Featured content http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en West Africa Regional Director - Search for Common Ground - West Africa Region http://www.comminit.com/global/content/west-africa-regional-director-search-common-ground-west-africa-region <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-vacant-post---basic-info"><legend>VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Search for Common Ground (SFCG) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>West Africa Region</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-salary-range"> <div class="field-label">Salary Range (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Salary: Commensurate with experience and education, with excellent benefits </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-proposal-deadline-date"> <div class="field-label">Application Deadline (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 12, 2014</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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/searchforcommonground_4.png" alt="search.logo" title="West Africa Regional Director - Search for Common Ground - West Africa Region" width="100" height="31" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>The Organization</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-submission-instructions"> <div class="field-label">Submission Instructions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Please send a cover letter and resume through our application system at</p> <p><a href="https://sfcg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=110" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://sfcg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=110</a>.</p> <p>Please be sure to include minimum salary requirements (in currency figures) or current salary, projected start date, and to mention where you found this posting. No phone calls please. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Please see our web site <a href="http://www.sfcg.org" title="www.sfcg.org" rel="nofollow">www.sfcg.org</a> for full details of our work.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/west-africa-regional-director-search-common-ground-west-africa-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/west-africa-regional-director-search-common-ground-west-africa-region#comments Africa West Africa Jobs and Training Vacancies Conflict Development Assistance NGOs Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:52:57 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9350829 at http://www.comminit.com Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom http://www.comminit.com/global/content/finance-manager-global-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-vacant-post---basic-info"><legend>VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC Media Action </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;London, United Kingdom</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-vacant-post-grade"> <div class="field-label">Reference Number (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC/TP/139984/9276 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-proposal-deadline-date"> <div class="field-label">Application Deadline (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 26, 2014</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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/media_action_logo_30.jpg" alt="BBCMediaAction.logo" title="Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom" width="100" height="34" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Job Introduction</strong></p> <p>An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has become available within Media Action</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-submission-instructions"> <div class="field-label">Submission Instructions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For more information and to apply click here:</p> <p><a href="http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Finance-Manager-Global/9276" target="_blank">http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Finance-Manager-Global/9276</a></p> <p><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/finance-manager-global-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/finance-manager-global-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom#comments United Kingdom (UK) Western Europe Jobs and Training Vacancies Digital Global Trends Phone/Mobile Print Radio Television News Media by Media Environment BBC Media Action Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:23:47 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9350825 at http://www.comminit.com PSAf Study to Characterize Sexual Minorities in Zambia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/psaf-study-characterize-sexual-minorities-zambia <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/ogrito_pic_2.jpg" alt="MSM" title="MSM" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>From Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf), September 2014 - PSAf, in collaboration with the National HIV/AIDS/STIs/TB Council of Zambia and the Tropical Diseases Research Centre (TDRC), undertook a study on the existence of sexual minorities. The research aimed at establishing the characteristics of sexual minorities in Zambia, their risk to HIV infection and other reproductive health problems in order to identify opportunities for interventions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/psaf-study-characterize-sexual-minorities-zambia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/psaf-study-characterize-sexual-minorities-zambia#comments Zambia Condoms Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination Epidemiology Young Men who have Sex with Men Empower MSM Sex Workers Transgender Services Person-to-Person Young Women and Girls Community Groups MDG 6. Combat Diseases Multiple Concurrent Partnerships (MCP) Research Gender Health Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Reduce Sexual Transmission Panos Global Policy Blogs HIV / AIDS Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:01:55 +0000 Panos Institute Southern Africa 9350812 at http://www.comminit.com Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to the roots http://www.comminit.com/global/content/story-lady-bike-rider-and-women-development-organizers-should-go-roots <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/page-9011.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="52" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Suman Chowdhury Mony, September 2 2014 - Every morning, one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road, just as a man might drive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/story-lady-bike-rider-and-women-development-organizers-should-go-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/story-lady-bike-rider-and-women-development-organizers-should-go-roots#comments Bangladesh Advocacy Blogs: Donors and the Development System Community Participation MDG 3. Gender Equality Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Gender Rights Women Featured Global Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:28:42 +0000 suman chowdhury mony 9350808 at http://www.comminit.com A radio drama with youth appeal for Somalia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/radio-drama-youth-appeal-somalia-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_43.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Jackie Christie, August 29 2014 - <strong><em>The assignments I take on for BBC Media Action sometimes take my breath away. Take my most recent project, for example: travel to the Horn of Africa and facilitate the creation of a 24-episode radio drama, I was told.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/radio-drama-youth-appeal-somalia-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/radio-drama-youth-appeal-somalia-0#comments Somalia Blogs: Media Development Blogs: Social Media and Development Mobile Populations Entertainment Community Media Entertainment Orgs Radio News Media Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Media Development Entertainment-Education Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:20:28 +0000 BBC Media Action 9350766 at http://www.comminit.com HIV Prevalence versus Incidence ... unpacking the confusion http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-prevalence-versus-incidence-unpacking-confusion <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/hiv_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Authors: David R Patient and Neil M Orr, August 29 2014 - Every few years a national HIV study comes out and people start to speak with great concern about the prevalence and incidence rates increasing. There seems to be a lot of confusion around the difference between the two. The purpose of this article is to unpack the difference between Prevalence and Incidence and explore each one’s relevance.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-prevalence-versus-incidence-unpacking-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-prevalence-versus-incidence-unpacking-confusion#comments South Africa Global Blogs: Global Health Policies Epidemiology Adolescent Sexual Health Person-to-Person Young Women and Girls Community Groups MDG 6. Combat Diseases Situation Analysis Question Government Departments Research Gender Prevention HIV AIDS HIV/AIDS, Young People, Research NGOs Women Youth Adolescent Development Global Policy Blogs HIV / AIDS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:07:34 +0000 davidpatient 9350765 at http://www.comminit.com Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Project http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-project <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/hwgo.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="51" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"[D]igitally literate women can bring about a lot of change in culture, thinking and social welfare."</p> <p>Through collaboration between Google and the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), amongst other partners (see below),&nbsp; with training through Community Information Resource Center (CIRC) of women, adolescent girls, and "dropout" girls across India, <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.hwgo.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Helping Women Go Online (HWGO</a>) aims to:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Communication Strategies:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The HWGO website is linked to a video channel on YouTube, which also carries instructional content (see Related Summaries below, as well as the video sample). The first step after the development of the website was a mass media campaign focused on women to promote the specially designed website, hosting "content covering the very basics of Internet and special content that is relevant for women in India, available both in Hindi and English." According to Google India, "women can also call a toll free helpline number 1800 41 999 77 to get answers for any queries that they may have about the Internet."</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The next step has involved a pilot training programme in the villages of Bhilwara in Rajasthan, which covered girl students in the age group of 13 to 18, housewives, and working women. "Basic Internet training content was created in Hindi to help the women understand how they can use the Internet in their day to day lives... Women were trained on basic Internet applications such as search, videos and email. Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras which are government run Internet centers across Bhilwara were used for the purpose."</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Research is planned to track the impact of the initiative on women in India.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Here is an example of an instruction video available on the website and video channel:</p> <object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/y8t2XDA4kLA?hl=en_GB&amp;version=3" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed src="//www.youtube.com/v/y8t2XDA4kLA?hl=en_GB&amp;version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="560" height="315" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-6"> <div class="field-label">Development Issues:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Women, Gender, New Technologies</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Key Points:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The initiative aims to help 50 million women get online by the end of 2014. The initiative was piloted in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, with a training of 100,000 women across two and a half months covering over 300 educational institutes, 500 households, 50+ villages, as well as the town of Bhilwara.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-partner-text"> <div class="field-label">Partner Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Google India, DEF, Community Information Resource Center (CIRC), Intel, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Axis Bank, IMRB (formerly "Indian Market Research Bureau"), (for website content: Johnson &amp; Johnson, Indiatimes.com, Healthkart.com, and Babyoye.com)</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/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-0">Helping Women Get Online (HWGO)</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/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-website-and-video-channel">Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Website and Video Channel</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.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-google-looks-to-empower-women-in-india-launches-help-get-women-online-initiative-1922112" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">dna website</a> of Diligent Media Corporation, August 29 2014, and email from DEF to The Communication Initiative on August 29 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-project#comments India Experiences Access Digital Film and Video MDG 3. Gender Equality Community Groups Phone/Mobile News/Information Education Foundations Gender NGOs Private Sector New Technologies Women Featured Global ICT for Development Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:07:02 +0000 jlevy 9350764 at http://www.comminit.com Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Website and Video Channel http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-website-and-video-channel <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 since 2014</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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/steps_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="57" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) is a website, YouTube video channel, and training project (see Related Summaries below) aimed to increase knowledge and access of Indian women to information and communication technology (ICT) usage through the internet and a telephone hotline.</p> <p>The website includes a step-by-step guide, covering, for example: how to use a computer, how to use the internet, how to find useful information online, and how to send an email.</p> <p>The aims are to:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.hwgo.com/" target="_blank">Click here to access this website.</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/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo">Helping Women Get Online (HWGO)</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 and three Indian languages including Hindi</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/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-0">Helping Women Get Online (HWGO)</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/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-project">Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Project </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.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-google-looks-to-empower-women-in-india-launches-help-get-women-online-initiative-1922112" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">dna website</a> of Diligent Media Corporation, August 29 2014, and email from the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) to The Communication Initiative on August 29 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-website-and-video-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/helping-women-get-online-hwgo-website-and-video-channel#comments India Materials Access Digital Film and Video Community Groups Phone/Mobile News/Information Education Foundations Gender New Technology Company NGOs Private Sector New Technologies Women Featured Global ICT for Development Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:55:12 +0000 jlevy 9350763 at http://www.comminit.com The What and Why of Taking an Evidence-based Approach to mHealth http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-and-why-taking-evidence-based-approach-mhealth <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mhtf.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="57" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <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"> Yogeeta Manglani </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">Monday, May 19, 2014</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>Maternal Health Task Force</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Because of the need to scale up mHealth initiatives reported by the Maternal Health Task Force, especially in maternal health, the Maternal Health Task Force held a technical meeting in April 2014 to gain insight into the idea of adequate evidence, the importance of evidence, and persistent gaps in evidence related to mHealth. This blog reports on some of the presentations; others are linked to <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.mhtf.org/mhealth-for-maternal-health-technical-meeting/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">their website here</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.mhtf.org/tag/mhealth-for-mh-blog-series/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </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/maternal-health-task-force-mhtf">Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF)</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.mhtf.org/tag/mhealth-for-mh-blog-series/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Maternal Health Task Force blog site</a>, August 28 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-and-why-taking-evidence-based-approach-mhealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-and-why-taking-evidence-based-approach-mhealth#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Digital Evaluation Methodologies MDG 5. Maternal Health Phone/Mobile Research NGOs Reproductive Health Featured Global Health Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:54:29 +0000 jlevy 9350750 at http://www.comminit.com Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges http://www.comminit.com/global/content/children-ict-and-development-capturing-potential-meeting-challenges <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/unicef_10.jpg" alt="" title="" width="82" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <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"> Dorothea Kleine </div> <div class="field-item even"> David Hollow </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sammia Poveda </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, January 1, 2013</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>IT4D Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London (Kleine, Poveda), Jigsaw Consult (Hollow)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This study on information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as mobile phones, computers, and the internet, examines the ways in which these tools can contribute to child-focused development goals. The <span> United Nations Children's Fund (</span>UNICEF) Office of Research - Innocenti initiated the study in collaboration with the ICT4D [ICT for Development] Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London and Jigsaw Consult. It is a mapping review of recent literature and expert opinion obtained through 35 in-depth interviews.</p> <p>Themes include:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/unicef_royalholloway_ict4dreport_final.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 70-page document in PDF format.</a> </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/node/275851">UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre</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.unicef-irc.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> The UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti website</a>, August 28 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: ©UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0918/Dormino</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/children-ict-and-development-capturing-potential-meeting-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/children-ict-and-development-capturing-potential-meeting-challenges#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Access Advocacy Digital Basic Education for All Children MDG 2. Universal Primary Education Quality Early Learning to Scale MDG 3. Gender Equality Civil Society Equity Phone/Mobile Development Assistance Economic Development Education MDG 8. Global Partnership Government Departments Research Gender NGOs Private Sector New Technologies United Nations Rights Featured UNICEF Global Children, Equity and Development Early Child Development ICT for Development Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:22:32 +0000 jlevy 9350746 at http://www.comminit.com