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Communication for Development: Dialogue and Involvement to Achieve Sustainable Results
January 18, 2017

Communication for Development: Dialogue and Involvement to Achieve ...

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"Including C4D in a project does not require an exceptional effort. It requires a listening and open attitude, accompanying the project from the beginning to the end to make the project live locally, facilitate its progress and enhance its ...

UNESCO Values Education through Sport Materials
January 16, 2017

UNESCO Values Education through Sport Materials

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The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has developed a set of materials to support their campaign to promote the role of sport in delivering values education. The materials consist of a motion design ...

Using cartoons to help save lives
December 7, 2016

Using cartoons to help save lives

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Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Sam Waterton, Digital Editor, BBC Media Action, on November 29 2016- Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. In addition to frequent cyclones and drought, large areas ...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Communication for Development (C4D) to Counter-Trafficking Activities
November 15, 2016

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Communication for Development (C4D) to ...

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Guided by other communication for development (C4D) tools in existence, IOM X - the International Organization for Migration (IOM)'s campaign to encourage safe migration and public action to stop exploitation and human trafficking - created its ...

#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 ...

Happy Schools!: A Framework for Learner Well-Being in the Asia-Pacific
November 4, 2016

Happy Schools!: A Framework for Learner Well-Being in the Asia-Pacific

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"[I]n response to trends such as demographic changes, rising mobility, growing intolerance and violent extremism, increased competition and rapid technological advancement, many countries have recognized that education has a key role to play in ...

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016
October 31, 2016

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016

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"The project has created a dynamic which will allow us to change the destiny of our communities." - Sofia, aged 24, MRMV youth group member, Niger

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report
October 31, 2016

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report

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My Rights My Voice (MRMV) is a multi-country programme implemented by Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Québec, and their partners with the aim of engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services. (See Related ...

Communication, Participation, & Social Change: A Review of Communication Initiatives Addressing Gender-Based Violence, Gender Norms, and Harmful Traditional Practices in Crisis-Affected Settings
October 25, 2016

Communication, Participation, & Social Change: A Review of Communication ...

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"Participatory communication activities can spur discussion and engagement, empower individuals and groups, strengthen leadership and advocacy skills, and promote alternatives to norms and practices that propagate gender inequities and ...

University Andina Simón Bolívar - Master of Strategic Communication
October 19, 2016

University Andina Simón Bolívar - Master of Strategic Communication

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Background Information: The MSc in Strategic Communication recognises the need for training professional social communicators that have the ability to position the procedural nature of communication in organisational efficiency of a company or ...

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 ...

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health
August 23, 2016

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

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"The power of the visual to represent what is not easily put into words, especially by marginalised populations, is a key aspect of visual research. The idea of participant-generated data, and the power of participants to be in a position to ...

Zamboanga Learning Review on Post-Conflict Community Engagement
July 14, 2016

Zamboanga Learning Review on Post-Conflict Community Engagement

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"Critical here was how we engaged the displaced populations to understand their experiences and listen to their feedback as regards access to life-saving information, as well as opportunities for dialogue, connectivity and 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 ...

#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."

Contributions of Western Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication
February 22, 2016

Contributions of Western Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication

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“Modern Western communication research '...is about effects. It could have been otherwise - consider the study of art, for example - but it is not'(Katz, 2001). Often this is a fruitful line of thinking that produces useful solutions to immediate ...

Entertainment-Education for Health Behaviour Change: Issues and Perspectives in Africa
January 26, 2016

Entertainment-Education for Health Behaviour Change: Issues and Perspectives ...

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Entertainment-education methods have been used for centuries to impart knowledge, traditions, and moral guidance. Today, researchers are discovering the power of entertainment-education strategies to affect the outcomes of socio-political and ...

Participatory Photography for Peace: Using Images to Open up Dialogue after Violence
January 4, 2016

Participatory Photography for Peace: Using Images to Open up Dialogue after ...

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Through the illustration of Lenses of Conflict and Peace, a project carried out in a Kenyan slum with a group of young people from different tribes who experienced the events of the 2007/2008 Post-Election Violence, this paper discusses how ...

Regional Children's Reporting Awards 2015
October 26, 2015

Regional Children's Reporting Awards 2015

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Journalists from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region are invited to submit their child-focused journalism for the 4th Annual Regional Children's Reporting Awards. The awards are hosted by the Media Institute for Southern ...

Comics for Public Health: Power of Storytelling
October 9, 2015

Comics for Public Health: Power of Storytelling

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Author: Suchi Gaur, October 92015 - All I can remember of comics from my childhood days are images of me flipping through the fresh pages of Archies, Pinky, Chacha Chowdhary, Biloo, Tintin and Champak amongst many others. And while I sat watching ...

Glocal Times No 22/23
October 2, 2015

Glocal Times No 22/23

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Glocal Times (GT), the web magazine published by Malmö University's Master's program in Communication for Development in Sweden, is celebrating ten years of publication. This anniversary double issue gathers the thinking of academics, ...

Research Project: Rights of the Child for the Digital Age
September 4, 2015

Research Project: Rights of the Child for the Digital Age

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"How can we give children and young people voice in the debate that explores the impact of digital access and use and their rights?"

Magreth Kibasa - Children's Dignity Forum, Tanzania - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 21, 2015

Magreth Kibasa - Children's Dignity Forum, Tanzania - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

Saria Khalifa - Youth Programme Lead, FORWARD - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 12, 2015

Saria Khalifa - Youth Programme Lead, FORWARD - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"Youth advocacy is about passion in the face of adversity: about challenging the status quo; questioning the expectation that young people are unable or unwilling to stand up and make a change. It is challenging the idea that the youth voice is ...

Our Valuable Voices: Community Digital Storytelling for Good Programming and Policy Engagement
July 24, 2015

Our Valuable Voices: Community Digital Storytelling for Good Programming and ...

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"CARE believes that a vibrant, diverse society becomes stronger when everyone can equally contribute their voice to decisions that impact them."

Against the Wall: Women, Politics, and Graffiti in Egypt
July 3, 2015

Against the Wall: Women, Politics, and Graffiti in Egypt

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Author: Stephanie Perrin, July 3 2015 - History often forgets revolutionary women, but those involved in the protests in Egypt since January 25, 2011 refuse to be overlooked and continue to build on the nation’s long history of women’s activism. ...

Are community-based arts approaches really all that different   from other participatory community-based projects?
July 3, 2015

Are community-based arts approaches really all that different from other ...

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Author: Annalee Yassi, July 3 2015 - Community-based arts have been promoted in many sectors of society to integrate and celebrate imaginative thinking - to help people find new ways to see and be in the world - and to promote social change. But ...

Escuela Audiovisual Infantil - EAI (Child Audiovisual School), Belén de los Andaquíes
March 31, 2015

Escuela Audiovisual Infantil - EAI (Child Audiovisual School), Belén de los ...

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This project, centred on community participatory communication, was created to give the children of Belén de los Andaquíes (Caquetá), Colombia, a place to "expand the project of living" through storytelling and media, in order to move away from ...

Prevención y Atención de Violencia en Centros Educativos del municipio de San Salvador
March 12, 2015

Prevención y Atención de Violencia en Centros Educativos del municipio de ...

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En el marco del Programa Conjunto de Reducción de la Violencia y Construcción de Capital Social en El Salvador, se realizó este proyecto enfocado en contribuir a la disminución de la violencia en centros escolares de tres distritos del municipio ...

Circo Social y Parque Inclusivo
March 11, 2015

Circo Social y Parque Inclusivo

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El Centro Cultural Circo Social, que cuenta con un parque inclusivo para los niños de Cuenca (Ecuador), es resultado de la colaboración entre el gobierno del Ecuador y el municipio, maestros de las artes cirsenses y trabajadores sociales, ...

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México
March 10, 2015

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México

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Esta iniciativa de UNICEF y el Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), se realizó con el objetivo de dar a conocer las voces de los adolescentes indígenas mexicanos. Surgió del interés por explorar ...

Promoción de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos: Prevención del embarazo en adolescentes y del VIH
February 9, 2015

Promoción de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos: Prevención del embarazo ...

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Esta iniciativa tiene como objetivo fortalecer el conocimiento de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos, así como disminuir varios de los factores que inciden en el embarazo en adolescentes, en la transmisión del VIH y en el consumo de Sustancias ...

A Culture of Rights
January 28, 2015

A Culture of Rights

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"The main aim of this Communication for Development Study, commissioned by UNICEF [the United Nations Children's Fund], centered on carrying out a study on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) specific to Children’s Rights that will ...

Five Media Mistakes over Charlie Hebdo
January 16, 2015

Five Media Mistakes over Charlie Hebdo

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Author: Dasha Ilic, January 16 2015 - The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has featured the prophet Muhammad on its front cover once again. The Prophet is crying, just as did the cartoonist who made the cover. The headline says "All is forgiven".

Spread the Message, Not the Virus - Graphic Story
December 19, 2014

Spread the Message, Not the Virus - Graphic Story

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This series of graphic stories covers various aspects of prevention and treatment of Ebola in Liberia. Published by International Organization for Migration (IOM) Liberia, the social mobilisation tool is being used by IOM and their partners and ...

Nal'ibali "Story Power. Bring It Home" Billboard Campaign
October 9, 2014

Nal'ibali "Story Power. Bring It Home" Billboard Campaign

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In October 2014 Nal'ibali launched a billboard campaign in South Africa to "generate awareness and discussion around the power of stories to spark all children’s potential...the campaign seeks to inspire and motivate parents and caregivers to ...

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola
September 19, 2014

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola

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Created by Health COMpass, this Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) online focus package provides a list of SBCC tools and project materials which organisations working to prevent and treat Ebola can use in their health communication ...

Indignadas (Outraged Women)
August 13, 2014

Indignadas (Outraged Women)

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This art exhibit by María María Acha-Kutscher is one of the projects of the Power section of the online exhibition: Imagining Equality, launched by International Museum of Women. The presentation of  María María's art is described by the ...

Ebola and C4D
August 7, 2014

Ebola and C4D

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"Access to timely and accurate life-saving information is hence absolutely crucial. This is where UNICEF is focusing its efforts moving forward." - UNICEF Representative in Guinea, Dr. Mohamed Ag Ayoy.

August 4, 2014

Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. ...

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Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. (1998). The impact of a family planning multimedia campaign in Bamako, Mali. Studies in Family Planning, 29(3), 309-323. Abstract

Using radio to respond to Ebola in Sierra Leone
July 29, 2014

Using radio to respond to Ebola in Sierra Leone

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Author: Musa Sangarie, July 29 2014 - For the past four years, the BBC Media Action team here in Sierra Leone has been building the skills of radio stations' producers and journalists across the country. We've trained community journalists on how ...

IREX Make a Better World Photo Contest
June 27, 2014

IREX Make a Better World Photo Contest

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Amateur and professional photographers around the world are invited to submit images of scenes and individuals around the world that reflect the tagline of international nonprofit organisation IREX: "Make a Better World". Photos should ...

Advocacy Strategy Toolkit for Young People to Advance SRHR and HIV in Post 2015
May 22, 2014

Advocacy Strategy Toolkit for Young People to Advance SRHR and HIV in Post 2015

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"A ...toolkit for young people who are passionate about advancing HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights through national advocacy in the post-2015 agenda."

Nous sommes le futur du Maroc [We Are the Future of Morocco]
May 19, 2014

Nous sommes le futur du Maroc [We Are the Future of Morocco]

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"You have a story, poem, song, essay, interview to share with your peers in Morocco and the whole world?" Dedicated to children's rights, peace, cultural exchange, education, and youth empowerment, this project uses social media, radio and other ...

International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition 2014
May 1, 2014

International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition 2014

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International Peace Pals invites children throughout the world between the ages of 5 and 16 to participate in The Annual International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition. Entries are divided into four age categories for the awarding of ...

The 2014 Audience Engagement Grant Program
April 22, 2014

The 2014 Audience Engagement Grant Program

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"Through this grant we acknowledge how an individual's actions and reach are strengthened through collaboration." Positioned at the cross-section of international human rights, activism, media, and the arts, the Open Society Documentary ...

Polio Gallery
April 8, 2014

Polio Gallery

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This video from Polio Free India is a slideshow depicting the opening of the "Drops of Dialogue" polio gallery at District Hospital, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh (UP), India created by CORE Group. As can be seen here, the event had the theme: for the ...

Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case Management in South Sudan
March 26, 2014

Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case ...

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This learning paper discusses the adaptation of best practices for delivering training of Community Drug Distributors (CDDs) in the implementation of integrated community case management (ICCM) to the context in South Sudan. In two states of ...

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines
February 27, 2014

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines

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"Affording citizens with MIL competencies contributes to free, independent and pluralistic media and information systems, thereby improving the quality of information they provide. While free media is perhaps taken for granted in the western ...

December 12, 2013

The health benefits of social mobilization: experiences with community-based ...

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Harkins, T., C. Drasbek, et al. (2008). "The health benefits of social mobilization: experiences with community-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in Chao, Peru and San Luis, Honduras." Promotion & Education 15(2): 15-20. ...

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