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Local Perspectives on Climate Change: Participatory Video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
February 8, 2016

Local Perspectives on Climate Change: Participatory Video in Somotillo, ...

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Participatory video (PV) is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviours that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalised power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems through coming together, ...

What Drives Behavior? Key Factors for Handwashing in Bangladesh
February 4, 2016

What Drives Behavior? Key Factors for Handwashing in Bangladesh

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"What behavior will you promote? What key factors will you address to motivate people?"

Community Video for Nutrition Guide
February 2, 2016

Community Video for Nutrition Guide

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"SPRING and DG see this community-led video approach, with videos created by the community for the community, as a revolutionary tool for nutrition and health behavior change which blends innovative, low-cost, accessible technology with the ...

Using a Community-Led Video Approach to Promote Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition in Odisha, India
February 2, 2016

Using a Community-Led Video Approach to Promote Maternal, Infant, and Young ...

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In October 2012, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project began a collaboration with Digital Green (DG) and the Voluntary Association for Rural Reconstruction and Appropriate Technology ...

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding
January 27, 2016

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding

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"Several recent projects have implemented innovative methods to reach fathers in culturally appropriate ways that both respect and challenge traditional gender roles. Initial results suggest that fathers' potential contributions to child health ...

Participatory Video and the Most Significant Change: A Guide for Facilitators
January 15, 2016

Participatory Video and the Most Significant Change: A Guide for Facilitators

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This toolkit is designed to support users in planning and carrying out evaluations using Participatory Video (PV) with the Most Significant Change (MSC) technique (PVMSC). According to the guide, this is "a participatory approach to monitoring, ...

World's Largest Lesson
January 5, 2016

World's Largest Lesson

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"If every school in the world teaches children about these goals, we will help them become the generation that changed the world."

HIV and AIDS: A global health success story?
December 3, 2015

HIV and AIDS: A global health success story?

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Author: BBC Media Action's Sophia Wilkinson, December 3 2015 - December 1st is World AIDS Day (WAD), a time when people across the globe wear their red ribbons to raise awareness about HIV and for people to show their solidarity with and support ...

MTV Shuga - A Multi-platform Communication Initiative Achieving HIV Behaviour Change for Adolescents in Africa
November 23, 2015

MTV Shuga - A Multi-platform Communication Initiative Achieving HIV ...

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"MTV Shuga is a ground-breaking TV show that portrays the lives and loves of a group of young people.

Myanmar elections: using media to inform and empower
November 13, 2015

Myanmar elections: using media to inform and empower

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Authors: BBC Media Action's Phyo Wai Lin and Su Myat Mon, November 13 2015 -  "In our state, the children in grade two [age 7] cannot even read Burmese. Why is that?" On Saturday 12 September, an 18-year-old woman from Kachin in northern ...

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services
November 2, 2015

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services

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This  cumulative resource, open to reader contributions, is intended for those who are integrating family planning with maternal, newborn, and child health services throughout the life cycle. The website includes sections entitled: Overview ...

Lessons Learned: Social Media Monitoring during Humanitarian Crises
October 27, 2015

Lessons Learned: Social Media Monitoring during Humanitarian Crises

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In support of the Nepal Earthquake Assessment Unit, this research is intended to add knowledge to the "Communication with Communities" (CwC) project by assessing the monitoring of social media following the April 25 2015 earthquake in Nepal. The ...

"AMANDLA!" The story of Nelson Mandela
October 26, 2015

"AMANDLA!" The story of Nelson Mandela

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Author: Chris Haydon, October 26 2015 - Disability theatre company Freewheelers Theatre will perform their latest stage production "AMANDLA!" (Power to the People) on 3rd December 2015.

Lessons on Integrating Scientific and Community Knowledge of Climate Change to Develop Adaptation Plans in Lower Mekong Basin
October 26, 2015

Lessons on Integrating Scientific and Community Knowledge of Climate Change ...

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"Participatory processes employed in the co-development of these [community-based climate adaptation] plans are important to foster two-way learning between NGOs and communities, allowing the resulting adaptation options to gain greater support ...

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities
October 20, 2015

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities

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"While many of the households located in Vietnam's high-risk urban areas have an understanding of climate change, they lack detailed information about how local impacts may affect their lives and how they can prepare." - Bill Morton

Humanitarian Broadcasting in Emergencies - A Synthesis of Evaluation Findings
October 19, 2015

Humanitarian Broadcasting in Emergencies - A Synthesis of Evaluation Findings

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"This report... focuses mainly on mass communication programming - broadcasting that can reach millions of people when disaster strikes - informing them about what has happened, what to do, how to find missing loved ones and how to protect ...

Public Service Media in Divided Societies: Relic or Renaissance?
October 16, 2015

Public Service Media in Divided Societies: Relic or Renaissance?

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"This briefing focuses on the media of countries that are divided, undergoing crisis or conflict, or where governance is weak. It argues that the role of public service media in such societies - sometimes called fragile states - is increasingly ...

Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica
October 9, 2015

Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica

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This manual, produced in Spanish, "Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica (Communication for Development - A Practical Guide)" reaffirms the importance of communication to support development processes and social change in Latin ...

Learning from Community Communication: For better Mission Indradhanush
October 9, 2015

Learning from Community Communication: For better Mission Indradhanush

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Author: Suchi Gaur, October 9 2015 - I had the opportunity to attend the launch of the Immunization initiative titled "Mission Indradhanush" of the Government of India. With the objective that every child gets immunized for seven (7) vaccine ...

Introducing Rubella Vaccine into National Immunization Programmes
October 6, 2015

Introducing Rubella Vaccine into National Immunization Programmes

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"A communication plan should be developed prior to the introduction of any new vaccine and the introduction of RCV is no exception." This document is designed for national immunisation programme managers and immunisation partners involved in ...

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, ...

After the Arab Uprisings - The Prospects for a Media that Serves the Public
September 28, 2015

After the Arab Uprisings - The Prospects for a Media that Serves the Public

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"This paper looks at broadcast media in the Arab world four years after the Arab uprising. It looks at how media can help bridge divides in society and create mutual understanding." Alexandra Buccianti

Klahan9 Cambodia
September 6, 2015

Klahan9 Cambodia

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"Klahan9 (which means 'Brave9') is a... multi-media initiative on TV, radio, online. It aims to support young Cambodian people to improve their life by providing information about employment, economic security/opportunities and negotiating with ...

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?"

September 1, 2015

Pakistan Health Communication Project

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Pakistan Health Communication Project (HCP), a programme of Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (JHU-CCP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is an initiative (2014-2020) that ...

September 1, 2015

The "Radijojo Saga": A Global Children's Media Project from a ...

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This paper combines reflection on the work of the Radijojo World Children's Radio Network with the cross-cultural approach of Joseph Campbell, whose concept of the "myth" describes patterns that may help to understand the psychological, ethical, ...

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition
August 28, 2015

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

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"Social mobilization, advocacy and communications is a growing priority for SUN countries and increasingly seen as an integral part of the national nutrition strategy.  Countries are at very different stages and employing a variety of ...

John Chua - Associate Professor of Communications at Richmond University, Producer and Editorial Adviser at Wadi - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 26, 2015

John Chua - Associate Professor of Communications at Richmond University, ...

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"We train local people to do local things... to approach local situations..." John Chua Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 25, 2015

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - ...

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"We started in 2008 with four girls who wanted to talk about this, at that time, extremely taboo issue [FGM], and we've since grown to a group of well over one hundred young people, including many boys." Lisa Zimmerman Panel Discussion: ...

Dr. Tabinda Sarosh - Programme Director, Shirkat Gah - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 19, 2015

Dr. Tabinda Sarosh - Programme Director, Shirkat Gah - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 18, 2015

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID ...

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"Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, A Woman, Can Achieve Anything is a multi-media initiative which aims to enhance knowledge and change perceptions and attitudes on women’s empowerment, family planning and the social determinants of reproductive ...

Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"The parents and the community gather around and watch this film.... They see the transformation and they are really amazed." Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to ...

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 ...

Assessing Implementation Fidelity of a Community-based Infant and Young Child Feeding Intervention in Ethiopia Identifies Delivery Challenges That Limit Reach to Communities: A Mixed-method Process Evaluation Study
July 28, 2015

Assessing Implementation Fidelity of a Community-based Infant and Young ...

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"There is evidence of strong fidelity in training and delivery of program tools and messages at higher FLW [frontline worker] levels, but gaps in the reach of these to community volunteers and mothers and variability between regions could limit ...

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."

Getting our mojo back with MOELJO
July 22, 2015

Getting our mojo back with MOELJO

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Author: Clare Lyons, July 22 2015 - One good thing that came from an unsuccessful grant application last year was the seed of an idea for what became our MOELJO course (mobile phone skills and election reporting for journalists).

Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives
July 21, 2015

Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives

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"This issue of Outlook examines the scope and impact of misperceptions about contraception, the science behind debunking misperceptions, and approaches that programs are using to address this persistent problem."

Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC Materials
July 21, 2015

Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC ...

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This social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) digital library of both print and audio-visual materials was developed by the Information, Education, and Motivation (IEM) Unit of the Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) of ...

The Story of Ebola
July 21, 2015

The Story of Ebola

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"This animation - produced in collaboration with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF, and Yoni Goodman - brings to life key messages that help people see and understand how Ebola spreads and how to protect ...

Family Planning Law Campaign, Guatemala
July 20, 2015

Family Planning Law Campaign, Guatemala

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"Indigenous Guatemalans have faced a multitude of barriers to access and use of family planning services....While the Guatemalan family planning law was a historic advancement towards empowering all Guatemalans to access and use of family ...

No Yawa Youth Project
July 15, 2015

No Yawa Youth Project

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Launched in Ghana in January 2013, No Yawa is a youth project developed by DKT Ghana (DKT), Marie Stopes International Ghana (MSIG), and the Grameen Foundation (with funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana) that links ...

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 ...

Connections: Lifeline Communication for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan
July 2, 2015

Connections: Lifeline Communication for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

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"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, ...

Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond to Change and Cope with Emergencies
June 30, 2015

Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond ...

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"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."

#authenticate Campaign
June 26, 2015

#authenticate Campaign

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"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 ...

Films for Syrian refugees: Do it Yourself, Do it Together
June 22, 2015

Films for Syrian refugees: Do it Yourself, Do it Together

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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 ...

Little Children, Big Challenges (LCBC)
June 17, 2015

Little Children, Big Challenges (LCBC)

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"Young children face new challenges at every age and stage - that's why it's so important to help them build the skills they need to become resilient. With self-confidence and the ability to express themselves, little ones will be able to handle ...

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families
June 10, 2015

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families

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"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 ...

Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media
June 3, 2015

Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media

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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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