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Addressing Corruption in Education: A Toolkit for Youth from Youth

Addressing Corruption in Education: A Toolkit for Youth from Youth
This toolkit is intended to serve as an educational tool, providing information and resources for the design and implementation of activities to promote transparency in education. Created for individuals and institutions, particularly youth-led ...
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The Right to Learn: Community Participation in Improving Learning

The Right to Learn: Community Participation in Improving Learning
"Changing our education systems and engendering a paradigm shift is not the work of the education ministry or even the government alone; it involves every one of us - parents, teachers, students, and civil society." - Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ...
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Enjoy Life - Keep Good Health Toolkit for Community Dialogues

Enjoy Life - Keep Good Health Toolkit for Community Dialogues
This toolkit is designed to help guide community dialogues around the prevention and management of childhood illnesses. Produced with support from the Malaria Consortium to be used within a Village Health Team (VHT) programme in Uganda, the guide ...
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Turkmenistan Child-Friendly School Initiative: Evaluation Report

Turkmenistan Child-Friendly School Initiative: Evaluation Report
"The CFS concept is founded on the notion of 'inclusion' - and this means inclusion of every single child, no matter what their background or circumstance, in quality learning activities."
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The Future of Routine Immunization in the Developing World: Challenges and ...

The Future of Routine Immunization in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities
"Routine immunization creates opportunities to educate parents about the benefits of vaccines and other health services. Engaging the community in planning, financing, and delivering the program can increase equity and build trust in the ...
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A World without Violence against Children: Children and Young People's ...

A World without Violence against Children: Children and Young People's Voices and Recommendations for the Post 2015 Agenda
"Children and young people have shared their views and messages to create a world without violence against children. They emphasise that prevention and response to violence is essential to ensuring children's rights to protection, survival, ...
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Why Poverty? Films and Discussion Guide

Why Poverty? Films and Discussion Guide
The Why Poverty? documentary film series is comprised of eight one-hour films and thirty-four shorts originating from 28 different countries, which are designed to get people thinking and talking about poverty. "It has been said that, in this ...
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Engendering Transformational Change: Save the Children Gender Equality ...

Engendering Transformational Change: Save the Children Gender Equality Program Guidance & Toolkit
"Save the Children's Theory of Change is founded on working in partnership with others to develop innovative programs, support the voice of children and young people, and to use evidence that generates knowledge and achieves impact at scale. ...
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Issues Management Guide: To Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected ...

Issues Management Guide: To Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected Situations with Implications for Public Communications
"Unpredictable, unexpected events happen - frequently they are marked by uncertainty, confusion and a sense of urgency. Such events can lead to lack of trust - in organizations, people or immunization services. Having a pre-prepared ...
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Training Curriculum: Increasing Interpersonal Communication Skills for the ...

Training Curriculum: Increasing Interpersonal Communication Skills for the Introduction of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)
This training manual, from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has been designed for use in trainings to increase interpersonal communication skills (IPC) and knowledge related to inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) for social mobilisers and ...
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Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control
"Cervical cancer is a largely preventable disease, but worldwide it is one of the leading causes of cancer death in women. Most deaths occur in low- to middle-income countries."
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2014 Global Nutrition Report

2014 Global Nutrition Report
"At its core, the Report aims to empower nutrition champions at the national level to better inform policy decisions and to strengthen the case for increased resources."
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What I'll be celebrating on World AIDS Day

What I'll be celebrating on World AIDS Day
Author: Gideon Poki, originallly posted on World AIDS Day 2014 - World AIDS Day is a chance for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS. It is a chance to show solidarity with the 35 million people living with HIV today and ...
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Characteristics of Persons Refusing Oral Polio Vaccine during the ...

Characteristics of Persons Refusing Oral Polio Vaccine during the Immunization Plus Days - Sokoto, Nigeria 2011
"The traditional leaders were the most successful in positively influencing the decision to vaccinate."
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Shaping of children's dreams at an International Platform

Shaping of children's dreams at an International Platform
Author: Aishwarya Das Pattnaik of the Humara Bachpan Campaign, December 2 2014 - Running high on speculative delays of gaining a passport and the series of formalities attached took everyone on a whirlpool ride. Many blockages in the form of ...
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Small Children, Big Cities

Small Children, Big Cities
"This edition of Early Childhood Matters brings together articles from India to the Netherlands and the United States, exploring issues ranging from playground design to the effects of noise and crowding, 'public parenting' as the middle classes ...
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Why Europe's response to Ebola shouldn't surprise us

Why Europe's response to Ebola shouldn't surprise us
Authors: Professor Sir Roy Anderson (London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research), and Sunit Bagree (Partnership for Child Development, Imperial College London), December 1 2014 -
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When Faith Kills: False Prophets Claiming to Cure HIV

When Faith Kills: False Prophets Claiming to Cure HIV
Authors: David Patient and Neil Orr, November 26 2014 - This article is not about religion itself. Instead, it is about those who say "If you have faith, you don’t need to take your pills". It is also about why this kills people, specifically ...
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Tools to Strengthen Dialogue Between Women Living with HIV and Their ...

Tools to Strengthen Dialogue Between Women Living with HIV and Their Healthcare Providers
Offered as part of See Us, a global awareness campaign focused on helping address challenges faced by women living with HIV, this series of dialogue tools is designed to strengthen conversations between healthcare providers and women living with ...
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Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda

Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda
"Private-sector drug shops are often the first point of health care in sub-Saharan Africa. Training and supporting drug shop and pharmacy staff to provide a wide range of contraceptive methods and information is a promising high-impact practice ...
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Provision of Injectable Contraceptives within Drug Shops: A Promising ...

Provision of Injectable Contraceptives within Drug Shops: A Promising Approach for Increasing Access and Method Choice
"Private medicine retailers are fast becoming key players in promoting access to medicines in low- and middle-income countries."
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The State of the World's Girls 2014: Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable ...

The State of the World's Girls 2014: Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls
"The eighth report in Plan’s annual State of the World’s Girls series, Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls, asks what will shift the unequal power relations that bolster gender discrimination, injustice and ...
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Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action
"This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children....The scope of this review includes interventions that address interpersonal ...
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Watta Satta Violence against Women

Watta Satta  Violence against Women
Author: Rana Tassawar Ali, November 26 2014 - Watta Satta is a traditional type of marriage that is a part of our culture in Pakistan from centuries of history. Watta Satta is a simultaneous marriage of a brother-sister pair from one family to a ...
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Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion

Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion
"Monitoring measures progress in achieving specific results in relation to a strategy’s implementation plan. Evaluation attempts to determine as systematically and objectively as possible a strategy’s worth or significance." This is the full ...
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Advocacy Toolkit

Advocacy Toolkit
"Advocacy is a core process for addressing the disparities children face, bringing the issue to the forefront of the agenda for decision makers." This toolkit from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides detailed steps, guidance, and ...
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The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20: Ending Violence against Women

The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20: Ending Violence against Women
"Advocacy campaigns around the world have heightened awareness and galvanized actions to stop violence. These involve committed women and girls, men and boys. Yet gaps in laws, implementation of legal protection and essential services remain. ...
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Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - ...

Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - Facilitator's Manual and Job Aid
This Facilitator's Manual and accompanying Better Parenting Job Aid are designed to support community-based trainers - such as government representatives, community service organisation staff, local activists, and volunteers - to work with ...
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Gender Matters: Overcoming Gender-Related Barriers to Prevent New HIV ...

Gender Matters: Overcoming Gender-Related Barriers to Prevent New HIV Infections among Children and Keep Their Mothers Alive
"Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particular, women ...
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Factors Limiting Immunization Coverage in Urban Dili, Timor-Leste

Factors Limiting Immunization Coverage in Urban Dili, Timor-Leste
"The main reasons for low vaccination rates in urban Dili included caregivers' knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions as well as barriers at immunization service sites." The objective of this study, conducted in the Democratic Republic of ...
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A quarter of a century later

A quarter of a century later
Author: Manuel Manrique Castro, November 21 2014 - The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted twenty five years - a quarter of a century ago tomorrow (November 20th). This document contains a number of vital aspirations for humanity, ...
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Community-based Family Planning (CBFP) Toolkit

Community-based Family Planning (CBFP) Toolkit
Community-based family planning (CBFP) brings family planning information and services to women and men in the communities where they live. The K4Health Community-Based Family Planning Toolkit shares evidence-based guidance and tools for ...
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The State of the World's Children 2015: Executive Summary and Interactive ...

The State of the World's Children 2015: Executive Summary and Interactive Online Report
"As the world marks 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The State of the World's Children calls for brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the most disadvantaged children. In particular, the ...
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An Entertainment-Education Initiative on Television: A Glimpse into the ...

An Entertainment-Education Initiative on Television: A Glimpse into the Production Process
"UNICEF India's television soap opera Kyunki... Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai bears testament to entertainment-education's (E-E) efficacy in fostering positive social and behavioural change."
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Kyunki...Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai

Kyunki...Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai
"Promoting messages that encourage positive behavior change, be it awareness about HIV/AIDS, educating the girl child, gender equity, safe motherhood, hygiene and sanitation or other key social and health behaviors, Kyunki...is proving to be a ...
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Moving beyond access to development - immunization reframed

Moving beyond access to development - immunization reframed
Author: Robert Steinglass, November 19 2014 - A man walks into a hospital. Finding the floors dirty, he demands to see the in-charge, who protests: “Impossible, sir, we’ve hired three sweepers.” Of course, we instantly recognize the absurdity; ...
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Powerful and trusted: why radio is needed to fight Ebola

Powerful and trusted: why radio is needed to fight Ebola
Author: Caroline Nursey, November 19 2014  - On first sight, Freetown seems little changed from my last visit four years ago - the same rich colours, smiling faces and warm welcomes. And there are signs of continued recovery from the war and ...
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Making Waves: Media's Potential for Girls in the Global South

Making Waves: Media's Potential for Girls in the Global South
"The interplay between media and gender norms has long been recognised and a substantial literature explores how media affects girls in the Global North. But against a backdrop of rapidly changing media landscapes - characterised by increasing ...
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Meena Ki Duniya: The Production Process

Meena Ki Duniya: The Production Process
Developed to capture the process of producing an entertainment-education (EE) radio programme for children in South Asia, this production book can be used as a guiding framework to replicate similar initiatives by other organisations and ...
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Psychological First Aid for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

Psychological First Aid for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak
Published by the World Health Organization (WHO), this guide discusses psychological first aid, "which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events," with particular focus on support needed ...
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Make Children Safe: Children’s Activity Book and Educator's Guide

Make Children Safe: Children’s Activity Book and Educator's Guide
Produced by Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, this activity book and educator's guide form part of Soul City's Soul Buddyz Clubs initiative and is designed to help children and educators take action around child abuse ...
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Meeting the Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities: A Gap Analysis ...

Meeting the Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities: A Gap Analysis covering Bhutan and the Maldives
"How can government, civil society and UNICEF in three countries of South Asia work to successfully implement policy which includes children with disabilities and special needs in education?"
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Taking mHealth nationwide

Taking mHealth nationwide
Author: Sara Chamberlain, November 17 2014 - I’m exhausted, on the verge of illness and other members of BBC Media Action’s India office are also very, very tired - but - we’re all excited! Why? Because in the last month, the Ministry of Health ...
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Are men the problem or construction of dominant masculinities? Musings at ...

Are men the problem or construction of dominant masculinities?   Musings at the time of the international symposium on MenEngage
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, November 14 2014 - As I write this blog, the international symposium of MenEngage "Engaging with men and masculinities for development, gender equality and social justice in a globalizing world" is taking place in New ...
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Chlorhexidine for Umbilical Cord Care - Healthy Newborn Network

Chlorhexidine for Umbilical Cord Care - Healthy Newborn Network
This resource provides "the latest news, resources, multimedia and blogs on the use of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care - a safe and effective intervention to prevent neonatal infection. This intervention is low cost and can be integrated ...
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Spotlight on Magnesium Sulfate for Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia

Spotlight on Magnesium Sulfate for Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia
This document summarises an evidence review that was conducted in order to understand the social and behavioural drivers of demand for, and utilisation of, magnesium sulfate (MgSO4), a medication for the prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia ...
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World Pneumonia Day Website

World Pneumonia Day Website
This website supports campaign efforts for World Pneumonia Day (WPD), November 12 2014, a day to raise awareness of the effects of pneumonia, particularly on infants and children, and encourage dissemination of prevention and treatment ...
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An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Female Condom

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Female Condom
"Key messages should enable the target audience to self-select, emphasize key emotional and functional benefits of female condoms, and include a call to action. Messages should be based on formative research and tailored to..."
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A PATH Update: Shaping the Market for Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment

A PATH Update: Shaping the Market for Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment
"This report describes how PATH, in collaboration with partners, undertakes distinct activities at each phase of the value chain - from research to scale-up - to shape the global market for basic neonatal resuscitation equipment for developing ...
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