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Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak
Author: Margaret Miller, cross-posted from The World Bank website, August 22 2014 - In the wake of the current Ebola crisis, the 2011 movie Contagion (See the trailer here) directed by Steven Soderbergh has repeatedly been cited as one of the ...
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Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society

Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society
Author: Allison Tunnoch, August 19 2014, crossposted from The WVoice, a publication of Women's Voices Now - "Honor killings are acts of vengeance, usually death, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have ...
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Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and ...

Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
"Awareness of the legalities of child marriage - it's outlawed in most countries around the world - has little bearing on behaviour because customary laws, social norms and poverty-driven economic needs often trump national policies and ...
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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith
"Hundreds of Pakistani labourers have been shown a short film that hopes to show them the importance of polio vaccinations." Image Nation Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emerites (UAE), developed a film- and radio-based campaign running from June to ...
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From Intense Rejection to Advocacy: How Muslim Clerics Were Engaged in a ...

From Intense Rejection to Advocacy: How Muslim Clerics Were Engaged in a Polio Eradication Initiative in Northern Nigeria
"The engagement of the traditional and religious leaders in the polio immunization campaign in northern Nigeria was vital to the success of the country's PEI and primary health care programs. The recent extension of the campaign to include polio ...
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Project Manager, Asia - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Project Manager, Asia - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity, which uses of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places.   We do this through ...
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Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” ...

Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” (Say NO to Domestic Violence)
Nearly one-third of Mozambican women aged 15-49 who are married or live in marital union have ever experienced domestic violence, and close to one-quarter have experienced domestic violence within the past 12 months. Young women are particularly ...
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My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)

My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)
This 3-year programme aims to engage marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in 8 countries: Afghanistan, Georgia, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Viet Nam. Activities in each country are ...
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Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India

Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India
"How do we create visual stories to communicate scientific ideas? How do we humanise science and not present it as authoritarian? How do we make programmes go beyond didactic to dialogic? How do we make visually appealing science programmes even ...
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Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A ...

Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A Meta-analysis
"This meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize evaluations of mass media-delivered HIV prevention interventions, assess the effectiveness of interventions in improving condom use and HIV-related knowledge, and identify moderators of ...
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AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma

AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma
Author: Lucy Maroncha, July 23 2014 - Activists at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne [Australia] this week have urged journalists to be more creative and to use less stigmatizing words which influence public opinion and ...
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What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum ...

What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum of Care? A Brief Primer and Case Study from New York City
From the Abstract:  "This article responds to key questions related to health communication that are commonly asked in the HIV/AIDS arena: 'What is health communication?'; 'What is its role beyond HIV prevention?'; and 'How can it be used to ...
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Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and ...

Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV   Prevention and Care Programs
This JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes supplement addresses clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication.
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Give Stigma the Index Finger Project

Give Stigma the Index Finger Project
Give Stigma the Index Finger project, running from 2011 to 2014 in Mozambique, Ethiopia, and Swaziland, aims to increase understanding of HIV stigma by empowering men and women living with HIV to take an active part in research and resulting ...
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UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...
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Community Screenings for Participatory Video - A Guide

Community Screenings for Participatory Video - A Guide
Published by InsightShare, this guide is designed to provide ideas and inspiration for organising community screenings as part of a participatory video process. It includes advice on planning and delivering an effective screening, practical ...
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A step backwards: media in today's Iraq

A step backwards: media in today's Iraq
Author: Haider Al-Safi, July 3 2014 - As news came in earlier this month that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) had taken Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, I turned on my TV and satellite box in London to see how Iraqi TV channels ...
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Responsive Parenting: A Strategy to Prevent Violence

Responsive Parenting: A Strategy to Prevent Violence
"This edition explores the approaches and evidence for the effectiveness of a range of programmes that have been developed to educate and support parents in becoming more responsive to their children."
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Enhancing Good Practice Documentation with Digital Storytelling: A Reference ...

Enhancing Good Practice Documentation with Digital Storytelling: A Reference Manual for Empowering Community-based Organisations and Communities around HIV and Gender
This reference manual, which was developed jointly by SAfAIDS and Women'sNet, with support from Oxfam Canada, is designed to provide a step-by-step guide on using digital storytelling - which combines audio and visual images with a script or ...
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Video Girls for Change: Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation ...

Video Girls for Change: Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation Initiative Final Project Report
This 73-page final report describes the activities and learning from a Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation capacity building (PV for M&E) initiative implemented by InsightShare with Population Council Guatemala and BRAC Uganda, ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2014

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2014
To help recognise emerging medical science journalists, Germany's medical journal Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the World Health Summit, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will ...
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The Rory Peck Trust Resources for Freelancers

The Rory Peck Trust Resources for Freelancers
"Our goal with this resource section is to provide a path to information on safety, security, and professional development that's both informative and evolving over time." Rory Peck Trust has created a series of resource pages featuring topics ...
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Neelima Mathur - Media Development Communication Consultant - Uttarakhand, India

Neelima Mathur - Media Development Communication Consultant - Uttarakhand, India
Audiovisual Strategist / Media Designer / Trainer / Consultant / Mentor for: Development Communication, Social-issue Documentaries, NGO films  Focus: Audiovisual projects on environment, health, literacy, women’s issues, ethnic communities ...
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Yayori Award and Yayori Journalist Award

Yayori Award and Yayori Journalist Award
The Yayori Awards come from the estate of journalist and feminist/human rights activist Matsui Yayori,  founder of the Asia-Japan Women’s Resource Center (AJWRC).  In this final year for the Yayori Awards, they will be presented in two ...
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Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS)

Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS)
Published online and in print by Development Media Consulting, the Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS) is an academic, peer-reviewed journal that is dedicated to research exploring linkages between communication and human ...
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Telling Stories of War through the Screen: Participatory Video Approaches ...

Telling Stories of War through the Screen: Participatory Video Approaches and Practice for Peace in Conflict-Affected Contexts
"[V]ideo productions created through participatory methodology can be effective tools for dealing with the hostility and grief that linger after a civil war, as they provide those channels of communication that are needed for effective ...
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Childbirth Series - Videos

Childbirth Series - Videos
This video series on childbirth - brief, live action videos - is designed by the Global Health Media Project to improve the quality of care during childbirth and protect the lives of birthing women. The videos showcase a "midwifery approach to ...
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Malaria Communication Project Cambodia

Malaria Communication Project Cambodia
"With malaria cases in Cambodia declining, this project aimed to raise awareness among at-risk communities and reinforce knowledge about malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment."
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Youth Leaders Speak Project - GOJoven

Youth Leaders Speak Project - GOJoven
Youth Leaders Speak is a project for supporting youth in Central America to tell their stories on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through a Fellows training programme.
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Youth Leaders Speak - Guide for Facilitators

Youth Leaders Speak - Guide for Facilitators
This guide is intended to be used for stimulating discussion of adolescents and communities in Latin America on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through digital stories recorded as part of the GOJoven project of the ...
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Vaccines Today Communication Challenge

Vaccines Today Communication Challenge
In 2014, Vaccines Today is inviting third-level university and college students in the European Union (EU) to enter its third annual competition to reward those who make creative videos about vaccination. Sponsored by Vaccines Europe, Vaccines ...
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Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research ...

Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research Institute - Washington, DC, United States
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Senior Media Relations Specialist for its Communications and Knowledge Management Division. The successful candidate will play a key role in promoting IFPRI and its research through ...
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Media Changemakers

Media Changemakers
Launched in the autumn of 2011, the Media Changemakers programme engages students at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in the United States (US) to spur public debate on social equity issues and strengthen community ties, both on and off ...
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Participatory Video with Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Programme Report

Participatory Video with Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Programme Report
This 57-page programme report shares the experience of using participatory video with farmers in six sub-Saharan countries - Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, and Uganda. Five United Kingdom (UK)-based development agencies, with ...
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Video for Change Impact Evaluation Scoping Study: A Summary of Key Research ...

Video for Change Impact Evaluation Scoping Study: A Summary of Key Research Findings
"[W]e found that there were no comprehensive books, videos, reports or compendiums that detailed the historical development of video use for social change and nor did we locate an agreed, commonly used definition of what Video for Change is or ...
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video4change Network

video4change Network
The video4change network consists of organisations around the world which use video for advocacy, campaigning, human rights documentation, and social change. The network was formed after a June 2012 event in Indonesia, co-hosted by WITNESS and ...
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TRAIL Behavior Change Video Series

TRAIL Behavior Change Video Series
These three videos in a series from Pathfinder demonstrate the method of their "Tailored Reflection and Integrated Learning", or TRAIL, model of community mobilisation and action.
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Brazilian, Argentine Soccer Players Join PAHO/WHO Vaccination Campaign

Brazilian, Argentine Soccer Players Join PAHO/WHO Vaccination Campaign
"Three popular soccer players from Brazil and Argentina appear in a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) that urge people to get vaccinated to protect themselves and their families from more than 20 dangerous diseases."
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Dealing with the Rising incidences of Rape and Defilement of Minors in: ...

Dealing with the Rising incidences of Rape and Defilement of Minors in: Revising Government and Media Approach
Author: Victor Sawyerr, April 22 2014        In most of Africa, rape is simply regarded as forcing sexual intercourse. I believe the definition of what constitutes an act of rape and the laws against rape in ...
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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 the 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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