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Case Study: Peace Clubs - Participatory Video and Most Significant Change Evaluation
June 27, 2016

Case Study: Peace Clubs - Participatory Video and Most Significant Change ...

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"Participatory Video (PV) was used in this context because it is an accessible, flexible medium of recording community stories of change. It can capture what surveys, questionnaires and bar charts fail to communicate: the human stories of ...

Agricultural Policy Technical Expert - Pact - Cambodia
June 25, 2016

Agricultural Policy Technical Expert - Pact - Cambodia

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Department Name       Program Delivery Pact Overview    At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow.  The promise of a healthy life.  Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable ...

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 ...

Skiing in Afghanistan
June 15, 2016

Skiing in Afghanistan

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Author: Mukhtar Yadgar, June 15 2016 - Afghanistan’s Bamyan province is best known for its ancient statues of Buddha, destroyed 15 years ago by the Taliban government. Today, its relative security and freezing winters are aiding the growth of a ...

Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 Countries
June 15, 2016

Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 Countries

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"The Sourcebook documents and analyzes a range of government-led school meals programmes to provide decision-makers and practitioners worldwide with the knowledge, evidence and good practice they need to strengthen their national school feeding ...

Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies: IFRC's MHM Kit
June 15, 2016

Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies: IFRC's MHM Kit

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"A key strength of this innovation process is the effort grantees have made to understand and incorporate the varying needs and preferences of beneficiaries and to seek their feedback on the products provided." This case study explores ...

Using Mobile Voice Technology to Improve the Collection of Food Security Data: WFP's Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping
June 14, 2016

Using Mobile Voice Technology to Improve the Collection of Food Security ...

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"Reliable information is critical to understanding food security trends, assessing crises and informing decision-making. However, traditional methods for collecting this information - in particular food security data at household level - are ...

Building Communities of Practice for Urban Refugees: Workshop and Roundtable Reports
June 14, 2016

Building Communities of Practice for Urban Refugees: Workshop and Roundtable ...

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"Horizontal partnerships in the form of networks or other collaborative structures provide a better platform for service provision and information dissemination."

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..."

Our Best Shot At Immunization Success: Winning Over The Community
June 13, 2016

Our Best Shot At Immunization Success: Winning Over The Community

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Author: Rina Dey, June 10 2016 [cross-posted from the Huffington Post, linked below] - With India having crossed five years of being polio-free this year, looking back at some of the important milestones brings back memories - some very happy and ...

Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada: Results of a Consultation Study by the Canadian Immunization Research Network
June 10, 2016

Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada: Results of a Consultation Study ...

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The aim of this consultation study was to identify the views of Canadian vaccination experts and health professionals concerning the definition, scope, causes, and consequences of vaccine hesitancy in Canada. "Vaccine hesitancy" is a concept that ...

Community-based Health Information Systems in the Global Context: Literature Review
June 9, 2016

Community-based Health Information Systems in the Global Context: Literature ...

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"CBHIS have the potential to engage community members, provide them with an avenue to health services, and hold them accountable, contributing to the goals of sustainability." Community workers (CWs), including community health workers (CHWs), ...

Tikambe: Let's talk about sex
June 8, 2016

Tikambe: Let's talk about sex

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Author: Sandi Chimpala, June 6 2016 - Standing in a dark TV studio, Sharon Mutale poured out her heart. "While in school I got pregnant...I was 16 years old. At that point my father stopped supporting me financially at school. He was very upset. ...

Sharing stories from the World Humanitarian Summit
June 8, 2016

Sharing stories from the World Humanitarian Summit

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Author: Caroline Nursey, June 6 2016 - It was quite something to see more than 6,000 humanitarians gathered at this week’s World Humanitarian Summit [WHS] - and not a pair of muddy boots in sight! We were seeking an answer to how the 130 million ...

Improving Quality of Post-Partum Family Planning in Low-Resource Settings
June 7, 2016

Improving Quality of Post-Partum Family Planning in Low-Resource Settings

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"...even in a severely resource-constrained environment, gains are possible when managers and front-line providers work together to solve local system challenges and make changes to care delivery processes..." This framework, developed by the ...

Exploratory Study of the Role of Knowledge Brokers in Translating Knowledge to Action following Global Maternal and Newborn Health Technical Meetings
June 6, 2016

Exploratory Study of the Role of Knowledge Brokers in Translating Knowledge ...

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"An interactive meeting format alone does not ensure knowledge translation afterwards..."

Examining Pathways Towards Engendered Change: Involving Men and Women in Care Work in West Nile, Uganda
June 3, 2016

Examining Pathways Towards Engendered Change: Involving Men and Women in ...

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"This case study of a value chain development (VCD) programme in Uganda argues that it is possible to change gender norms and relations that have existed for generations, and that this improves development outcomes significantly - but it takes ...

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 ...

Out in the Open: Education Sector Responses to Violence based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity/Expression
June 3, 2016

Out in the Open: Education Sector Responses to Violence based on Sexual ...

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In some countries, 85% of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students experience homophobic and transphobic violence in school, and 45% of transgender students drop out. Homophobic violence also targets 33% of students who are wrongly ...

#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."

Sustainable Development Under Threat from Drug Trafficking in West Africa
June 2, 2016

Sustainable Development Under Threat from Drug Trafficking in West Africa

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Author: Leandre Banon, June 2 2016 - Drug trafficking is fast becoming the most serious problem in West Africa. The sub- region has seen an increase in drug trafficking, production and consumption which continues to ruin many lives. There has ...

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 ...

Polio Eradication and Health Systems in Karachi: Vaccine Refusals in Context
June 1, 2016

Polio Eradication and Health Systems in Karachi: Vaccine Refusals in Context

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"Community and health worker engagement will be key to polio eradication in Karachi, Pakistan."

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 ...

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide
May 30, 2016

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), this field guide provides an overview on how to assess rural people's communication needs and how to plan and implement communication for development (ComDev) activities in the context of ...

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 ...

Using Behavior Change Frameworks to Improve Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Rates: A Systematic Review
May 27, 2016

Using Behavior Change Frameworks to Improve Healthcare Worker Influenza ...

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"This review highlights that psychological theories of behavior change can help researchers, clinicians, and decision makers better understand HCW vaccination behavior, which may be used in turn to inform the development of evidence-based ...

Effective Vaccine Communication during the Disneyland Measles Outbreak
May 27, 2016

Effective Vaccine Communication during the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

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"Both social media and provider recommendations can influence parental decision-making about vaccination, and our findings suggest practical implications and future research questions for public health communicators and clinicians."

Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition]
May 26, 2016

Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition]

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"The Right to Be Heard encompasses many elements, including voice, participation, rights, governance, accountability and transparency..."

Investigating Climate Information Services through a Gendered Lens
May 26, 2016

Investigating Climate Information Services through a Gendered Lens

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"As women farmers are often invisible, it is the responsibility of researchers, practitioners, and extension officers to tailor communication methods to women's needs so that they also can benefit from climate information services and adapt their ...

Using radio to tackle stigma and pain
May 25, 2016

Using radio to tackle stigma and pain

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Author: BBC Media Action's Alice Mbelwa, May 25 2014 - Heavily pregnant, experiencing difficulties and far from any medical professionals, Adelina, a farmer from Kobunshwi in north-west Tanzania, wasn’t able to get the help she ...

The 'othering' of development and SDGs
May 25, 2016

The 'othering' of development and SDGs

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Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, May 25 2016 - Development discourse has often about paid attention to problems of developing countries, and till recently the analysis was largely done by those in developed countries.  Developing countries are the ...

Need to address the trauma from sexual abuse critical
May 25, 2016

Need to address the trauma from sexual abuse critical

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Author: PSAf Executive Director Lilian Kiefer, May 25 2016 - In many parts of our society, children in general and particularly girls are exposed to numerous vices that limit their opportunity to develop to their full potential. The vices that ...

Media and Conflict in Myanmar: Opportunities for Media to Advance Peace
May 25, 2016

Media and Conflict in Myanmar: Opportunities for Media to Advance Peace

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"To build trust and reduce fear between citizen and state, respondents tended to prioritize media interventions, such as a participatory radio or television talk show that features state and national officials interacting with citizens." This ...

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 ...

Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing the Peace: A Global Study on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325
May 24, 2016

Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing the Peace: A Global ...

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"This Study reinforces the [United Nations] Security Council's original crucial recognition of the power of engaging women in peace with compelling proof. It shows that women's participation and inclusion makes humanitarian assistance more ...

"Be 100 Ragl" (Worth 100 Men) - An Arabic Radio Fiction Series on Women's Rights and Their Role in Society
May 23, 2016

"Be 100 Ragl" (Worth 100 Men) - An Arabic Radio Fiction Series on Women's ...

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"While the presence of the stars (Mona Zaki and Nancy Ajram), the fiction format and the captivating plot played a key role in attracting and entertaining the audience, conversations on social media, radio talk shows, public events and the ...

Infomediaries and Accountability
May 20, 2016

Infomediaries and Accountability

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"With growing consensus that transparency does not always or automatically lead directly to accountability - and research pointing to a role for infomediaries in generating accountability from transparent information - there is an emerging ...

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 ...

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31
May 20, 2016

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31

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"Evidence suggests that when norms are at play, shifting knowledge or individual attitudes is often not enough to shift behaviour." Noting that "[a]ctivists, program planners, and donors have tended to refer loosely to the need to address ...

The Effect of Gender Equality Programming on Humanitarian Outcomes
May 20, 2016

The Effect of Gender Equality Programming on Humanitarian Outcomes

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"Despite a number of developments in policy and practice aimed at integrating gender equality and women's empowerment into humanitarian action, what remains missing is a strong evidence base that demonstrates just how gender equality programming ...

Child-Centred Climate Resilience: Case Studies from the Philippines and Vietnam
May 19, 2016

Child-Centred Climate Resilience: Case Studies from the Philippines and Vietnam

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"Including the voices of children is not just about including their views on certain topics. It is about creating a favourable environment that actively promotes their participation throughout the process, as well as engaging adults." This ...

Gambo, the radio show superfan
May 19, 2016

Gambo, the radio show superfan

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Author: Haruna Kakangi, May 19 2016 - On a Thursday morning in the ancient town of Bauchi in north-east Nigeria, I’m sitting with a group of 10 men and seven women by the side of a road in a quiet neighbourhood. The sun is bright and hot, but ...

A brush with Somalia's people smugglers
May 19, 2016

A brush with Somalia's people smugglers

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Author: Mohammed A. Gaas, May 18 2016 - I came home from work to find my wife, visibly worried, standing at the gate. She had news about my teenage nephew. "Abdirisaq hasn't come home yet. Something must have happened to him. He’s never been out ...

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 Eradication - Endgame Strategies - Polio Type 2 Withdrawal: National tOPV-bOPV Switch Plan
May 13, 2016

Polio Eradication - Endgame Strategies - Polio Type 2 Withdrawal: National ...

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This guidance document was designed to prepare Sri Lanka's National Switch Coordination Committee (NSCC) and other stakeholders for the April 30 2016 switch day - the day on which, as per the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 ...

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 ...

A World Free of Polio - The Final Steps
May 13, 2016

A World Free of Polio - The Final Steps

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"Switching from tOPV to bOPV may sound simple, but synchronization requires global coordination on an unprecedented scale." This commentary explains the rationale behind "the switch" by May 1 2016 from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) ...

Be a Man, Change the Rules: Findings and Lessons from Seven Years of CARE International Balkans' Young Men Initiative
May 12, 2016

Be a Man, Change the Rules: Findings and Lessons from Seven Years of CARE ...

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"Understanding the gender norms and notions of masculinity that contribute to violent behaviors - and engaging young men to critically reflect on and address these social constructs - can help foster more gender-equitable attitudes and reduce ...

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 ...

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