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IREX's Guide to Organizational Performance Improvement
October 19, 2017

IREX's Guide to Organizational Performance Improvement

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"Inclusive and genuinely participatory approaches ensure commitment from all stakeholders to the performance improvement process, build trust, and result in performance solutions that make sense for all involved."

International Practices to Promote Budget Literacy: Key Findings and Lessons Learned
October 18, 2017

International Practices to Promote Budget Literacy: Key Findings and Lessons ...

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"Budget literacy is defined as 'the ability to read, decipher, and understand public budgets to enable and enhance meaningful citizen participation in the budget process.' Budget literacy consists of two main parts: (1) a technical understanding ...

Effective Training: Essential Principles, Approaches, and Process
October 17, 2017

Effective Training: Essential Principles, Approaches, and Process

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"Training can have diverse goals, objectives, and audiences. Therefore, it's important to consider a participant's context, needs, and abilities throughout the design and delivery process to ensure successful transfer of knowledge, skills, and ...

Unlock the Power of Girls Now
October 17, 2017

Unlock the Power of Girls Now

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"Achieving gender equality is a long and slow process and those who step forward to challenge the status quo are often threatened and stigmatised. Girls, and all champions of change, need to be resilient and to gather strength from working ...

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline Findings from an Implementation Research Study
October 16, 2017

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline Findings ...

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"Women working in global supply chains, many of whom are young and undereducated migrants, have limited health knowledge and often lack access to critical health services and products. Myths and misconceptions, especially stigmas around ...

YouthPower Learning Event: Positive Youth Development for HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming: What Do We Know?
October 13, 2017

YouthPower Learning Event: Positive Youth Development for HIV/AIDS and ...

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What does Positive Youth Development (PYD) look like in HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programming in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)? What is evidence of the effectiveness of a PYD approach in improving HIV/AIDS and ...

Guide to Designing Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs for Youth in Egypt
October 10, 2017

Guide to Designing Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs for Youth in Egypt

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The purpose of this guide from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is to provide a selection of "Essential Elements" and tools to guide the creation, or strengthening, of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) social and behaviour ...

Voices of Hope: Adolescent Girls and Boys Contributing to Individual and Collective Change to Advance Gender Equality
October 6, 2017

Voices of Hope: Adolescent Girls and Boys Contributing to Individual and ...

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From Plan International, this series of studies in Colombia and Uganda was designed to identify opportunities to change the norms that limit girls' freedoms and rights. Qualitative tools in each country included a semi-structured interview to ...

Deliver + Enable Toolkit: Scaling-up Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)
October 5, 2017

Deliver + Enable Toolkit: Scaling-up Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)

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Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has gained global recognition as a vital effort to empower adolescents and young people; enable them to improve and protect their health, well-being, and dignity; and support them in developing critical ...

The Impact and Cost of Child Marriage Prevention in Three African Settings
October 4, 2017

The Impact and Cost of Child Marriage Prevention in Three African Settings

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"Developing and testing streamlined, and minimum basic interventions is critical in the context of child marriage. The practice prevails in the poorest countries with large numbers of girls affected. Interventions that have the potential to reach ...

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges
October 4, 2017

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges

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"This study aims at understanding the role of ICT [information and communication technology] in realising women's rights, gender equality and women's economic empowerment in order to identify challenges and opportunities for women and girls to ...

Mmata Tswana (My Partner) - Community Caregiver Support Groups to Improve ART Adherence Amongst Adolescents Living with HIV
October 3, 2017

Mmata Tswana (My Partner) - Community Caregiver Support Groups to Improve ...

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“As experts in their own situations and children’s closest supporters, caregivers are crucial to providing psychosocial, adherence and retention support to the children and adolescents that they care for. They are well placed to provide overall ...

HC3 in Action: Supporting Youth Health with SBCC
September 29, 2017

HC3 in Action: Supporting Youth Health with SBCC

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This brief describes key examples, challenges, insights, and resources to emerge from Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) initiatives to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for youth and adolescents, ages 10 to 24, ...

Guiding Principles for Building Youth Soft Skills among Adolescents and Young Adults
September 28, 2017

Guiding Principles for Building Youth Soft Skills among Adolescents and ...

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"Despite frequent calls to focus programming and research on soft skills, little attention has been placed on understanding how these skills are built and what practitioners should do to foster them. This report fills the gap by identifying six ...

Male Engagement in HIV Response - A Platform of Action
September 28, 2017

Male Engagement in HIV Response - A Platform of Action

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"Gender equality and gender-sensitive approaches must be integral parts of the policies and actions that drive the HIV response." This Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) meeting report highlights gender inequalities and harmful ...

Impact Data - Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love)
September 22, 2017

Impact Data - Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love)

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Launched in July 2017 by the Timorese non-governmental organisation (NGO) Ba Futuru, Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love) is an entertainment-education film series in Timor-Leste that explores issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, gender ...

Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love)
September 22, 2017

Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love)

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As a key part of its violence prevention work, the Timorese non-governmental organisation (NGO) Ba Futuru utilises methods like film in an effort to create changes in attitudes and behaviour. Launched in July 2017, Domin Nakloke (Unlocking Love) ...

A Study in User-Centered Communication and Family Planning Decision-Making in Nepal
September 21, 2017

A Study in User-Centered Communication and Family Planning Decision-Making ...

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The case studies from Nepal in this report detail conversations that took place between young couples and Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) health workers and family members, also sharing their reflections on campaign-related ...

Prevention+ Programme
September 21, 2017

Prevention+ Programme

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Prevention+ is a five-year (2016-2020) multi-country programme that envisions a world where healthy, respectful, and equal relationships are the norm. To achieve its objectives, the programme addresses the root causes of gender-based violence – ...

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

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"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 ...

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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

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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 ...

Media and Information Literacy: Reinforcing Human Rights, Countering Radicalization and Extremism
September 19, 2017

Media and Information Literacy: Reinforcing Human Rights, Countering ...

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"MIL [media and information literacy] is a strong tool, cutting across educational, cultural and social contexts. It can help overcome disinformation, stereotypes and intolerance conveyed through some media and in online spaces. Here, stimulating ...

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 ...

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN AT THIS LINK ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION PROCESS for this SUMMIT NOW OPEN AT THIS LINK Summit Web Site Summit Overview

CBT 2.0 Curriculum and User's Manual
September 14, 2017

CBT 2.0 Curriculum and User's Manual

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a framework that takes a practical approach to solving problems, has demonstrated value for helping young people with involvement in the justice system slow down their thinking processes and make more ...

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 ...

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"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 ...

Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal
September 5, 2017

Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

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Author: BBC Media Action Nepal Stakeholder Liaison Pratibha Tuladhar, originally posted Augusut 31 2017 - Social media is providing a platform for young voices in a new programme called Taja Sawal (Fresh Questions) in Nepal. The studio painted ...

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV 101 Workshop Guide
September 1, 2017

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV 101 Workshop Guide

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The key focus of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance's Link Up project is to contribute to the integration of vital sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV interventions for young key populations at country level. The Alliance's ...

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

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

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

Peacebuilding, Governance, Gender, Protection and Youth Assessments - A Basic Guide for Busy Practitioners
August 22, 2017

Peacebuilding, Governance, Gender, Protection and Youth Assessments - A ...

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This basic guide seeks to help development planners and implementers to better understand the communities they are working in, and therefore to develop more relevant and effective programming. If offers assessments that will help organisations ...

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C
August 21, 2017

Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C

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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

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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 ...

UNDP Guidelines on Engaging with Faith-based Organizations and Religious Leaders
August 15, 2017

UNDP Guidelines on Engaging with Faith-based Organizations and Religious Leaders

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"Faith matters to people, and matters to development. In many parts of the world, faith-based organizations (FBOs) and religious leaders (RLs) are influential in both the political and social spheres, and have a broad following in society. Their ...

Applying Theory to Practice: CARE's Journey Piloting Social Norms Measures for Gender Programming
August 15, 2017

Applying Theory to Practice: CARE's Journey Piloting Social Norms Measures ...

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"CARE has found that there are persistent gender inequitable behaviors that are not changing despite working on attitudes and providing information, and where good policies are in place. CARE sought out to test whether a deeper understanding of ...

Implementing UNSCR 2250: Youth and Religious Actors Engaging for Peace
August 14, 2017

Implementing UNSCR 2250: Youth and Religious Actors Engaging for Peace

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"At a time in which religious youth are particularly vulnerable to recruitment to violent extremism, it is imperative that the voices of youth - especially those who are influential religious actors in their own right, shaping religious ...

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

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

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"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 ...

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a Handbook for Public Health Programme Managers
August 1, 2017

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a ...

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This European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report describes and analyses the social media space and the opportunities it presents for programmes to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youth (aged ...

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers
July 21, 2017

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers

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"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 ...

Advocating for Change for Adolescents! A Practical Toolkit for Young People to Advocate for Improved Adolescent Health and Well-being
July 20, 2017

Advocating for Change for Adolescents! A Practical Toolkit for Young People ...

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“Adolescents and young people are uniquely positioned to be effective advocates to hold their governments accountable for the delivery of promises, policies and programs that affect their lives. Now, more than any other time, young people have ...

Building Safe Spaces to Support Young Women's Participation in Local Governance in Indonesia
July 18, 2017

Building Safe Spaces to Support Young Women's Participation in Local ...

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"This report illustrates that systematic barriers prevent them [young women] from taking advantage of opportunities to participate in community decision-making structures, and reflects on how one NGO is working to overcome these barriers and ...

The Path to 2020: Delivering Transformative, Rights-based Family Planning
July 12, 2017

The Path to 2020: Delivering Transformative, Rights-based Family Planning

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"...dialogue and reflection can lead to positive outcomes..."

mHealth and Young People in South Africa
July 11, 2017

mHealth and Young People in South Africa

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"The key players in the provision of mHealth services for young people have been the non-profit sector organizations seeking to further their reach or to strengthen existing public health programmes."

Best Practices for Adolescent- and Youth-Friendly HIV Services - A Compendium of Selected Projects in PEPFAR-Supported Countries
July 11, 2017

Best Practices for Adolescent- and Youth-Friendly HIV Services - A ...

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“Adolescents (ages 10-19) and youth (ages 15-24) bear a disproportionate share of the HIV burden, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. However, little is known about what projects are doing to make their interventions adolescent- and youth-friendly ...

Digital Reach
July 10, 2017

Digital Reach

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Working with 12 delivery partners, Nominet Trust is supporting six pilot projects in the United Kingdom (UK) to test a range of new models to meaningfully improve the digital skills, confidence, and resilience of young people aged 15-24 who lack ...

Let's talk about sex: using radio to educate teenagers in Bangladesh
July 5, 2017

Let's talk about sex: using radio to educate teenagers in Bangladesh

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Author: Gourob Kundu, originally posted June 30 2017 - Our world is home to 1.8 billion young people. The majority of these 10 to 24-year-olds live in Asia, with 48 million alone growing up in Bangladesh.   Our world is home to 1.8 ...

Application of Real-Time Global Media Monitoring and 'Derived Questions' for Enhancing Communication by Regulatory Bodies: The Case of Human Papillomavirus Vaccines
July 3, 2017

Application of Real-Time Global Media Monitoring and 'Derived Questions' for ...

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"[M]edicine safety and public trust into underlying surveillance systems could benefit from listening more systematically to the public, identifying and challenging misleading or missing information and addressing what different population groups ...

Media and Information Literacy: A Practical Guidebook for Trainers
June 29, 2017

Media and Information Literacy: A Practical Guidebook for Trainers

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"Both Deutsche Welle and DW Akademie promote freedom of expression and access to information. Our fundamental belief is that this right can only be realized when all people are able to freely, independently, and confidently communicate online, ...

Hitting the road to reach young Cambodian job-seekers
June 28, 2017

Hitting the road to reach young Cambodian job-seekers

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Author: My Sovann, BBC Media Action Communications coordinator, Cambodia, originally published June 23 2017 - "I feel so excited about the roadshow, I have never ever seen an educational event like this in my village" shouts high school student ...

How is a Radio Programme Helping Bangladeshi Youth Cope with the Challenges of Adolescence?
June 22, 2017

How is a Radio Programme Helping Bangladeshi Youth Cope with the Challenges ...

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"Qualitative research found that radio magazine show Dosh Unisher Mor (Crossroads at 10 to 19) [from BBC Media Action] provided adolescents with a much-needed source of information on topics deemed taboo, such as sexual and reproductive health ...

"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 ...

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“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.”

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