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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 ...

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 ...

"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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (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 ...

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..."

Art with Syrian Refugees: The Za'atari Project
June 9, 2016

Art with Syrian Refugees: The Za'atari Project

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"While they have escaped the death and destruction of war, these refugees now find themselves in a colorless desert wasteland that contrasts dramatically with their lush, green native region of Daraa, Syria....There is a lack of arts and culture ...

#WithRefugees Campaign
June 6, 2016

#WithRefugees Campaign

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) commemorates World Refugee Day (WRD) every year on June 20th. In 2016, the campaign is called #WithRefugees. By signing the #WithRefugees petition, people from across the globe can call on ...

African Vaccination Week (AVW)
June 3, 2016

African Vaccination Week (AVW)

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"Let's raise our voice to celebrate African Vaccination Week and close the immunisation gap!" Celebrated each year since 2011, African Vaccination Week (AVW) provides an opportunity for countries to strengthen immunisation services and systems ...

eBilim Mobile Digital Library Project
June 2, 2016

eBilim Mobile Digital Library Project

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"Bilim" means knowledge in the Kyrgyz language, and "e" indicates electronic media. "eBilim" brings together two important components of this project: locally accessible knowledge and current technology and media. With the aim of minimising the ...

#DrawDisability
June 2, 2016

#DrawDisability

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"If children and youth are informed and motivated about the issue of disability, their perceptions and actions can change the lives of millions, most importantly of those with disabilities around the world, by challenging stereotypes and attitudes."

17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of Rural Women and their Communities
June 1, 2016

17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of Rural Women and their Communities

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As a multi-issue call to organise for change providing advocacy tools, strategies, and recommendations for action, the 17 Days Campaign involves rural women leaders and their communities in becoming lobby groups for claiming basic human rights ...

We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time [Podemos Detener el VIH Una Conversación a la Vez]
May 31, 2016

We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time [Podemos Detener el VIH Una ...

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"The first step to stopping HIV in the Hispanic/Latino community is talking about it." One Conversation at a Time is a national (United States, or US) communication campaign that encourages Hispanics/Latinos to talk openly about HIV/AIDS with ...

Mission Zika
May 27, 2016

Mission Zika

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"Our experience around the world shows that children can make a real difference as part of community engagement strategies to address public health issues. This campaign aims to reduce fear, counteract misinformation, and show positive actions ...

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)
May 24, 2016

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)

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"We follow a model that links students and communities at lots of different levels. Through having different and complementary access points we can be in the strongest position to provide the framework of support that will allow for positive ...

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..."

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) - ...

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