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Girl Rising
May 20, 2016

Girl Rising

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"To me the common thread for the girls in the film, was that they each believed (against all evidence) that they deserved more. They just had a deep sense of their own power and potential. For many of the girls we profiled, they often found an ...

Neenv (Shiksha Ka Sawal) Campaign
May 17, 2016

Neenv (Shiksha Ka Sawal) Campaign

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Launched in May 2015 in Sikar, a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in western India, Neenv (meaning "Foundation "in Hindi) is an initiative to strengthen 30,000+ government schools through citizen audit for quality public education for all ...

Polio Endgame Tokelau Workshop
May 13, 2016

Polio Endgame Tokelau Workshop

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"...just as the Western Pacific Region was seen as a leader in polio eradication by being the second ever WHO region to be certified as polio-free, it can also be a champion in the implementation of the polio endgame..." In July 2015, the United ...

Materials from Handwashing Think Tanks
May 12, 2016

Materials from Handwashing Think Tanks

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"It is clear that there are opportunities for the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing to continue to share knowledge about what does and does not work in behavior change and to promote advocacy for hygiene at the global and national ...

Playback Theatre
May 11, 2016

Playback Theatre

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"We discover who we are by telling our stories." Playback Theatre is an interactive form of improvisational theatre in which audience members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot. Playback Theatre is used in a range ...

Mission 1000
May 11, 2016

Mission 1000

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"Mission 1000 about standing up and saying, I can protect myself, I refuse to be intimidated". Every year, Mission 1000 tries to reach out to 1,000 underprivileged children and women across India to transform their lives by providing free ...

ICT-Enabled Info-Kiosks for Knowledge-Based Community Empowerment of NREGA Workers
May 11, 2016

ICT-Enabled Info-Kiosks for Knowledge-Based Community Empowerment of NREGA ...

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"...simplified information access for people at the grassroots..." In 2010, OneWorld Foundation India launched an information and communication technology (ICT) initiative to help empower workers about an Indian labour law and social security ...

Immunization Partners' Meeting on Advocacy, Communication, and Community Engagement for Routine Immunization
May 4, 2016

Immunization Partners' Meeting on Advocacy, Communication, and Community ...

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"Through our partnership we can help each other to ensure that communication and community engagement are systematically included in immunization programs in order to achieve our global immunization targets." - Dr. Robin Nandy, Chief, ...

Close the Immunization Gap
May 3, 2016

Close the Immunization Gap

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"No child should be denied the right to immunization for unfair reasons, including economic or social causes. All barriers must be overcome." - Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General Launched during World Immunization Week 2015, this multiyear ...

NyayaPath: An Access to Justice Initiative
May 3, 2016

NyayaPath: An Access to Justice Initiative

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Launched in 2013, this project is centred around an info kiosk to disseminate information on rights and entitlements of economically poor and marginalised communities in the Indian states of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Under the Access to Justice ...

Radio Saathi App
May 2, 2016

Radio Saathi App

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"We understood from the very onset that the role of the CR community in the creation of such a learning tool was pivotal..." The Radio Saathi app is an Android mobile application for multimedia-based training for individuals in India who are ...

Mobile Vaani
April 29, 2016

Mobile Vaani

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Mobile Vaani (MV) is a mobile-based voice media platform for underserved areas in India whereby users generate content in their own local dialect through Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Created by Gram Vaani, the intelligent IVR system allows ...

Le We Tap Ebola (Let Us Stop Ebola)
April 27, 2016

Le We Tap Ebola (Let Us Stop Ebola)

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"In order to get to zero Ebola cases, we must all work together. Every Sierra Leonean must take responsibility to ensure that our families, our communities, and our country will end Ebola." "Le We Tap Ebola", meaning "Let Us Stop Ebola", is a ...

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA)
April 26, 2016

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for ...

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"As an intervention research initiative we chose to offer a package of activities that included the engagement of key actors and mentors from the community and active engagement of a research process to ensure that the effort produced rigorous ...

Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Improve Malaria Treatment in the Community in Uganda
April 15, 2016

Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Improve Malaria Treatment in the Community ...

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Based on the belief that community health workers can help patients in remote locations access prompt treatment for malaria, including artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), in this study in Uganda, community health workers (CHWs) - ...

Step It Up for Gender Equality Media Compact
April 11, 2016

Step It Up for Gender Equality Media Compact

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Launched in March 2016 by UN Women during a side event of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, this alliance of international, regional, and national media outlets is working as gender champions to galvanise attention and ...

Global Population Speak Out
April 6, 2016

Global Population Speak Out

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"I would like to see people talk about this issue, this radical upward trajectory in our numbers. I'd love to see people discuss that, and then not forget about it the next day when there are 200,000 more people at the breakfast table. I don't ...

No Hoodie No Honey Social Media Campaign
April 5, 2016

No Hoodie No Honey Social Media Campaign

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Launched in December 2013, the No Hoodie No Honey (No Condom, No Sex) social media campaign is designed to reach young people in Nigeria, especially girls aged 15-24, with information on sexual and reproductive health (SRH), including safer sex. ...

Right Method, Right Time, My Choice
April 1, 2016

Right Method, Right Time, My Choice

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Right Time, Right Method, My Choice is a behaviour change campaign designed to improve increase contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) by 5 percentage points in the 11 districts in Indonesia where the campaign is being implemented over 3 years ...

WeFarm
March 31, 2016

WeFarm

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WeFarm is a worldwide peer to peer knowledge sharing network, building a bank of the world's farming knowledge, then making it available to anyone anywhere, in any language, and on any device - even the most basic mobile phone. This collaborative ...

Act Now For Tomorrow
March 17, 2016

Act Now For Tomorrow

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This digital mapping project was launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to help young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them. The global climate map is ...

Universe Within: Digital Lives in the Global Highrise
March 16, 2016

Universe Within: Digital Lives in the Global Highrise

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"Never in history have we humans been so networked and migratory, yet so segregated within our own cities and apartment buildings. Through our communications devices, we feel closer to people halfway around the world than to the person only a few ...

Singha Durbar (Madam Prime Minister)
March 15, 2016

Singha Durbar (Madam Prime Minister)

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"What if we could create a fictional road map to good governance, firmly rooted in reality, believable, yet reaching for the stars? What if it sparked conversations around the country about how to redefine what good leadership means for Nepal? ...

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)
March 9, 2016

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)

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Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE) was an initiative to improve retention and transition rates for marginalised girls in Malawi by increasing their access to education and engaging communities through a social mobilisation campaign model. This ...

Involvement of Boys through Interactive BCC/IEC to Enhance Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health in Northern Uganda
March 4, 2016

Involvement of Boys through Interactive BCC/IEC to Enhance Adolescent and ...

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The Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) engaged in a project in the Lira and Alebtong districts of Uganda to involve boys in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) through the use of interactive behaviour change communication ...

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project
March 3, 2016

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project

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Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF) or Health Center by Phone, is an mHealth project in Malawi originally designed to increase access to timely and appropriate maternal, neonatal, and child health information, advice and care. The project combined a ...

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign
February 16, 2016

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign

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"Children are eager to learn and adapt to new behavior changes while also applying those behaviors formed in their early lives..." Implemented by Sesame Workshop, "Raho Swacch, Jiyo Mast" is an Indian adaptation of the multi-country campaign ...

Engaging Communities in Preparation for Third Round of Polio Vaccination Campaign
February 1, 2016

Engaging Communities in Preparation for Third Round of Polio Vaccination ...

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"Everyone has a role to play in bringing this vaccine to children. Families need the facts about polio and the value of immunization. Please talk to your friends and neighbors. Teach children about polio at school. Go out into your community to ...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)

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Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central and southern Malawi in order to keep girls in school. The project is training young female teachers ...

The Good Life Network
January 20, 2016

The Good Life Network

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The Good Life Network is a "pop-up" health and development television channel airing between December 1 2015 and March 31 2016 on satellite television in South Africa. Programmes cover nutrition, health, fitness, human rights, youth sexuality, ...

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through Community Videos in Niger
January 19, 2016

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through ...

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Since 2012, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project and Digital Green have collaborated to produce a series of videos to encourage better maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) ...

Kwanele
January 18, 2016

Kwanele

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Launched in July 2015, Kwanele is a five-year pilot programme working in 20 schools in Khayelitsha township in South Africa to decrease the high level of gender-based and sexual violence in schools and ensure a safe learning environment for ...

World's Largest Lesson
January 5, 2016

World's Largest Lesson

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"If every school in the world teaches children about these goals, we will help them become the generation that changed the world." Through its various entertaining yet educational resources and activities, this collaborative education project is ...

Supplementary Immunization Activities for Measles and Rubella Vaccine in Vanuatu
December 17, 2015

Supplementary Immunization Activities for Measles and Rubella Vaccine in Vanuatu

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In early 2015, the Ministry of Health (MoH) Vanuatu in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA) for measles and rubella (MR) ...

CORE Group Working Groups
December 15, 2015

CORE Group Working Groups

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The CORE Group works toward building "a world of healthy communities, where no woman or child dies of preventable causes". It seeks to fulfill that vision by working with its 50+ member organisations and network of partners to generate ...

HPV Vaccine Lessons Learnt
December 10, 2015

HPV Vaccine Lessons Learnt

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To aid decisionmakers interested in HPV vaccine introduction or scale-up, in 2014–2015 the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LHTM) and PATH conducted a comprehensive review of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivery ...

Pakistan: Polio Communication Capacity Building
November 19, 2015

Pakistan: Polio Communication Capacity Building

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"[P]olio is a disease of illiteracy. We have several segments of the community that to date don't even know what polio is, or how to prevent polio, or about the benefit of vaccinating a child. Otherwise, polio should have been eradicated long ...

Nganyi Community Resource Centre
November 5, 2015

Nganyi Community Resource Centre

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"The Nganyi clan is known for being gifted in predicting rain. But they have faced challenges recently in delivering accurate forecasts, perhaps due to rapid climatic changes. As a result they have been losing people's trust....At the same time, ...

Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements
November 4, 2015

Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements

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"A basis for participatory consultation has been laid, with the help of data collected through the work of local civil society organisations. The provision of validated data in an easily understood, mapped form provides a good basis for dialogue ...

Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of Climate Change (ICTWCC)
November 4, 2015

Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of ...

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"Information and communication technologies (ICTs) not only help advance weather forecasting and climate monitoring, but are also essential in disseminating information to large audiences, for example via portals and mobile phones. This can help ...

Chilika Lagoon
November 3, 2015

Chilika Lagoon

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"The ecosystem based management demonstrates how restoration of Chilika with active community participation not only has positive impact on the biodiversity but can significantly improve the livelihood of the local communities." - Raj Kumar ...

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - CHAI - Project
November 3, 2015

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology ...

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"In time, this network of information - made possible by digital technology - may provide many more people with the information needed to manage risk and to make informed decisions that have the potential to improve earnings, while protecting ...

MCHIP/Kyrgyzstan Immunisation Programme
October 30, 2015

MCHIP/Kyrgyzstan Immunisation Programme

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"We have a literate population that has the capacity to understand information, which is why our medical staff should be competent to communicate with the population on the information they want to know and are capable of understanding." - ...

Cross-border Vaccinations in the Horn of Africa
October 30, 2015

Cross-border Vaccinations in the Horn of Africa

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"The CGPP and its cross-border approach show that collaboration can trump competition in achieving a common goal. This collaborative method also demonstrates that resources and systems set up for one effort can be adapted to work on other ...

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign
October 29, 2015

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign

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Running from September 2014 to December 2017, the Obulamu Campaign in Uganda forms a multi-channel communication platform using the standard greeting "How’s Life" as its umbrella slogan to integrate six health areas: HIV/AIDS, family planning, ...

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio
October 22, 2015

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment ...

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Programme Summary: Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio - Tanzania - the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Tanzania in collaboration with the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), the United ...

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities
October 20, 2015

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities

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"While many of the households located in Vietnam's high-risk urban areas have an understanding of climate change, they lack detailed information about how local impacts may affect their lives and how they can prepare." - Bill Morton

Creating a National Evaluation Framework on Gender Violence: White Ribbon Canada
October 8, 2015

Creating a National Evaluation Framework on Gender Violence: White Ribbon Canada

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"In October 2013, White Ribbon Canada began coordinating a National Community of Practice (NCoP) composed of organizations with projects funded by Status of Women Canada's 'Working Together: Engaging Communities to End Violence Against Women and ...

Youth Chhlat, Cambodia
October 7, 2015

Youth Chhlat, Cambodia

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"Youth Chhlat is a cross-media life skills programme that enables and encourages young people to engage with gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) issues. It combines a computer-based eLearning system with a mobile phone ...

Open Institute Cambodia: Young Women's Leadership Network
October 6, 2015

Open Institute Cambodia: Young Women's Leadership Network

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This project "Strengthening Capacity of Young Women’s Leadership Network" (YWLN) aims to increase the participation of young women, including young women and girls living with HIV (YW/GLHIV) and lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LBT) people, ...

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