Search

Search results

ALL IN to End the Adolescent AIDS Epidemic: A Progress Report
September 20, 2017

ALL IN to End the Adolescent AIDS Epidemic: A Progress Report

0

"ALL IN...recognizes the importance of a holistic, multi-sectoral approach towards addressing risk and vulnerability in adolescents, seeking to drive this fast-track effort through partnerships that combine forces to improve leadership, ...

Development of a Global Mechanism in Support of Advancing the Scale and Impact of Communication and Media for Development, Social and Behaviour Change
September 20, 2017

Development of a Global Mechanism in Support of Advancing the Scale and ...

0

Note: What follows is the summary of this report. The full report can be accessed at this link.

Communicating Research Through Data Visualization
September 20, 2017

Communicating Research Through Data Visualization

0

This 5-part video series from the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) offers an introduction to data visualisations to help researchers better communicate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) findings to key policy and programme audiences. It ...

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication Summit Featuring Entertainment Education
September 18, 2017

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 ...

0

Please note that what follows is an initial introduction to this Summit. More details will follow soon, as will the registration form, the abstracts submission process and form, the official Summit website, and the online communities related to ...

IDELA: Fostering Common Solutions for Young Children
September 18, 2017

IDELA: Fostering Common Solutions for Young Children

0

"In LMICs [low- and middle-income countries], there is limited guidance on the 'how to' of programs: how to get a return on investment and how to boost children's early development, especially for children from socio-cultural minorities."

Protecting Children on the Move in Asia through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Social Media
September 18, 2017

Protecting Children on the Move in Asia through Information and ...

0

"In a region with more mobile phones than people,...digital growth in Southeast Asia presents opportunities for children on the move to make informed decisions prior to migration and could help to prevent children from moving alone or being ...

IYCF Digital Image Bank
September 12, 2017

IYCF Digital Image Bank

0

"High-quality visual images are an essential component of nutrition and health social and behavior change (SBC) programming but can be difficult to find or produce." In 2010, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and partners developed an ...

Effectiveness of mHealth Interventions for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
September 12, 2017

Effectiveness of mHealth Interventions for Maternal, Newborn and Child ...

0

"mHealth research projects are typically under-theorised, poorly specified and vaguely described. This creates challenges for effective evidence synthesis, risks unintended consequences that cannot be explained, makes replication and scaling ...

Digital Tools and Changing Behaviour in Relation to Violence against Women
September 7, 2017

Digital Tools and Changing Behaviour in Relation to Violence against Women

0

What are the most effective tools developed for digital platforms (social media, mobile phone apps and websites) that have been successful in changing behaviour in relation to violence against women? Violence against women and girls (VAWG) ...

Child Sensitivity in Poverty Alleviation Programming: An Analytical Toolkit
September 7, 2017

Child Sensitivity in Poverty Alleviation Programming: An Analytical Toolkit

0

The purpose of this toolkit is to present practical guidance to help project teams ensure that poverty alleviation (PA) programmes such as those addressing food security and hunger, livelihoods, social protection, humanitarian cash/resource ...

Entering the Conversation of Young Couples Talking About Life Goals
September 6, 2017

Entering the Conversation of Young Couples Talking About Life Goals

0

These 3 short video case studies from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) team in Nepal are designed to draw viewers into the experience of peer facilitators as they engage in conversation on health with several young couples - ...

Participation of Children and Adolescents: An Indispensable Factor for a Better Municipal Investment in Central America
September 6, 2017

Participation of Children and Adolescents: An Indispensable Factor for a ...

0

"Adolescents, youth and adults representing organizations from the Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua Chapters [to  Central American Seminar of Children and Adolescents in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May 2016] exchanged experiences ...

Does Targeting Children with Hygiene Promotion Messages Work? The Effect of Handwashing Promotion Targeted at Children, on Diarrhoea, Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections and Behaviour Change, in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
September 5, 2017

Does Targeting Children with Hygiene Promotion Messages Work? The Effect of ...

0

The purpose of this systematic review is to assess if promoting the practice of handwashing with soap (HWWS), designed to reach children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), is effective at increasing handwashing behaviour and ...

World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior
September 1, 2017

World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior

0

"Can providing a role model change a person's opinion of what is possible in life and what is 'right' for a society? Can marketing a social norm of safe driving reduce accident rates? Can providing information about the energy consumption of ...

South Asia floods: Two million children shut out of schools by disaster
September 1, 2017

South Asia floods: Two million children shut out of schools by disaster

0

Author: Shabir Arain, originally posted on August 31 2017 - At least 18,000 schools damaged or destroyed across Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Severe flooding and landslides in Bangladesh, Nepal and India have prevented around 1.8 million ...

Social Norms and Girls' Well-Being: Linking Theory and Practice
August 31, 2017

Social Norms and Girls' Well-Being: Linking Theory and Practice

0

"Focusing on social norms expands the typical conversation around social change, placing human relationships within communities at the center of the narrative."

A Guide for Strengthening Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in Teaching and Learning Materials
August 31, 2017

A Guide for Strengthening Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in Teaching and ...

0

This guide seeks to advance the global efforts toward greater gender equality and inclusiveness in education by providing guidance on how to develop and evaluate teacher and learner materials that are free of bias and that promote equality and ...

Interreligious Action for Peace: Studies in Muslim-Christian Cooperation
August 30, 2017

Interreligious Action for Peace: Studies in Muslim-Christian Cooperation

0

"In development and humanitarian action, it is now widely accepted - including among many avowedly secular professionals and institutions - that religious actors are not only important influencers on a wide range of issues but that they can also ...

ReMiND Project: Midterm Evaluation Summary
August 22, 2017

ReMiND Project: Midterm Evaluation Summary

0

Using mobile phone-based health technology (mHealth) in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, the Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths Project (ReMiND) aims to increase the adoption of key maternal newborn and child health practices by improving the ...

Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND)
August 22, 2017

Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND)

0

"What was really eye-opening was that with the phone, the illiterate ASHA, who seemed overwhelmed and a bit lost, was transformed to someone with increased skills and confidence, who was effective in her work and respected in her community. - ...

Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of Success
August 22, 2017

Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of ...

0

"Women are both disproportionately affected by malnutrition (60% of the world’s 800 million malnourished people are women) and critical actors in findings lasting solutions.... Nutrition justice will only be achieved when women are empowered and ...

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C
August 21, 2017

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C

0

The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: The main document analyses progress in quantitative terms, offering profiles of each of the 17 programme countries. A ...

Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors
August 17, 2017

Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors

0

Developed by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in collaboration with Girls Not Brides, this series of 10 briefs provides a short, accessible introduction to incorporating and measuring child marriage prevention and response ...

Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation
August 16, 2017

Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation

0

"Online sexual abuse and exploitation is a growing global problem for girls and boys, many of whom suffer in silence at the hands of people closest to them in their homes and communities. Through their values, moral authority and extensive ...

A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on School-Related Gender-Based Violence
August 14, 2017

A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on ...

0

As reports have proliferated on widespread violence experienced by girls and boys in and around schools across the globe, school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) has become a major concern for policymakers, education practitioners, and ...

Child, Early, and Forced Marriage Resource Guide
August 14, 2017

Child, Early, and Forced Marriage Resource Guide

0

This resource guide provides information on how the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) sectors, missions, and staff can integrate child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) prevention and response into their programming. It ...

Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive Rights
August 8, 2017

Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive ...

0

"This publication sets forth the barriers adolescents face in realizing their sexual and reproductive health and rights, discusses recent critical developments in the human rights framework underpinning these rights, and proposes a way forward ...

Young Adolescents and Digital Media: Uses, Risks and Opportunities in Low-and Middle-Income Countries
August 7, 2017

Young Adolescents and Digital Media: Uses, Risks and Opportunities in ...

0

With the goal of contributing to evidence-informed programming and policy dialogues and action, this rapid evidence review explores adolescent girls' access to and use of digital media, especially mobile phones and the internet, in low- and ...

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on Infant and Young Child Feeding
August 3, 2017

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on ...

0

"Strengthening the ability of mentor-supervisors to provide ongoing mentoring can help health workers improve their counseling performance with patients and clients."

Research into Gender Equality and Early Childhood Development in Eleven Countries in Asia
August 3, 2017

Research into Gender Equality and Early Childhood Development in Eleven ...

0

"These findings are of concern because they suggest that in the communities studied, the existing gender discrimination, the low social position of women and the gendered distribution of labour are being taught from the earliest age, instilled in ...

Unfairy Tales
August 2, 2017

Unfairy Tales

0

"It's the switch from a playful storybook to the real world that delivers the Unfairy Tales message." - Alex Danklof, Media Monks At the end of March 2016, the firm 180LA created for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) a three-part ...

Determinants of Performance of Supplemental Immunization Activities for Polio Eradication in Uttar Pradesh, India: Social Mobilization Activities of the Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and Core Group Polio Project (CGPP)
July 26, 2017

Determinants of Performance of Supplemental Immunization Activities for ...

0

"Social mobilization activities can improve the performance of mass vaccination campaigns." The primary strategy that has been employed to interrupt transmission of wild poliovirus in India is to improve supplemental immunisation activities ...

How to Integrate Children's Participation in Health and Nutrition Programming
July 26, 2017

How to Integrate Children's Participation in Health and Nutrition Programming

0

This guide has been developed for Save the Children’s health and nutrition staff and partners so they can better support the meaningful participation of children and young people in health and nutrition programmes. As defined by Save the ...

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children
July 25, 2017

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children

0

This World Health Organization (WHO) document "identifies a select group of strategies that have shown success in reducing violence against children. They are: implementation and enforcement of laws; norms and values; safe environments; parent ...

Community Mobilisation through Women's Groups to improve the Health of Mothers and Babies: Good Practice Guide
July 25, 2017

Community Mobilisation through Women's Groups to improve the Health of ...

0

"This 'good practice' guide, based on the experience of a project in India and Bangladesh called Saving Mothers and Children, describes an approach that has the potential to reduce maternal and newborn deaths, and to address other health ...

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers
July 21, 2017

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers

0

"Rather than thinking about children as objects to be studied, we might think of children as co-researchers who are involved in all phases of a research project, from defining the issues to be investigated and designing the methods that will be ...

Social and Behavior Change Communication in Integrated Health Programs: A Scoping and Rapid Review
July 20, 2017

Social and Behavior Change Communication in Integrated Health Programs: A ...

0

The aim of this review is to understand the nature and scope of social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) in integrated health programmes, as well as to examine the associated knowledge, attitudinal, behavioural, and health outcomes. The ...

Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood Violence: A Review of the Evidence from Low- and Middle-income Countries
July 20, 2017

Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood ...

0

"...violent behaviours are typically normalized in childhood, putting children who experience or witness violence at a higher risk of experience and perpetration in adulthood....While risk and protective factors for childhood violence have been ...

Planning and Providing Effective Immunization Services
July 20, 2017

Planning and Providing Effective Immunization Services

0

"Flexibility and creativity are needed to develop service delivery strategies that are appropriate for the needs of different communities." This resource from K4Health is part of the Technical Reference Materials (TRMs), which are products of ...

Gender Inequality and Early Childhood Development
July 19, 2017

Gender Inequality and Early Childhood Development

0

This Plan International document reviews linkages between early childhood development (ECD) and gender, in order to address the following questions: "Why is the development that occurs in the early years of such critical importance for the rights ...

Communicating the Social Determinants of Health: Guidelines for Common Messaging
July 17, 2017

Communicating the Social Determinants of Health: Guidelines for Common Messaging

0

Based on research commissioned by the Canadian Council on Social Determinants of Health (CCSDH), these guidelines for common messaging examine factors that influence audience receptivity to social determinants of health (SDH) messages, the ...

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Identifying and Vaccinating Chronically Missed Children
July 14, 2017

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Identifying and Vaccinating ...

0

These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) address the problem of chronically missed children (CMC), who are widely discussed in polio eradication initiatives. It has been found that especially ...

Early Childhood Matters 2017
July 11, 2017

Early Childhood Matters 2017

0

This edition of Early Childhood Matters (ECM), the Bernard van Leer Foundation's journal, sets out to new ideas on advances in early childhood development, while exploring the challenges of scaling up. The introduction suggests that ideas like ...

The People in the Pictures - Vital Perspectives on Save the Children's Image Making
July 10, 2017

The People in the Pictures - Vital Perspectives on Save the Children's Image ...

0

“Debates about the visual representations of global poverty have been going on for many years, yet the experiences and views of those featured have been notably absent.”

Paving the Way for a Healthy Life
July 7, 2017

Paving the Way for a Healthy Life

0

"The power of the Wheel and its implementation strategy lies in that it was conceived as a process that actively involves the participation of 1,000 Day families and the community, individually and collectively, rather than serving as a passive ...

Training on Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE)
July 5, 2017

Training on Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE)

0

This document reports on the implementation of "Training on Child Protection in Emergency" through a partnership between UNICEF and Diyalo Pariwar for members of protection clusters in each of 12 districts (Chitwan, Tanahu, Kaski, Nawalparasi, ...

Children and the Data Cycle: Rights and Ethics in a Big Data World
June 27, 2017

Children and the Data Cycle: Rights and Ethics in a Big Data World

0

"With increasing collection of big data and a vocal data science movement calling for more open data and greater utilization of big data within public, private and not-for-profit policymaking arenas, ensuring the protection of and respect for ...

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women and Girls in Karnataka, South India
June 23, 2017

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women ...

0

"...interventions that integrate a norms approach can contribute to strengthening the rights of women and girls and reducing the violent practices that affect the health and human rights of hundreds of millions globally." Social norms play an ...

"She Cannot Just Sit Around Waiting to Turn Twenty" - Understanding Why Child Marriage Persists in Kenya and Zambia
June 22, 2017

"She Cannot Just Sit Around Waiting to Turn Twenty" - Understanding Why ...

0

“Around the world, an estimated 15 million girls are married each year before they turn 18, and UNICEF estimates that 720 million women alive today were married as children.”

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan
June 21, 2017

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan

0

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to support improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health (RMNCH) in South Sudan. This report ...

SEARCH GUIDANCE: These search results (thread above) relate to the issue focus of this theme site space. That focus will always be selected (for example: Global, Polio). In order to search the full platform knowledge base please click: Global (all knowledge in English), Soul Beat Africa (all Africa related knowledge); La Iniciativa de Comunicación - América Latina y el Caribe (Español); Classifieds (Jobs, Events, Consultants, RFPs, Materials), or The CI Network.

Recent Comments from the Network