<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of Success http://comminit.com/global/content/empowering-women-and-girls-improve-nutrition-building-sisterhood-success <h4>Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice Issue 6</h4> <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, May 17, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><span>"Women are both disproportionately affected by malnutrition (60% of the world’s 800 million malnourished people are women) and critical actors in findings lasting solutions.... Nutrition justice will only be achieved when women are empowered and when policies and programmes are gender responsive."</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>From the series Scaling Up Nutrition in Practice, this issue focuses on vidence that rising gender equality and empowerment of women can cause ripple effects in family nutrition improvement, starting with girl child nutrition. The issue reviews the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) country experiences of working to implement changes to policy, legislation, and planning that empower women for improved nutrition, including:</span></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://docs.scalingupnutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/IN-PRACTICE-BRIEF-6-EMPOWERING-WOMEN-AND-GIRLS-TO-IMPROVE-NUTITION-BUILDING-A-SISTERHOOD-OF-SUCCESS.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 44-page document 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/sisterhood.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> Scaling up Nutr... </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="http://scalingupnutrition.org/news/category/sun-in-practice/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) website</a>, August 21 2017.</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/social-mobilisation-advocacy-and-communication-nutrition">Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/empowering-women-and-girls-improve-nutrition-building-sisterhood-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/empowering-women-and-girls-improve-nutrition-building-sisterhood-success#comments Burma / Myanmar Laos Malawi Senegal Sierra Leone Tajikistan Zimbabwe Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Participation Network Child Survival and Growth Person-to-Person Children Community Groups Interpersonal Government Departments SDG 2: No Hunger NGOs Health Nutrition Children, Equity and Development Global Health Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:23:25 +0000 Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) 9495461 at http://comminit.com Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age http://comminit.com/global/content/democratic-accountability-digital-age <h4>Research Brief I</h4> <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"> Anita Gurumurthy </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nandini Chami </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Deepti Bharthur </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2016 </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>IT for Change</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This paper summarises the key issues in the current digital governance scenario in India. It focuses on emerging technological practices in government and articulates the gaps in current legal-policy measures necessary to promote participatory democracy in the digital age.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/13010/Research-Brief-India-1.pdf?sequence=2&amp;isAllowed=y" target="_blank">Click here for the 11-page brief 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/india_3.png" alt="" title="Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age" 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"> Making All Voic... </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="https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/13010" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">OpenDocs from Institute of Development Studies (IDS)</a>, August 22 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> Deepti Bharthur</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/tale-two-consultations-online-participatory-practices-brazil">A Tale of Two Consultations: Online Participatory Practices in Brazil</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/open-data-philippines-issue-access-and-awareness">Open Data in the Philippines: An Issue of Access and Awareness</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/citizen-participation-and-rise-open-source-city-spain">Citizen Participation and the Rise of the Open Source City in Spain</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/digital-mapping-warwick-junction-and-remaking-space-notes-south-africa">Digital Mapping in Warwick Junction and the Remaking of &#039;Space&#039;: Notes from South Africa</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/when-digital-democracy-falls-short-insights-colombia">When Digital Democracy Falls Short: Insights from Colombia</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/when-top-down-visions-meet-grassroots-digital-activism-notes-netherlands">When Top Down Visions Meet Grassroots Digital Activism: Notes from Netherlands</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/new-pathways-citizen-agency-open-government-national-action-plans-uruguay">New Pathways for Citizen Agency: Open Government National Action Plans in Uruguay</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/democratic-accountability-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/democratic-accountability-digital-age#comments India Strategic Thinking Access Digital Community Participation Phone/Mobile News/Information Governance and Democracy Government Departments New Technology Company NGOs New Technologies Democracy and Governance Global ICT for Development Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:06:43 +0000 Making All Voices Count 9495459 at http://comminit.com Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C http://comminit.com/global/content/seventeen-ways-end-fgmc <h4>Lessons from the Field</h4> <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">Saturday, July 1, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: The <a href="http://www.unfpa.org/publications/accelerating-change-numbers" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">main document</a> analyses progress in quantitative terms, offering profiles of each of the 17 programme countries. A partnership between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Joint Programme works to apply a culturally sensitive, human-rights-based approach that strategically leverages social dynamics to promote abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). This companion booklet uses a qualitative and narrative approach to examine more specifically the challenges, complexities, and achievements on the ground. It explores the approaches the Joint Programme teams, partners, and activists employ to deconstruct the social norms that allow FGM/C to continue in many communities.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/17ways-web.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 80-page document 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/fgm.png" alt="" title="Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C" width="100" height="80" 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"> United Nations ... </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="http://www.unfpa.org/publications/seventeen-ways-end-fgmc" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNFPA website</a>, August 21 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> © UNFPA /Omar Gharzeddine</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/unfpa-unicef-joint-programme-female-genital-mutilationcutting-accelerating-change">UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/seventeen-ways-end-fgmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/seventeen-ways-end-fgmc#comments Africa Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Digital Community Participation Film and Video Multi-Media Innovations for Behaviour and Social Change Adolescent Physical Health Entertainment Live Performance Adolescent Sexual Health Folk Media Person-to-Person Children Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Visual Arts Gender and Adolescence School Curricula SDG 3: Good Health NGOs Gender SDG 5: Gender Equality Health Religious Groups United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women Youth UNFPA UNICEF Adolescent Development Communicating with, for and about children Global Health Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:56:41 +0000 United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA 9495449 at http://comminit.com Intergenerational Dialogue for Democracy http://comminit.com/global/content/intergenerational-dialogue-democracy <h4>International IDEA Discussion Paper 1/2017</h4> <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"> Tomaž Deželan </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, March 22, 2017</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>University of Ljubljana</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Democracy is about intergenerational equity, while a state of intergenerational equity strengthens the resilience of democracy." - Andrew Bradley, Director and Head of the Office of International IDEA to the European Union</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/intergenerational-dialogue-for-democracy.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 46-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/dbzd5gqwaaeb_jc.jpg" alt="" title="Intergenerational Dialogue for Democracy" 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"> International I... </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="http://www.idea.int/publications/catalogue/intergenerational-dialogue-democracy?lang=en" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">International IDEA website</a>, August 21 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> International IDEA</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/intergenerational-dialogue-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/intergenerational-dialogue-democracy#comments Eastern Europe/Central Asia Western Europe Strategic Thinking Advocacy Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Digital Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal SDG 16: Peace and Justice Governance and Democracy Government Departments NGOs New Technologies Democracy and Governance Global Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:48:24 +0000 International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistan 9495442 at http://comminit.com Putting America First Means Eradicating Polio: A Polio 'Hopes and Fears' Editorial http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial <p>The road to polio eradication has been nothing if not torturous. The initiative is credited with spectacular achievements - reducing the number of cases by more than 99 percent, providing vaccinations and other health services to children previously unreached, engendering scientific research to better track infectious diseases. But just as the effort seems closest to its ultimate destination, roadblocks appear. In 2003, it was a ban on polio immunizations in northern Nigeria that led to reinfection in 20 other countries. Starting in 2012, polio vaccinators in Pakistan were killed in brazen attacks on the program. In 2013 and 2014, an outbreak in the Horn of Africa paralyzed more than 200.</p> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial#comments United States Global Polio Communication Government Departments SDG 3: Good Health Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Global Polio Health Communication Network Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:22:13 +0000 Nellie Bristol - CSIS 9495422 at http://comminit.com Women, Faith and Human Rights http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights <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, June 24, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"Religious women advocates of the human rights agenda are rarely heard in global dialogues and negotiations, and when they are present, their voices and perspectives are often on the margins of these intergovernmental fora....This happens in spite of the important contributions they can - and do - make in public spaces and in religious narratives." - Margareta Grape and Azza Karam</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/WFHR.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 40-page summary paper.</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/title904557714.png" alt="" title="Women, Faith and Human Rights" width="100" height="66" 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"> United Nations ... </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Person-to-Person Interpersonal SDG 3: Good Health SDG 5: Gender Equality Religious Groups United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women UNFPA Global Health Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:53:06 +0000 United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA 9495413 at http://comminit.com Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT) http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat <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 User&#039;s Guide </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </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/title254039893.png" alt="" title="Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT)" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Part of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)'s suite of resources on social cohesion, this user's guide is a strategic tool designed to help senior management teams, programme officers, and managers better understand the potential of their country programme (CP) to integrate social cohesion activities into core programme areas. It features a simple questionnaire that can be administered by a peacebuilding specialist or an office's head of programming. The Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT) tool is intended for use by all humanitarian and development staff in country programmes, including those indirectly involved in integrating social cohesion into other core programming areas.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://publicationsteam.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jljdikjt-tlyhuhito-yu/" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 26-page guide in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://publicationsteam.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jljdikjt-tlyhuhito-jl/" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 24-page guide in French 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/4992">Catholic Relief Services (CRS)</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; French</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>24 (English); 26 (French)</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"> Catholic Relief... </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/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities">The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities</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 CRS publications - August 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> <a href="https://sites.nd.edu/contendingmodernities/2016/09/19/inter-religious-action-in-central-mindanao-applying-binding-bonding-and-bridging-a3b-to-land-conflict/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Inter-Religious Action in Central Mindanao: Applying Binding, Bonding, and Bridging (A3B) to Land Conflict</a>, by Atalia Omer, Contending Modernities, September 19 2016</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat#comments Global Materials Causes of Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Conflict SDG 16: Peace and Justice Governance and Democracy Research Religious Groups Global Fragile Contexts Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:39 +0000 Catholic Relief Services - Research and Publications 9495410 at http://comminit.com The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </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/cohesion.png" alt="" title="The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities" width="100" height="99" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Discussions involving social cohesion generally evoke thoughts about trust, tolerance, harmony, ties and networks."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/tools-research/crs_ties_rev-08-03-2017_web.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 77-page in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="https://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/tools-research/crs_ties_fr_final_web.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 86-page in French 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/4992">Catholic Relief Services (CRS)</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; French</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>77 (English); 86 (French)</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"> Catholic Relief... </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/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat">Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT)</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 CRS publications - August 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities#comments Global Materials Strategic Thinking Causes of Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Conflict SDG 16: Peace and Justice Religious Groups USAID Global Fragile Contexts Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:48:43 +0000 Catholic Relief Services - Research and Publications 9495404 at http://comminit.com Faith-Based Approaches to Transforming Masculinities for Gender Justice & Equality: A Two-Day Consultation http://comminit.com/global/content/faith-based-approaches-transforming-masculinities-gender-justice-equality-two-day-consul <h4>Summary Report</h4> <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">Thursday, December 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"[D]espite the promise of faith-based approaches to gender equality, there is extremely limited availability of systematic review or systematized evidence to support this work."</em></p> <p> MenEngage Alliance and Tearfund organised a 2-day consultation in Washington, D.C., United States (US) in August 2016 to collectively explore and gain better understanding of faith-based approaches to transforming masculinities for gender justice. Twenty-two gender experts, including some faith leaders, from within and outside the Alliance and faith-based organisations, came together to share experiences, explore lessons learned from working with faith-based approaches for gender equality, and begin to develop a joint agenda. This report summarises the discussions.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://menengage.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Faith-Based-Approaches-Consultation-Summary-Report.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 32-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/menengagepic.png" alt="" title="Faith-Based Approaches to Transforming Masculinities for Gender Justice &amp; Equality: A Two-Day Consultation" width="100" height="53" 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"> MenEngage </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="http://menengage.org/faith-based-approaches-to-transforming-masculinities-summary-report-of-a-two-day-consultation/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">MenEngage website</a>, August 17 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/faith-based-approaches-transforming-masculinities-gender-justice-equality-two-day-consul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/faith-based-approaches-transforming-masculinities-gender-justice-equality-two-day-consul#comments Global Strategic Thinking Person-to-Person Interpersonal NGOs Gender SDG 5: Gender Equality Religious Groups Rights Global Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:34:04 +0000 MenEngage 9495398 at http://comminit.com Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors <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"> Briefing Series </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, 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/brides_0.png" alt="" title="Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Developed by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in collaboration with Girls Not Brides, this series of 10 briefs provides a short, accessible introduction to incorporating and measuring child marriage prevention and response throughout the programme lifecycle within a variety of sectoral and cross-sectoral programming. The overview brief and accompanying sector briefs are intended to serve as quick, go-to resources for a broad audience and may be of particular use during the needs assessment and programme design stages.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/resource-centre/child-marriage-brief-role-of-sectors/" target="_blank">Click here to access the 10 briefs.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/1.-Overview-Addressing-child-marriage-role-of-diff-sectors.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access the 12-page overview brief 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/5506">International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/girls-not-brides">Girls Not Brides</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>4 pages each (sector briefs), with a 12-page overview brief</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"> Girls Not Brides </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="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/resource-centre/child-marriage-brief-role-of-sectors" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Girls Not Brides website</a>, August 16 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors#comments Global Materials Person-to-Person Children Indicators Interpersonal News/Information Research NGOs Gender SDG 5: Gender Equality Rights Youth Communicating with, for and about children Global Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:42:28 +0000 Girls Not Brides 9495395 at http://comminit.com