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Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has become available within Media Action
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PSAf Study to Characterize Sexual Minorities in Zambia

PSAf Study to Characterize Sexual Minorities in Zambia
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. ...
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Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to ...

Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to the roots
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 ...
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A radio drama with youth appeal for Somalia

A radio drama with youth appeal for Somalia
Author: Jackie Christie, August 29 2014 - 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 ...
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HIV Prevalence versus Incidence ... unpacking the confusion

HIV Prevalence versus Incidence ... unpacking the confusion
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 ...
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Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Project

Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Project
"[D]igitally literate women can bring about a lot of change in culture, thinking and social welfare." Through collaboration between Google and the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), amongst other partners (see below),  with training ...
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Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Website and Video Channel

Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) Website and Video Channel
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 ...
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The What and Why of Taking an Evidence-based Approach to mHealth

The What and Why of Taking an Evidence-based Approach to mHealth
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 ...
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Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges

Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges
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 United Nations Children's Fund ...
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Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Polio Eradication ...

Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Polio Eradication for Afghanistan
"As the newly elected government establishes itself, it is critical that the national commitment to achieving polio eradication is maintained at the highest level."
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Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Polio Eradication ...

Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Polio Eradication for Pakistan
"The Technical Advisory Group on Polio Eradication for Pakistan (TAG) conducted a meeting on 2-3 June 2014, during a time when the Pakistan programme is at a 'critical crossroads'....In the four months preceding the meeting, 86% of global polio ...
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour Change Communication Programme
"...reviewers have called for more rigorous outcome evaluation designs in the manner conducted here."
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Using Child Helplines to Protect Children from School Violence

Using Child Helplines to Protect Children from School Violence
"All over the world, irrespective of income levels, class or culture, children are faced with violence and abuse in schools.... In fact, child helplines worldwide receive an average of ten contacts per day, every day, about violence and abuse."
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Communication for Rural Development Sourcebook

Communication for Rural Development Sourcebook
"Today more than ever smallholders and rural communities require access to information and communication to make their voices heard and change their lives for the better. Communication for Development [ComDev] facilitates dialogue and ...
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BBC Media Action's Work on Health

BBC Media Action's Work on Health
This video describes BBC Media Action’s work with media and communication to "provide health information and explore social and cultural norms that affect good health" in economically poor areas and developing countries.
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HIV and Persons in Prison in Pakistan

HIV and Persons in Prison in Pakistan
Authors: Shoaib Raza Butt and Rana Tassawar Ali, August 28 2014 - It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 people with HIV-positive status in Pakistan. Among them, injecting drug users (IDUs), general population and sex workers are ...
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Investing in young children makes good business sense

Investing in young children makes good business sense
Author: Michael Feigelson, August 25 2014 - In 2007, The Lancet medical journal published an article stating that more than 200 million children under five fail to reach their potential in cognitive development because of poverty, poor health and ...
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Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study

Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study
"[W]hile technology has the potential to amplify citizens' voices, it must be accompanied by clear political goals and other factors to increase their clout." Drawing upon case studies from 9 programmes around the world and a citizen ...
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Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak
Author: Margaret Miller, cross-posted from The World Bank website, August 22 2014 - In the wake of the current Ebola crisis, the 2011 movie Contagion (See the trailer here) directed by Steven Soderbergh has repeatedly been cited as one of the ...
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Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America 2013

Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America 2013
"...[T]he media children use can have a profound impact - both positive and negative - on learning, social development, and behavior. The only way to maximize the positive impact of media on children is to have an accurate understanding of the ...
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Are Gender-Sensitive Evaluations and Feminist Evaluations Different?

Are Gender-Sensitive Evaluations and Feminist Evaluations Different?
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, cross-posted from the Gender and Evaluation international community of practice, August 21 2014 - In evaluation conferences, at times I hear "I do feminist evaluations, and not gender evaluations. Feminist evaluation ...
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Global Conversation on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda - Video

Global Conversation on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda - Video
This video explains the origin of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the year 2000 and the ways in which people are interacting to share opinions on the next set of post-2015 goals as the deadline for the first set, the MDGs, approaches.
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Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People

Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People
This BBC Media Action programme provides vulnerable communities with information on emergency services and advice on living amidst disaster and working towards recovery. It is a two-way communication programme, also aiming to give affected people ...
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International Development Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

International Development Ideas, Experience, and Prospects
Includes a Foreword by Amartya Sen A key reference and resource for scholars, graduate students, practitioners, and policy-makers Addresses questions of state, society, economy, security, sustainability, and the real-life experiences of ...
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Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis

Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis
Author: Kathryn Bertram, crossposted from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) website on August 21 2014 - During a capacity building workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone this past June, the mood was understandably tense as Ebola ...
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Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be ...

Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be Made to Work Practicably at Scale
"Public health decision-making requires knowledge of not just whether something works under particular circumstances but also how, when, and why for broad application."
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Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) - UNICEF - Pakistan

Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) - UNICEF - Pakistan
PURPOSE OF THE POST The purpose of this announcement is to solicit candidates for the position of Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) in the Pakistan Country Office. This Post will need training expert in communications and social mobilization ...
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Associates, Research & Insight team - M&C Saatchi World Services - London, ...

Associates, Research & Insight team - M&C Saatchi World Services - London, United Kingdom
About M&C Saatchi: M&C Saatchi is the world’s largest independent communications network, with 31 global centres of excellence, and partner offices worldwide. We offer a powerful combination of global communication expertise with ...
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Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners

Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners
The Self-Assessment Toolkit (SAT) is a community radio tool from Indian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) Community Radio Facilitation Centre (CCFC) assembled as part of the project ...
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CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas

CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas
Published by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA), this 8-page guide is designed to help broadcasters in Ebola-affected areas "to develop a clear strategy to ensure that they are able to provide continuous and effective operations ...
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Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society

Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society
Author: Allison Tunnoch, August 19 2014, crossposted from The WVoice, a publication of Women's Voices Now - "Honor killings are acts of vengeance, usually death, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have ...
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Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
"The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) recognizes the human rights violations integral to child, early and forced marriage as well negative implications related to poverty, education, health and sexual and reproductive ...
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Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and ...

Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
"Awareness of the legalities of child marriage - it's outlawed in most countries around the world - has little bearing on behaviour because customary laws, social norms and poverty-driven economic needs often trump national policies and ...
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MediCapt App

MediCapt App
"MediCapt is a mobile application, under development by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), to help clinicians more effectively collect, document, and preserve forensic medical evidence of sexual ...
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Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?

Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?
"Mobilization around the problem of child marriage has been very successful. A shared vision and narrative of the promising or successful program examples at all levels will help drive resources toward programs and research that will contribute ...
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Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives

Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives
Author: Bhuwan Timilsina, August 19 2014 - Every year in far west Nepal, the great river Mahkali brings tragedy to the lives of those living near it. Last month, as the annual monsoon rains beat down, it was no different: severe flooding and ...
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