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Hands Up for #HIVprevention Campaign
December 1, 2016

Hands Up for #HIVprevention Campaign

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What does HIV prevention mean to you? Write it on your hand, take a photo, and share it. In the lead-up to World AIDS Day (WAD), December 1 2016, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) implemented a social media-based ...

YouthMobile
November 18, 2016

YouthMobile

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"At a time when the world is looking for new ways to build peace and sustainable development, encouraging innovation and creativity of youth is vital for effectively addressing these challenges."

Great Idea
November 18, 2016

Great Idea

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"Great Idea makes use of...ICT [information and communication technology] and media to amplify the effect of good quality lessons to be used inside and outside of schools." Great Idea is a mobile- and distance-learning project for secondary ...

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI)
November 17, 2016

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI)

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"Making SBCC materials, resources and training available in a digital format is a cost-effective and sustainable way to reach more people with consistent, reliable information." - Rebecca Arnold, Project Director, BKMI Launched in 2013, the ...

Educando niñas
November 16, 2016

Educando niñas

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Mediante el empoderamiento de las comunidades rurales para mejorar la calidad de la educación de las niñas y la infraestructura de las escuelas públicas, más niñas pueden ser educadas. Cuando se educa a las niñas, se está mejorando; la salud, el ...

#Unite4Heritage
November 10, 2016

#Unite4Heritage

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"Empowering youth to actively participate in cultural life and equipping learners to become responsible global citizens is vital to forging more fair, inclusive and peaceful societies. Digital technologies and the Internet, which impact on the ...

Ghamai
October 27, 2016

Ghamai

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"Radio helps bring doctors into people's homes." - Shabana Mohammadzai, presenter Featuring a mixture of interviews, drama, and discussion, Ghamai, which means "Jewel" in Pashto, is a weekly radio programme developed by BBC Media Action to help ...

Priya's Shakti and Priya's Mirror
October 11, 2016

Priya's Shakti and Priya's Mirror

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"...shatters the taboos around gender based violence through art, education, and a strong identifiable female character who is a rape survivor and superhero."

Smarter Crowdsourcing for Zika
October 5, 2016

Smarter Crowdsourcing for Zika

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"Would you like to lend your skills to tackle a public health emergency? Deliberate with diverse innovators and professionals to refine good ideas into actionable projects? Join a conversation with government partners interested in implementing ...

Achieving Impact at Scale through ICT-Enabled Extension Services (AIS)
October 4, 2016

Achieving Impact at Scale through ICT-Enabled Extension Services (AIS)

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"Radio broadcasts, text messaging, and phone apps are providing more farmers with the information and market linkages needed to adopt technologies that increase their productivity and improve nutrition in their communities."

Good Men Give Value to Women
October 3, 2016

Good Men Give Value to Women

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Implemented by Paz y Desarrollo (PYD) Cambodia, a Spanish non-governmental organisation (NGO), in partnership with the Ministry of Women's Affairs (MoWA), Good Men Give Value to Women - the Good Men campaign - sought to contribute to the ...

Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame)
September 27, 2016

Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame)

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"Can a telenovela (soap opera) change attitudes and behaviors about HIV testing, treatment, and prevention?" Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame) is an English and Spanish telenovela web series developed to address the impact HIV has on the United ...

Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems
September 22, 2016

Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems

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"Systematic reporting and registration of vital and civil events - including birth, death (and causes of death), marriage, and divorce - is critical for improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and protecting human ...

Water Resource Management and the Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements
September 21, 2016

Water Resource Management and the Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal ...

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"Climate-related risks to the population are likely to worsen in the future and it is important to understand and prepare for them. Unfortunately, a dearth of relevant data has made it difficult to assess these risks." Convinced that ...

The Refugee Journalism Project
September 19, 2016

The Refugee Journalism Project

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"At a time when the British press has a ready use for stories about refugees, it has yet to make space for stories by them....The story by the refugee journalist needs to be heard – not just for its own sake but to address the imbalance in our ...

Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D)
September 16, 2016

Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D)

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"The ROER4D project objectives are underpinned by developmental imperatives - driven not only by a belief that OER have a role to play in addressing current development needs in education; but also that demonstrating open research practices in ...

Toward a Networked Economy in Myanmar
September 16, 2016

Toward a Networked Economy in Myanmar

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Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), this research project is an effort to help Myanmar (Burma) transition to an inclusive, networked economy that advances its social and economic goals, giving citizens access to ...

Information Networks and Social Inclusion in Latin America
September 15, 2016

Information Networks and Social Inclusion in Latin America

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Rapid changes in information networks throughout Latin America may provide new opportunities to address inequalities in the region. With International Development Research Centre (IDRC) support, the Diálogo Regional sobre Sociedad de la ...

Catalyzing Broadband Internet in Africa - Ensuring Economic and Social Inclusion
September 15, 2016

Catalyzing Broadband Internet in Africa - Ensuring Economic and Social Inclusion

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"Broadband Internet creates an environment that spurs business growth, nurtures science and innovation, and empowers people." This project aims to inform policies in Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria that help marginalised groups in Africa, such ...

Modelling and Controlling Infectious Diseases
September 15, 2016

Modelling and Controlling Infectious Diseases

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"Mathematical modeling provides an appropriate framework to integrate data coming from different sources. This, together with computer simulation and interdisciplinary collaboration between data scientists and domain experts, provides in-depth ...

Growing Women-Owned Businesses: WEConnect
September 12, 2016

Growing Women-Owned Businesses: WEConnect

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This research project is working to help women-owned businesses connect to global markets and enhance their growth prospects to support socioeconomic development and gender equality. WEConnect International, an international non-profit ...

Partnership for Canada-Caribbean Community Climate Change Adaptation (ParCA)
September 12, 2016

Partnership for Canada-Caribbean Community Climate Change Adaptation (ParCA)

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"Refining the climate change science knowledge gaps and building capacity for the Caribbean to pose and answer for itself some of the emerging second-generation climate change questions were key advances in knowledge."

"Say No to Discrimination!" Masks Exhibition
September 1, 2016

"Say No to Discrimination!" Masks Exhibition

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"Masks are a symbol of identity and protection for people living with HIV, who still face serious discrimination. It's like people are living behind this disease and have to protect their identity. It's like wearing an invisible mask every day." ...

Tikambe! (Let's Talk!) Project
September 1, 2016

Tikambe! (Let's Talk!) Project

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Tikambe! (Let’s Talk!) is a joint BBC Media Action and Restless Development project in Zambia that uses an integrated communication approach to get young people openly talking about sex, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and how to prevent ...

Namma Vaani
August 30, 2016

Namma Vaani

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Namma Vaani is a social networking platform designed to empower the disability community in Karnataka, India. Created by EnAble India, Namma Vaani is a channel to build a community of people with disabilities whom they help place in companies, to ...

Making All Voices Count
August 30, 2016

Making All Voices Count

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Making All Voices Count is an international initiative that supports effective and accountable governance in 12 countries in Africa and Asia. The initiative brings together actors from government, civil society, academia, and the technology ...

MomConnect
August 25, 2016

MomConnect

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MomConnect is a mobile phone-based initiative designed to to promote maternal and child wellbeing and reduce mortality, as well as strengthen health services in South Africa. The national initiative seeks to improve patients’ access to ...

U-Report: Voice Matters Project
August 24, 2016

U-Report: Voice Matters Project

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U-Report, developed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is a mobile-based communication platform that lets young people, called U-Reporters, share their ideas and opinions on social issues affecting their communities through sms-based ...

Women Empowered (WE) Fighting Zika in Guatemala
August 16, 2016

Women Empowered (WE) Fighting Zika in Guatemala

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"During times of emergency, when individuals, families and communities face a new epidemic, being able to identify who is most at risk, and understanding how it happens and how to prevent it, is crucially important for those we are most vulnerable."

Ukraine Media (U-Media) Project
August 12, 2016

Ukraine Media (U-Media) Project

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The 5-year (Oct 2011-Sept 2016) Ukraine Media (U-Media) Project promotes the development of a free, vibrant and professional media sector in Ukraine, which provides a range of news and information, serves as a watchdog in the public interest, and ...

One Win Leads to Another
August 10, 2016

One Win Leads to Another

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Coinciding with the beginning of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, UN Women, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Always/Whisper launched the One Win Leads to Another initiative, community-based programme to build ...

Communication for Land Governance in Guatemala
August 10, 2016

Communication for Land Governance in Guatemala

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"Participatory communication is a powerful means to enable the informed and active participation of individuals and groups in decisions that affect their life." - Marzia Pafumi, FAO A communication for development (ComDev) initiative organised ...

This Is How We Stop Zika
August 5, 2016

This Is How We Stop Zika

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Carried out from July through September 2016 by RTI International, this research-based multimedia campaign aims at empowering pregnant women on how to prevent Zika virus transmission in Puerto Rico. The campaign, part of an effort with the ...

Integrity Idol
August 4, 2016

Integrity Idol

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"Integrity Idol is all about building a positive narrative. Instead of putting wrongdoers behind bars, it's about highlighting the good people. We really want to change the system through individuals, and inspire the younger generation to join ...

Aware Migrants
August 2, 2016

Aware Migrants

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"Migration is a decision often based on false expectations: many migrants leave their home without a concrete project of precise idea of the socioeconomic and political situation of their country of destination."

Cell Coverage: Reaching Pakistan's Children with the Polio Vaccine
July 29, 2016

Cell Coverage: Reaching Pakistan's Children with the Polio Vaccine

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"With better knowledge of the reasons for resistance to polio vaccines in specific regions, Rotary has been able to adapt its existing strategies appropriately, such as engaging religious and community leaders to educate them about the importance ...

#tuvoZcuenta
July 28, 2016

#tuvoZcuenta

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Es una iniciativa promovida por UNICEF para que los jóvenes alcen su voz en la prevención del Zika.  #tuvoZcuenta permite a los jóvenes generar cambios positivos en su comunidad a través de su participación activa en ...

Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) Radio Drama Series
July 26, 2016

Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) Radio Drama Series

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Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) is a peacebuilding radio drama series aired by nearly 30 local stations across all states of South Sudan. The radio drama follows the daily lives of young South Sudanese as they face unique challenges while learning ...

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health
July 25, 2016

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Passages is a research-to-practice project that seeks to address the core challenges to improving sexual and reproductive health such as gender-based violence, child marriage, and unintended pregnancy by transforming social norms. Researchers on ...

Worth 100 Men (Be 100 Ragl) II
July 22, 2016

Worth 100 Men (Be 100 Ragl) II

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"Fiction can be an engaging, non-confrontational way to set the scene for constructive conversations, even on the most serious issues. We hope that Be 100 Ragl II can help enlighten men and women on how to build a more just and equal society ...

Para que tu bebé nazca sanito, que no te pique el mosquito
July 21, 2016

Para que tu bebé nazca sanito, que no te pique el mosquito

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Esta campaña de prevención fue lanzada el 14 de julio de 2016 en Ecuador como un llamado a las mujeres embarazadas y  a su familia a protegerse del virus Zika. Las principales recomendaciones consisten en prevenir la picadura de mosquitos ...

Ujan Ganger Naiya
July 20, 2016

Ujan Ganger Naiya

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The BBC Media Action television and radio programme Ujan Ganger Naiya, broadcast beginning in May 2014, was formulated through research to work on pregnancy and birth practices through social and behaviour change communication designed for ...

Changing the River's Flow - A Gender Transformative Programme for Young People
July 19, 2016

Changing the River's Flow - A Gender Transformative Programme for Young People

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SAfAIDS in partnership with Sonke Gender Justice is implementing a 2-year gender programme that seeks to transform gender roles and promote more gender-equitable relationships in order to reduce HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) and promote ...

Purple4Polio
July 12, 2016

Purple4Polio

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Launched in July 2016, Purple4Polio is designed to unite United Kingdom (UK) communities to engage in activities as part of the final global push to eradicate polio for good. As part of the campaign, Rotary International clubs across Britain and ...

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign
July 12, 2016

Family Planning 2020 Midpoint Campaign

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"We have a window of opportunity to raise our collective voices to ensure that health, rights, and the dignity of women and girls are central to family planning and broader development conversations."

Open Mic Nepal
June 28, 2016

Open Mic Nepal

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"When people have little reliable information available to them, rumors, myths and misunderstanding spread rapidly, adding greatly to the stress and anxiety of already traumatized people." Open Mic Nepal is a project that tracks perception and ...

Journalist Sprint
June 24, 2016

Journalist Sprint

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In Sri Lanka, Internews' Journalist Sprint programme brings together young journalists of Tamil, Sinhala, and Muslim backgrounds to work together, building understanding of each other's culture and laying a foundation for healing and ...

Campaign for Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)
June 22, 2016

Campaign for Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)

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"Living with the effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) can influence many areas of life, but here at The British Polio Fellowship we work hard to help members achieve the greatest level of independence. This campaign is important because ...

World Comics India
June 22, 2016

World Comics India

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World Comics India, a partner in the World Comics network, conducts comic creation workshops in rural India, particularly focusing on presentation in "remote and disturbed areas." It is a volunteer movement that receives invitations from ...

Ser refugiado es como ser tico [Being a Refugee Is like Being a Costa Rican]
June 13, 2016

Ser refugiado es como ser tico [Being a Refugee Is like Being a Costa Rican]

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"All the messages and materials of the strategy were created and validated with the refugee community..."

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