<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide http://www.comminit.com/global/content/planning-communication-agricultural-disaster-risk-management-field-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">Sunday, February 1, 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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/agriccomms1.jpg" alt="" title="Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Published by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), this field guide provides an overview on how to assess rural people's communication needs and how to plan and implement communication for development (ComDev) activities in the context of disaster risk management, crisis preparedness, and emergency response in agriculture, food security, and nutrition. It also provides guidance on how to apply ComDev to enhance the overall participatory planning and results monitoring processes within Agricultural Disaster Risk Management (ADRM), ensuring multi-stakeholder dialogue and participation.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.fao.org/3/a-i5277e.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the field guide 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/5667">Food and Agriculture Organisation of The United Nations</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free download </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</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>114</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/food-and-agricultural-organization-fao" title="View user profile.">Food and Agricu...</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.fao.org/publications/card/en/c/ae800dea-60ca-4640-a3c1-f457fb5538c3/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Food and Agriculture Organization website</a> on May 27 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/planning-communication-agricultural-disaster-risk-management-field-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/planning-communication-agricultural-disaster-risk-management-field-guide#comments Global Materials Access Advocacy Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal News/Information Environment NGOs Natural Resources Management Nutrition United Nations Risk Management Featured FAO Global Natural Resource Management Africa Mon, 30 May 2016 21:41:29 +0000 Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) 9380596 at http://www.comminit.com Social Media Strategy Development - A Guide to Using Social Media for Public Health Communication http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-media-strategy-development-guide-using-social-media-public-health-communication <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, May 24, 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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/tweets_0.png" alt="" title="Social Media Strategy Development - A Guide to Using Social Media for Public Health Communication" width="100" height="82" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This guide from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) provides public health organisations, especially those in the European Union (UN), with a practical approach to integrate social media into their overall communication activities. It focuses on identifying effective ways to use social media to enhance crisis, risk, and corporate communication with regard to communicable disease prevention and control. ECDC describes social media as "effective two-way communication platforms for listening, informing, educating, and empowering people about health issues" that "can also be used to collect surveillance data.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Publications/social-media-strategy-guide-for-public-health-communication.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 50-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/content/european-centre-disease-prevention-and-control-ecdc">European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)</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>50</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/european-centre-disease-prevention-and-control-ecdc" title="View user profile.">European 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://crofsblogs.typepad.com/h5n1/2016/05/ecdc-social-media-in-public-health-communication.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">H5N1 blog</a>, May 25 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-media-strategy-development-guide-using-social-media-public-health-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-media-strategy-development-guide-using-social-media-public-health-communication#comments Eastern Europe/Central Asia Western Europe Materials Access Digital Ebola Communication Network Interpersonal Phone/Mobile News/Information Government Departments Health Immunisation and Vaccines Nutrition Risk Management Global Health ICT for Development Fri, 27 May 2016 16:30:33 +0000 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) 9380585 at http://www.comminit.com Effective Vaccine Communication during the Disneyland Measles Outbreak http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effective-vaccine-communication-during-disneyland-measles-outbreak <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"> David A. Broniatowski </div> <div class="field-item even"> Karen M. Hilyard </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Dredze </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">Wednesday, May 11, 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>The George Washington University (<em>Broniatowski</em>); University of Georgia (<em>Hilyard</em>); Johns Hopkins University (<em>Dredze</em>)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Both social media and provider recommendations can influence parental decision-making about vaccination, and our findings suggest practical implications and future research questions for public health communicators and clinicians."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.comminit.com/health/content/effective-vaccine-communication-during-disneyland-measles-outbreak" target="_blank">Click here to read the paper online or to download it in PDF format (4 pages).</a></div> <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/gist.png" alt="" title="Effective Vaccine Communication during the Disneyland Measles Outbreak" width="100" height="45" 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/broniatowski" title="View user profile.">broniatowski</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><em>Vaccine</em> (2016) - doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.04.044</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effective-vaccine-communication-during-disneyland-measles-outbreak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effective-vaccine-communication-during-disneyland-measles-outbreak#comments United States Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Person-to-Person Interpersonal News/Information Immunisation and Vaccines Featured Global Health Fri, 27 May 2016 13:21:56 +0000 broniatowski 9380574 at http://www.comminit.com Media and Elections: A Guide for Electoral Practitioners http://www.comminit.com/global/content/media-and-elections-guide-electoral-practitioners <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"> David Ward </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, April 21, 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/cq5dam.web_.460.306.jpeg" alt="" title="Media and Elections: A Guide for Electoral Practitioners " width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>[T]he electorate and political actors have the right to freely discuss political issues and public policies and to express opinions. Voters and candidates rely heavily on access to the media to both impart and receive information. This requires an open and diverse media that can provide balanced and impartial coverage and equitable access for competing candidates and parties."</em></p> <p> This guide is designed to be a key reference tool for electoral practitioners, including electoral management bodies (EMBs), independent broadcasting authorities, and international assistance providers - all of whom can have an important role to play with the media, both in terms of safeguarding the role of an independent press in the electoral processes but also in using it effectively to communicate with the public to get their own messages out.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/democratic-governance/electoral_systemsandprocesses/media-and-elections--a-guide-for-electoral-practitioners.html" target="_blank">Click here in order to download the resource in Arabic, English, French, or Spanish.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/Democratic%20Governance/Electoral%20Systems%20and%20Processes/2038C-UNDP-Media_and_Elections_LR.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 120-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/5496">United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)</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>Arabic, English, French, Spanish</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>120 (English)</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-nations-development-programme-undp" title="View user profile.">United Nations ...</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>New Media Development Publications July - December 2015, sent from CAMECO to The Communication Initiative on Februatry 18 2016. <em>Image caption/credit:</em> "Media Monitors based on factual information assess the professionalism and impartiality of the Georgian media." Mariam Janashia/UNDP</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/media-and-elections-guide-electoral-practitioners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/media-and-elections-guide-electoral-practitioners#comments Global Materials Digital Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Print News/Information Radio Television United Nations Featured Democracy and Governance Global Media Development Fri, 27 May 2016 11:49:58 +0000 United Nations Development Programme - UNDP 9380570 at http://www.comminit.com Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families http://www.comminit.com/global/content/opportunity-all-technology-and-learning-lower-income-families <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"> Victoria J. Rideout </div> <div class="field-item even"> Vikki S. Katz </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">Wednesday, February 3, 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>Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Substantial digital inequalities still exist....Among youth, being under-connected [to the internet] means that critical opportunities to develop creative projects, take advantage of educational media, explore extracurricular programs, and complete homework, are limited."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/jgcc_opportunityforall.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 48-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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/635900384474785456-d0-blline-video-games-18000287.jpg" alt="" title="Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families" width="100" height="75" 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/joan-ganz-cooney-center" title="View user profile.">Joan Ganz Coone...</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.joanganzcooneycenter.org/publication/opportunity-for-all-technology-and-learning-in-lower-income-families/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Joan Ganz Cooney Center website</a> and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/02/06/465587073/how-limited-internet-access-can-subtract-from-kids-education" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">How Limited Internet Access Can Subtract From Kids' Education"</a>, by Alina Selyukh, New Hampshire Public Radio, February 6 2016 - both accessed on May 26 2016. <em>Image credit:</em> Will Kincaid, AP</p> </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/always-connected-new-digital-media-habits-young-children">Always Connected: The New Digital Media Habits of Young Children</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/aprendiendo-en-casa-media-learning-tool-among-hispanic-latino-families">Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/aprendiendo-juntos-learning-together-synthesis-cross-sectorial-convening-hispanic-latino">Aprendiendo Juntos (Learning Together): Synthesis of a Cross-Sectorial Convening on Hispanic-Latino Families and Digital Technologies</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/opportunity-all-technology-and-learning-lower-income-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/opportunity-all-technology-and-learning-lower-income-families#comments United States Strategic Thinking Access Digital Children Quality Early Learning to Scale Entertainment Interpersonal Phone/Mobile News/Information Education Research Sesame Workshop Global Early Child Development ICT for Development SesameWorkshop Thu, 26 May 2016 18:47:54 +0000 Joan Ganz Cooney Center 9380559 at http://www.comminit.com Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design http://www.comminit.com/global/content/diverse-families-and-media-using-research-inspire-design <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"> A Casebook &amp; Design Guide </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"> Amber Levinson </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sinem Siyahhan </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Briana Pressey </div> <div class="field-item even"> Katie Headrick Taylor </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">Thursday, October 29, 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://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/kids_1.png" alt="" title="Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"A one-size-fits-all model of product development is all too often the norm in the children's media industry. The implications for equity here are of course, enormous." - Lori Takeuchi</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/jgcc_diversefamilies.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 42-page guide 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/content/joan-ganz-cooney-center-sesame-workshop-1">Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop</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>42</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/joan-ganz-cooney-center" title="View user profile.">Joan Ganz Coone...</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.joanganzcooneycenter.org/publication/diverse-families-and-media-using-research-to-inspire-design/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Joan Ganz Cooney Center website</a>, May 26 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/diverse-families-and-media-using-research-inspire-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/diverse-families-and-media-using-research-inspire-design#comments United States Materials Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Children Quality Early Learning to Scale Entertainment Interpersonal Phone/Mobile News/Information Television Research NGOs Featured Sesame Workshop Global Early Child Development Entertainment-Education SesameWorkshop Thu, 26 May 2016 16:34:13 +0000 Joan Ganz Cooney Center 9380555 at http://www.comminit.com Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition] http://www.comminit.com/global/content/programming-right-be-heard-learning-companion-revised-edition <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"> Adrienne Hopkins </div> <div class="field-item even"> Carol Brady </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ali Brownlie </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">Tuesday, April 8, 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/heard.png" alt="" title="Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition]" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The Right to Be Heard encompasses many elements, including voice, participation, rights, governance, accountability and transparency..."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/oxfam/bitstream/10546/254793/20/ml-right-to-be-heard-learning-companion-040414-en.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the Learning Companion 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/5249">Oxfam Publications - Oxfam GB</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>105</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/oxfam-publishing" title="View user profile.">Oxfam Publishing</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/right-be-heard">Right to Be Heard</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/raising-her-voice-rhv">Raising Her Voice (RHV)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/womens-right-be-heard-evaluation-oxfam-gbs-raising-her-voice-portfolio">Women&#039;s Right to Be Heard: An Evaluation of Oxfam GB&#039;s &quot;Raising Her Voice&quot; Portfolio</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://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/the-right-to-be-heard-framework-a-learning-companion-254793" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Oxfam website</a>, May 26 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/programming-right-be-heard-learning-companion-revised-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/programming-right-be-heard-learning-companion-revised-edition#comments Global Materials Advocacy MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Community Participation Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Economic Development Gender NGOs Rights Women Youth Featured Democracy and Governance Global Thu, 26 May 2016 15:41:10 +0000 Oxfam Publishing 9380550 at http://www.comminit.com Roots of Racism http://www.comminit.com/global/content/roots-racism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-length"> <div class="field-label">Length:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 09&#039;10&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Year of Production:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, March 17, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"We kept our culture alive....Now it's up to us to...stand up against racism and say 'no more'."</em></p> <p> What is racism, and where does it come from? These are the questions driving this animated film, created by the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://thehealthyaboriginal.net/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN)</a> for the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.indigenousyouthwellness.ca" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Indigenous Youth Wellness Project: Cuystwi</a> at Canada's Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) Indigenous Health. In the video, Kayla takes her younger brother Nate back in time to show him how racism started in Canada.</p> <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/field/image/racism.png" alt="" title="Roots of Racism" width="100" height="51" 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/healthy-aboriginal-network-sean-muir" title="View user profile.">Healthy Aborigi...</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 Sean Muir to The Communication Initiative on May 24 2016.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/roots-racism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/roots-racism#comments Global Thu, 26 May 2016 13:43:48 +0000 Healthy Aboriginal Network - Sean Muir 9380546 at http://www.comminit.com Using radio to tackle stigma and pain http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-radio-tackle-stigma-and-pain-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_tanzania.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="65" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: BBC Media Action's Alice Mbelwa, May 25 2014 - Heavily pregnant, experiencing difficulties and far from any medical professionals, Adelina, a farmer from Kobunshwi in north-west Tanzania, wasn’t able to get the help she needed.</p> <p>Complications during childbirth led to the death of her baby and left her with obstetric fistula, which is a hole between the birth canal and bladder or rectum. This serious injury is usually the result of prolonged, obstructed (often unattended) labour.</p> <p>Adelina lived with discomfort caused by chronic incontinence and the stigma associated with the condition for five years.</p> <p>Until one day Alfred her uncle, an avid radio listener, heard something that caught his attention.</p> <p>A reporter on Haba na Haba (Little by Little) our discussion show, was telling listeners about free medical treatment to repair obstetric fistula. It was this crucial information that led to Adelina seeking treatment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-radio-tackle-stigma-and-pain-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-radio-tackle-stigma-and-pain-0#comments Tanzania Blogs: Global Health Policies Person-to-Person Community Media News/Information Radio Health News Media NGOs Reproductive Health Women BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Health Wed, 25 May 2016 16:03:13 +0000 BBC Media Action 9380515 at http://www.comminit.com The 'othering' of development and SDGs http://www.comminit.com/global/content/othering-development-and-sdgs <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/capture_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="50" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, May 25 2016 - Development discourse has often about paid attention to problems of developing countries, and till recently the analysis was largely done by those in developed countries.&nbsp; Developing countries are the "other" in the relationship - to be dissected, analysed and solutions given.&nbsp; The Millennium Development Goals applied to the "other" countries.</p> <p>The Sustainable Development Goals, on the other hand, pertain to both developed and developing countries.&nbsp; This is definitely a progress.</p> <p>However, the 'othering' of development continues in indirect ways. <br />&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/othering-development-and-sdgs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/othering-development-and-sdgs#comments Global Advocacy Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Blogs: Donors and the Development System Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Economic Development Government Departments NGOs United Nations Rights Featured Global Policy Blogs Wed, 25 May 2016 15:44:28 +0000 Ranjani.K.Murthy 9380514 at http://www.comminit.com