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

Are community-based arts approaches really all that different   from other participatory community-based projects?
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 ...
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Connections: Lifeline Communication for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

Connections: Lifeline Communication for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan
"Amid growing recognition that information is as crucial a factor in the humanitarian toolkit as food, water, medicine and shelter, Connections gives Syrian refugees practical advice and guidance on issues such as registering with the UN, ...
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Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond ...

Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond to Change and Cope with Emergencies
"At BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity, we believe that media and communication can help people become more resilient and recover more swiftly from disaster."
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#authenticate Campaign

#authenticate Campaign
"We can no longer accept the use of cell lines that have not been authenticated as a normal part of the research process. Cell authentication is a key element towards improved research fidelity. We need everyone within the life sciences community ...
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Films for Syrian refugees: Do it Yourself, Do it Together

Films for Syrian refugees: Do it Yourself, Do it Together
Author: BBC Media Action blogger Maha Taki, June 22 2015 - An elderly man, one eye milky blue with age, peers into the camera. Immediately behind him lie neat rows of white tarpaulin shelters, walls flapping in the wind. "Each person builds his ...
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Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families
"In this study, we look at media access among Hispanic-Latino families, children’s use of content that parents considered educational, parents’ perceptions of their child’ learning from educational media, parents' own use of technology for their ...
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Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media

Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media
Global Health Media Project offers this series of videos on breastfeeding to illustrate critical health care information for providers and populations in low-resource settings. "This set of videos has been developed for health workers so that ...
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Childhood and Media

Childhood and Media
From Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this guide for journalists and media professionals in Valencia, Spain, is based upon a study, among communication professionals from TV, radio, periodicals, and daily ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015
The World Health Summit (WHS) has called for applications for its Young Science Journalists Award:  "In cooperation with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis ...
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ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and ...

ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and Teaching Methods in Under-resourced Schools in Developing Countries
"IICD believes that equipping teachers with pedagogical tools and access to information can bring about large-scale social changes in entire educational systems. Many of the gaps in education in developing countries can be bridged with the help ...
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Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?

Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?
Author: Adnan R. Amin, May 19 2015 - BACKGROUND
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Radio Instruction to Strengthen Education (RISE) and Zanzibar Teacher ...

Radio Instruction to Strengthen Education (RISE) and Zanzibar Teacher Upgrading by Radio (ZTUR)
"...interactive audio programming (IAI) remains a viable and useful intervention format for increasing access to high-quality early education, particularly in the most challenged districts..."
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How to Do Audience Segmentation

How to Do Audience Segmentation
"Audience segmentation is a key activity within an audience analysis. It is the process of dividing a large audience into smaller groups of people - or segments - who have similar needs, values or characteristics. Segmentation recognizes that ...
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How to Do an Audience Analysis

How to Do an Audience Analysis
"An audience analysis is a process used to identify and understand the priority and influencing audiences for a SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] strategy. The priority and influencing audiences are those people whose behavior must ...
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How to Write a Creative Brief

How to Write a Creative Brief
"A creative brief is a short, written document used by project managers and creative professionals to guide the development of creative materials (e.g. drama, film, visual design, narrative copy, advertising, websites, slogans) to be used in ...
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Son de Tambora 312 - Infancia y Comunicación para el Cambio Social y de ...

De: La Iniciativa de Comunicación Comunicación y medios para el desarrollo de América Latina y el Caribe 
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Edutainment for Social Participation

Edutainment for Social Participation
Implemented in 2011 in Colombia by PCI Media Impact and the Fundación Social (Social Foundation), this programme is designed to strengthen the capacities of members of community organisations, especially youth, on the use of the approach and ...
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Girls Empowered Stories of Change - Digital Storytelling Project

Girls Empowered Stories of Change - Digital Storytelling Project
As part of the global Grassroots Girls Initiative (GGI), launched in 2006 by the Nike Foundation, Firelight Foundation (one of six partners who make up the GGI consortium), worked with three organisations in Malawi and Rwanda to identify and ...
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Schools Transforming Territories

Schools Transforming Territories
This Colombian project is aimed to strengthen the development of citizen capacities in public schools in Bogotá, through the "audiovisual systematization of significant experiences" of the citizenship construction concepts and peaceful ...
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Escuela Audiovisual Infantil - EAI (Child Audiovisual School), Belén de los ...

Escuela Audiovisual Infantil - EAI (Child Audiovisual School), Belén de los Andaquíes
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 ...
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I Decide - Yo Decido

I Decide - Yo Decido
To help strengthen the systems of protection for children and youth in Guatemala, since 2013, the organisation Young Guatemala Peace Association, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has undertaken a number of ...
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Communicators Network for Children and Youth

Communicators Network for Children and Youth
This network was created with the aim of giving voice to Honduran children and adolescents. It seeks to promote their role and participation through organising, leadership, and social mobilisation. Using written media, radio and television, and ...
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Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes ...

Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes Oriented for Work Training
The "Revela2 in Campoalto" project is part of the  entertainment-education (EE) strategy of "Revela2, from all positions," a multimedia communication platform that is being implemented in Colombia, beginning in 2010, with the aim ...
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Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer

Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer
This Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) primer, part of a series of 8 research theory documents, is designed to explain "Social (or Observational) Learning Theory", which, as stated in the primer, "stipulates that people can learn ...
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Revela2 en Campoalto, una estrategia de intervención en programas de ...

Revela2 en Campoalto, una estrategia de intervención en programas de educación orientada al trabajo
El proyecto “Revela2 en Campoalto” hace parte de la Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones", una plataforma multimedial de comunicación que se viene implementando en Colombia desde el año 2010 con el objetivo de ...
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Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia

Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia
En el marco del Día Mundial de Oración y Acción por la Niñez, líderes de diferentes comunidades religiosas y de fe en Panamá, miembros de la Red Global de Religiones a favor de la Niñez (GNRC) con el apoyo de UNICEF Panamá, se  unen ...
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Yo decido

Yo decido
Para contribuir a fortalecer los sitemas de protección a favor de la infancia y la juventud en Guatemala, desde 2013 la organización Paz Joven en alianza con UNICEF ha emprendido una serie de estrategias para que los gobiernos locales lleven a ...
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Mobile Videos for Early Childhood Care and Development Project

Mobile Videos for Early Childhood Care and Development Project
Since July 2012, Plan International has been using mobile phone videos to reach out to remote communities in Uganda to share best practices in supporting the early childhood care and development (ECCD) needs of young children. In collaboration ...
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Edu-entretenimiento para la participación social

Edu-entretenimiento para la participación social
Programa implementado en Colombia desde 2011 por PCI Media Impact y la Fundación Social con el fin de fortalecer las capacidades de miembros de las organizaciones comunitarias, especialmente de jóvenes, en el uso del enfoque y la metodología del ...
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Girl Hub Programme

Girl Hub Programme
The Girl Hub initiative is working to improve girls' lives in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Nigeria through advances in education, health, safety, and economic opportunity. By providing safe spaces, engaging with leaders, and producing communication and ...
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Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México
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 ...
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Escuelas Transformando Territorios

Escuelas Transformando Territorios
Proyecto dirigido a fortalecer el desarrollo de capacidades ciudadanas en los colegios públicos de Bogotá, a partir de la sistematización audiovisual de experiencias significativas para la construcción de ciudadanía y convivencia desde el ...
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Corruption in Schools Campaign

Corruption in Schools Campaign
Launched by Corruption Watch in late 2013, the Corruption in Schools Campaign is working to encourage public participation in combating corruption in schools in South Africa. Through its online and SMS [text messaging] platforms and other media ...
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Annual Report 2013: Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan

Annual Report 2013: Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan
From the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan, this report narrates the epidemiological situation with regard to polio, the status of supplementary immunisation activities (SIAs), acute flaccid paralysis ...
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LA-TRAIN- SWACCHATA EXPRESS

How about using Indian Railways to promote Swachh Bharat! Author: Anand Shekar, February 11 2015 - Mahatma Gandhi had a long relationship with the railways. The railways were instrumental in the conversion of the lawyer M.K. Gandhi into the ...
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Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox for Journalists Covering Violent Conflict ...

Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox for Journalists Covering Violent Conflict and Atrocities
Produced as part of Internews' Project on Conflict and Media during 2012-2014, this toolbox for journalists "uses the principles of conflict-sensitive journalism (CSJ) to teach reporters how to cover even the most senseless acts of cruelty ...
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Inside Story - Film and Discussion Guide

Inside Story - Film and Discussion Guide
Inside Story is a 98-minute African film that tells the story of the science of HIV transmission by combining the story of a rising soccer star with an animated journey of HIV infection through the human body.
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Floating Education and Health Centre Bangladesh

Floating Education and Health Centre Bangladesh
During the monsoon season (June to October), in some flood-prone communities in Bangladesh, children cannot attend school, and communities cannot access healthcare facilities when their villages are cut off from mainland services by flooding. Two ...
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Audience Reception and Evaluation Study for Sexual and Reproductive Health ...

Audience Reception and Evaluation Study for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Communication Program in Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
This 53-page audience reception report discusses the findings of a study conducted by the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication on the implementation of a programme on sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) among ...
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Hathipaon Mukt Bharat (Filaria Free India)

Hathipaon Mukt Bharat (Filaria Free India)
Certified polio-free in 2014, India turned its attention to another public health challenge: the elimination of lymphatic filariasis (also called filaria or elephantiasis - "Hathipaon" in colloquial Hindi), which is a neglected tropical disease ...
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David Blumenkrantz - Communications Advocacy Consultant - CA, United States

David Blumenkrantz - Communications Advocacy Consultant - CA, United States
David Blumenkrantz’s professional experience includes eight years of NGO, documentary and photojournalism work in East and Central Africa. From his home in Kenya, he traveled extensively and covered social, relief and development, and political ...
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I Survived Ebola Multi-media Campaign

I Survived Ebola Multi-media Campaign
Launched in December 2014, the I Survived Ebola campaign is using personal stories and experiences told by Ebola survivors in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea "to inform, protect, and spread hope" while also countering stigma and discrimination. ...
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Communicating Disparity: How Social Design Can Create Public Engagement with ...

Communicating Disparity: How Social Design Can Create Public Engagement with Issues of Inequality
"[A] social design focus should concentrate on context-specific innovations that open safe spaces for dialogue and create new ways of delivering motivating and clear messages to the general public by challenging normalised ideas. Ultimately, this ...
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Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide

Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide
"Without question, communication is playing an increasingly important role within complex emergencies. New information and communication technologies and burgeoning social media use are combining with the extensive reach and use of traditional ...
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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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Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone: What is not going on right?

Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone: What is not going on right?
Author: Ibrahim Sesay, December 13 2014 - I have been closely monitoring the various interventions that had been and are still being undertaken by the government of Sierra Leone and its stakeholders to address the dreadful Ebola epidemic in the ...
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Children for Health

Children for Health
Children for Health is "dedicated to the promotion of health education in developing countries, focused on developing children as ambassadors and communicators of essential health messages in their communities." The United Kingdom (UK)-based ...
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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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