio and Mobile Phones to Engage with Somali Women and Youth" width="100" height="31" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/rainbowwilcox" title="View user profile.">RainbowWilcox</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.africasvoices.org/case-studies/unicef-somalia/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Africa's Voices website</a>, July 26 2016. <em>Image credit:</em> Credit: AU-UN IST Photo/Tobin Jones</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/two-way-radio-using-radio-and-mobile-phones-engage-somali-women-and-youth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/two-way-radio-using-radio-and-mobile-phones-engage-somali-women-and-youth#comments Somalia Research and Strategy Strategic Thinking Children Community Participation Multi-Media Innovations for Behaviour and Social Change Entertainment Voice Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Community Media News/Information Radio Research Health NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Women Featured UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global ICT for Development Polio Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:08:37 +0000 RainbowWilcox 9381542 at http://comminit.com Charting a New Course: Women Preventing Violent Extremism http://comminit.com/global/content/charting-new-course-women-preventing-violent-extremism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thought for Action Kit </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, May 25, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/women_3.png" alt="" title="Charting a New Course: Women Preventing Violent Extremism" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"A gender-aware countering violent extremism program recognizes the differential impacts of violent extremist messaging for women and men. It also seeks to analyze how traditional stereotypes, attitudes and behaviors affect women and men and how they may inadvertently encourage violent extremism."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/Women_Preventing-Violent-Extremism-Charting-New-Course%20%282%29.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 40-page resource in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/294448">U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>40</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/users/united-states-institute-peace" title="View user profile.">United States I...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.usip.org/publications/2015/05/25/women-preventing-violent-extremism" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">USIP website</a>, July 26 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/charting-new-course-women-preventing-violent-extremism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/charting-new-course-women-preventing-violent-extremism#comments Global Materials Advocacy Community Participation Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Gender NGOs Women Global Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:32:10 +0000 United States Institute of Peace 9381538 at http://comminit.com Cochrane Review: Improving Immunisation Coverage http://comminit.com/global/content/cochrane-review-improving-immunisation-coverage <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/polio_numbers_in_doorway.jpg" alt="" title="" width="75" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>We have just summarized a Cochrane Review: <a href="http://www.comminit.com/polio/content/interventions-improving-coverage-childhood-immunisation-low-and-middle-income-countries"><strong>Interventions for Improving Coverage of Childhood Immunisation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries</strong> </a>The relevant headline from the summary is: "<a href="http://www.comminit.com/polio/content/interventions-improving-coverage-childhood-immunisation-low-and-middle-income-countries">Giving</a><em><a href="http://www.comminit.com/polio/content/interventions-improving-coverage-childhood-immunisation-low-and-middle-income-countries"> information about vaccination to parents and community members, handing out specially designed vaccination reminder cards, offering vaccines through regular immunisation outreach with and without household incentives (rewards), identifying unvaccinated children through home visits and referring them to health clinics, and integrating vaccination services with other</a></em></p> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/cochrane-review-improving-immunisation-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/cochrane-review-improving-immunisation-coverage#comments Global Polio Polio Communication Network Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:45:25 +0000 Warren Feek 9381531 at http://comminit.com