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Effect of a Behaviour-Change Intervention on Handwashing with Soap in India ...

Effect of a Behaviour-Change Intervention on Handwashing with Soap in India (SuperAmma): A Cluster-Randomised Trial
"Thus far, efforts to change handwashing behaviour on a large scale have had little success, possibly because they have focused on beliefs about the health benefits of handwashing with soap and given relatively little attention to the effect of ...
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Handbook of Participatory Video

Handbook of Participatory Video
The Handbook of Participatory Video describes this use of video as a research methodology, discussing it from the perspective of its "emancipatory nature and potential for social change. In twenty-eight chapters, contributors examine historical, ...
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Scaling up Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nairobi and ...

Scaling up Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nairobi and Coast, Kenya
This Pathfinder technical update summarises elements of a programme called 2011 APHIAplus Nairobi-Coast Health Service Delivery project that facilitated the expansion of a gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response programme to six ...
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HeforShe Campaign

HeforShe Campaign
"It's 2014 and women around the world are still being abused, objectified and silenced. Yet, women are half of the world's potential and every single one has the right to a life free from discrimination. Your voice is powerful - raise it to tell ...
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Beyond the Film: Innovations in the Participatory Use of Film at ...

Beyond the Film: Innovations in the Participatory Use of Film at International Conferences on Climate
This 11-page report shares insights and discussion from the Beyond the Film Festival (BtFF) at Development and Climate (D & C) Days, held alongside the United Nations COP18 climate talks in Qatar. Participants engaged in an experiential ...
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Nation against Early Marriage

Nation against Early Marriage
"In several communities of rural India, early marriage is the norm - a social practice followed as a tradition. Our research shows that the prevalence of this tradition is not due to the lack of awareness about the legal validity or legitimacy of ...
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Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines
"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 ...
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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Awards

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Awards
"The insight and creativity with which young people have produced videos on tough issues, such as racism, human trafficking and social marginalization, reflect the ingenuity youth bring to addressing today's most pressing social problems."
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Y4PE (Youth for Polio Eradication)

Y4PE (Youth for Polio Eradication)
"[Y]outh's productive engagement in the polio/RI programme will provide it with a source of continued dynamism and productive energy. This is especially so as the Polio Eradication programme is transcending into a crucial phase, as for over three ...
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Harnessing the Power of Videos: A Video Storytelling Training Toolkit for ...

Harnessing the Power of Videos: A Video Storytelling Training Toolkit for Organizations Working with Adolescent Girls
"Harnessing the Power of Videos is a training toolkit for community-based organizations on how they and the adolescent girls they serve can use visual media and technology to tell their stories and those of their communities; to be heard; and, in ...
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Effectiveness of a video-based motivational skills-building HIV ...

Essien, E. J., O. Mgbere, et al. (2011). "Effectiveness of a video-based motivational skills-building HIV risk-reduction intervention for female military personnel." Social Science & Medicine 72(1): 63-71.
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Video Girls for Change Project

Video Girls for Change Project
Launched in 2011 in Guatemala and Uganda, Video Girls for Change is a 4-stage Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation capacity building (PV for M&E) initiative designed to allow adolescent girls living in poverty to use ...
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Urban malaria treatment behaviour in the context of low levels of malaria ...

Brieger, W. R., H. R. Sesay, et al. (2001). "Urban malaria treatment behaviour in the context of low levels of malaria transmission in Lagos, Nigeria." African journal of medicine and medical sciences 30 Suppl: 7-15.
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Social Justice Documentary: Designing for Impact

Social Justice Documentary: Designing for Impact
"Cheaper production and distribution tools, new channels, and increasingly skillful and networked users are challenging previous assumptions about how social documentaries reach users, and offering powerful but vexing opportunities for ...
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Mind-Rights Film Festival (MRFF)

Mind-Rights Film Festival (MRFF)
This a short film festival and international competition that focuses on showcasing cinematographic works that deal with mental health issues in order to promote the rights of people with mental disorders.
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Local Voices: Congolese Communities and The Kivu Conflict

Local Voices: Congolese Communities and The Kivu Conflict
Launched in December 2013, the Local Voices: Congolese Communities and The Kivu Conflict project is working to share the experiences of the local populations who, in remote areas of Kivu, have been facing militias and armed violence for 20 years. ...
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Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras - Day Labor Theater without Borders, TJSF

Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras - Day Labor Theater without Borders, TJSF
Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras (Day Labor Theater without Borders, TJSF)  is a Los Angeles (LA), California (CA), United States (US)-based ensemble theatre group made up of day labourers. Its mission is to improve the lives of day labourers ...
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The Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism

The Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism
"Do you want to discover the universe that inspired the literary and journalistic work of Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel García Márquez?"
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Helpdesk Research Report: Changing Attitudes and Behaviours in Relation to ...

Helpdesk Research Report: Changing Attitudes and Behaviours in Relation to Gender Equality
Written in response to request to provide a "review of the literature on awareness/behaviour change strategies aimed at achieving greater gender equality, highlighting evidence of impact," this document gives an overview and information on: the ...
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Invictus: An Inspiration Through Sport

Invictus: An Inspiration Through Sport
Author: Tariq Mohammed, posted on his blog December 28 2009, cross-posted January 10 2014      Over the years there have been many sport dramas, but none quite like Clint Eastwood’s latest movie - Invictus - based on a ...
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Real Films, Real Impact

Real Films, Real Impact
"...[D]ocumentaries are increasingly being recognised as a key medium for communicating social justice issues and inspiring social change....But there is widespread lack of understanding about how the social impact of such media should be ...
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Talk, Listen, Connect: Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young ...

Talk, Listen, Connect: Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young Children
"With its easy to understand format and overall appeal, the kit materials engaged families in its use and provided the foundation for discussion."
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Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes - Supporting ...

Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young Children
This is an evaluation of Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes (TLC II), a multimedia kit designed for young children in the United States (US) whose parents have deployed (for military duty) multiple times. Developed by Sesame ...
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An Impact Assessment of an Educational Pilot Project with Sisimpur and the ...

An Impact Assessment of an Educational Pilot Project with Sisimpur and the Bangladesh Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MOPME)
This is an evaluation of Sisimpur, an adaptation co-production of Sesame Street, the educational television series broadcast in the United States (US), localised by Bangladeshi producers to meet the needs of children in Bangladesh. (Please see ...
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The Animated Activist: A Presentation by Firdaus Kharas

The Animated Activist: A Presentation by Firdaus Kharas
In this presentation by social innovator and director Firdaus Kharas at Unite for Sight's 2013 Global Health & Innovation Conference, Kharas discusses production of animation, documentaries, films, and television series designed to educate, ...
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Talking Condoms and Global Health: Firdaus Kharas' innovative approach to ...

Talking Condoms and Global Health: Firdaus Kharas' innovative approach to health behavior change
Author James Militzer, posted June 19 2013, cross-posted December 12 2013:       Behavior change is often called the holy grail of global health promotion. Its appeal is clear: It’s much cheaper and easier to prevent ...
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Digital Revolution: A Value Addition Platform to the Agricultural Ecosystem

Digital Revolution: A Value Addition Platform to the Agricultural Ecosystem
"ICT and agriculture have now found a home in each other and this is radically changing the face of a sector..."
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Humara Bachpan Campaign

Humara Bachpan Campaign
Humara Bachpan is an Indian national campaign on living conditions for young children in urban poverty. The campaign calls for inclusion of child friendly components in urban renewable policies such as Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal ...
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Let's Talk HIV

Let's Talk HIV
Author: Anu Mohammed, November 29 2013      Film is not just a big business in Nigeria. It’s huge. Every year nearly 2000 movies are made, a production rate which beats Hollywood, only coming second to the world’s largest ...
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WITNESS Blog on Campaigns on Gender-based Violence

WITNESS Blog on Campaigns on Gender-based Violence
This blog is part of WITNESS’ aggregation of campaigns and video advocacy on gender-based violence (GBV). It was assembled during the 16 Days against GBV worldwide campaign. The blog gives examples of campaigning and materials available for ...
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Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual ...

Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence
This guide is part of WITNESS’ Video for Change how-to series on filming safely, effectively, and ethically. It’s based on the best practices established over 20 years of training and supporting human rights activists in 90 countries to use ...
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Free-Range Thinking

Free-Range Thinking
Published since 1999, this is a monthly journal of best practices and resources for public interest communicators designed to help them reach more people more effectively.
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Soul City Southern African Regional Programme for Border Populations

Soul City Southern African Regional Programme for Border Populations
The Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication and their partners in Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are working to intensify cross border social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) interventions with a particular ...
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Making it stick: training that works

Making it stick: training that works
Author: Fiona Ledger, November 6 2013        Building the capacity of production staff within the organisation - and in other organisations - is a key activity for BBC Media Action. But when the workshop is ...
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Urban Health Initiative (UHI) India

Urban Health Initiative (UHI) India
UHI India is a consortium of international, national, nongovernmental, and community-based organisations working together to improve the health of the urban economically poor, especially in the state of Uttar Pradesh. UHI is designed to be ...
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Putting communities at the heart of climate change communications

Putting communities at the heart of climate change communications
Author: Rishika Das Roy, October 23 2013       Listening to people's everyday experiences is at the heart of the Climate Asia research project, the largest ever study into how people in seven Asian countries live and ...
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India Polio Learning Exchange

India Polio Learning Exchange
"Here you'll find the UNICEF-led communication strategies and materials that have contributed to a polio-free India - the posters, banners, field books, flip books, micro plans, forms, tables and more, to give a nuts-and-bolts explanation of how ...
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Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones"

Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones"
Proyecto implementado en Colombia entre 2012 y 2013 por la Fundación Imaginario,&nbs
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Women’s Voices: Why Now?

Women’s Voices: Why Now?
Author: Leslie J. Sacks, In Memorium - Sadly, Leslie Sacks was lost to his colleagues, friends, and family, as well as those concerned with gender, development, and women in the Middle East. He died on September 26 2013. His blog was posted by ...
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Centre for Communication and Social Change Awards 2014

Centre for Communication and Social Change Awards 2014
The Centre for Communication and Social Change is looking for outstanding and innovative individuals and organisations using communication and information and communication technology (ICTs) in communities to create meaningful change and ...
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Media's pH (Public Health) Value

Media's pH (Public Health) Value
This initiative, launched in India by Newslaundry in partnership with Who’s There? Yes (WTY), a global journalism and health mentoring initiative of Chitra Subramaniam Duella and Franklin Apfel, is intended to inspire public debate in India on ...
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National Indigenous Communication Forum "Towards a Differential Public ...

National Indigenous Communication Forum "Towards a Differential Public Communication and Information Policy": The Walking Word
Author: Alfonso Gumucio Dagron, January 06 2013       At the end of November I participated in the National Indigenous Communication Forum "Towards a Differentiated Communication and Information Policy," in Popayán, ...
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Reconstructing Gender Norms Through Ritual Communication: A Study of African ...

Reconstructing Gender Norms Through Ritual Communication: A Study of African Transformation
Underwood, C., Brown, J., Sherard, D., Tushabe, B., & Abdur-Rahman, A. (2011). Reconstructing Gender Norms Through Ritual Communication: A Study of African Transformation. Journal of Communication, 61(2), 197-218. doi: ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2013

 Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2013
To help recognise emerging medical science journalists, Germany's medical journal Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the World Health Summit (WHS) will grant the "Next Generation of Science ...
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