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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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VILAJ Global - Global Village

VILAJ Global - Global Village
In the town of Leogane, Haiti, in 2011, the foundations VOCES and Proyecto Solidario por la Infancia (Solidarity Project for Children) implemented this ongoing programme aimed at protecting and promoting the rights of the child.   Following ...
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For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence

For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence
In celebration of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, leaders of different religious and faith communities in Panama, members of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC), with the support of the United Nations Children's ...
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A fictional death that saves real lives

A fictional death that saves real lives
Author: Angela Githitho Muriithi, April 13 2015  - In a crowded, dusty camp for displaced people in Somalia, Ibrahim and Raho are doing their best to raise two children. When their baby falls ill with diarrhoea, traditional birth attendant ...
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World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola

World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola
The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) organised free webinars on Ebola/Infectious diseases in March 2015, which are now available online. They seek to raise journalist's awareness about the current situation and the longer-term ...
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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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Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response

Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response
"The ease with which information can be disseminated now means that negative comments about vaccines can go 'viral' on the internet without balanced professional input. As a result, the media have found rich pickings in vaccine safety issues.
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Project Director - Internews - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Project Director - Internews - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
General Function:Internews Network is seeking a Project Director (PD) candidate for a program that builds the capacity of Kyrgyzstan’s public broadcaster. The PD will be hired on a full-time basis and will be based in a field office in Bishkek, ...
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Nigerian elections: We've had enough. No violence. Just vote.

Nigerian elections: We've had enough. No violence. Just vote.
Author: Liberty Bunce, March 23 2015: One of Nigeria's biggest stars, the singer, songwriter and producer 2Face Idibia, is standing in an abandoned Lagos power plant, saying over and over again that he's had enough. He's not complaining about the ...
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By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show's incredible bi-weekly ...

By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show's incredible bi-weekly journey across Sierra Leone
Author: Paul Massaquoi, March 23 2015: What do a priest, a boat, a bus and a bike have in common? Despite sounding like the start of a bad joke this is in fact an important part of our strategy for circulating and transmitting our life-saving ...
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A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
This toolkit is intended for journalists who are covering, or would like to cover, stories relating to sustainable development and the design and implementation proposed for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related framework of ...
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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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Election Coverage Journalism Trainer of Trainers - Internews - Kinshasa, ...

Election Coverage Journalism Trainer of Trainers - Internews - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Term: 1 month Anticipated start date: April 2015 Applications will be considered on a rolling basis   BACKGROUND:
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Election Coverage Journalism Trainer - Internews - Bangui, Central African ...

Election Coverage Journalism Trainer - Internews - Bangui, Central African Republic
Supporting Local Media To Inform & Engage with Vulnerable Populations Position: Election Coverage Journalism Trainer (ECJT) Reports to: Project Director (PD) Duration: 2 months Anticipated start date: April 2015 Deadline for ...
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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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Proyecto RadioTIC: usos y apropiaciones de tecnologías libres en radios ...

Proyecto RadioTIC: usos y apropiaciones de tecnologías libres en radios comunitarias
Tiene como objetivo formar a los jóvenes y miembros de las radios comunitarias en América Latina sobre la apropiación de las TIC, y fomentar usos que contribuyan a fortalecer el ejercicio de los derechos humanos, como el derecho a la comunicación ...
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Escuela Audiovisual Infantil, Belén de los Andaquíes

Escuela Audiovisual Infantil, Belén de los Andaquíes
Proyecto de comunicación comunitaria creado con el fin de entregarle a los habitantes de Belén de los Andaquíes (Caquetá), especialmente a los niños y niñas, un lugar donde logren ampliar su proyecto de vida y alejarse de las consecuencias del ...
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Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine ...

Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine Introductions in Low-Resource Countries, 2008 to 2013
"Popular demand for and acceptance of these new vaccines (primarily pentavalent, pneumococcal conjugate, and rotavirus vaccines) was relatively high due to knowledge and fear of the target diseases for the new vaccines and to successful ...
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The role of radio in community development

The role of radio in community development
Author: Gillies C Kasongo, March 4 2015 - Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) commends local radio stations that are transforming themselves into platforms that provide local communities an opportunity to engage in dialogue on various ...
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Reflection on community radio and youth empowerment

Reflection on community radio and youth empowerment
Author: Gillies C. Kasongo, March 4 2015 - Youth unemployment remains a major challenge in Southern Africa, threatening the region’s socio-economic development. Although youth constitute the majority of the population in the Southern Africa ...
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Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: ...

Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: Lessons from the Infoasaid Project
This 30-page paper, commissioned by the Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), discusses how communication can be used in emergency contexts to improve humanitarian responses, with particular focus on the ...
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WHO-UNICEF Joint Strategic Action Plan for the Polio Outbreak Response in ...

WHO-UNICEF Joint Strategic Action Plan for the Polio Outbreak Response in the Horn of Africa
"[S]pecific communication challenges make it difficult for the public to perceive the risks of polio among other priorities, and hinder adequate support from governments, social and religious institutions, the media, community leaders and other ...
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World Radio Day 2015

World Radio Day 2015
Author: Tom Baker, February 18 2015, originally posted on World Radio Day, themed "Youth" (February 13 2015) - In this interview, Tom Baker explains how BBC Media Action is using the unique power of radio to inform, connect and empower young ...
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Addressing diversity in Pakistan's media

Addressing diversity in Pakistan's media
Author: Rukhsana Ahmad, February 13 2015 - For me, as a Karachi-ite, born and bred, the invitation to be a trainer on The Bigger Picture: Media, Representation and Inclusion in Pakistan, was irresistible. Here was my chance to revisit my former ...
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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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Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan: National Emergency Action Plan ...

Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan: National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP), July 2013 - June 2014
"...Polio program in Afghanistan has identified 6 key intervention areas that will be essential to assure the implementation of strategies [including]:...Communication directed to increased community demand and ownership..."
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Putting journalists on the driving seat to end child marriages

Putting journalists on the driving seat to end child marriages
Author: Mamoletsane Khati, February 18 2015 - In a region where child marriage reigns supreme and is silently accepted by many as a "normal" practice, the media needs to take charge and correct misconceptions. And that is exactly what journalists ...
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World Radio Day: Supporting community radio to become platforms for engagement

World Radio Day: Supporting community radio to become platforms for engagement
Author: Gillies C Kasongo, February 18, submitted for World Radio Day, February 13 2015 - Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) commends local radio stations that are transforming themselves into platforms that enable local communities with ...
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The Role of Media in Child Protection: Challenges and Opportunities in Uganda

The Role of Media in Child Protection: Challenges and Opportunities in Uganda
This 63-page report discusses findings of a study exploring child protection in the media in Uganda. The study examined the policy and legal environment, media coverage, and the relationship between civil society organisations, government, and ...
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Black Gold (Ouro Negro) Radio Drama

Black Gold (Ouro Negro) Radio Drama
Black Gold (Ouro Negro) is a serial radio drama in Mozambique designed to raise awareness around improving children's health and development. The drama, which is being broadcast nationally in 2015, uses an entertainment-education approach to ...
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Building Capacity for Creating Demand in Support of Malaria Prevention and ...

Building Capacity for Creating Demand in Support of Malaria Prevention and Control
"In the context of the Support to National Malaria Control Programme (SuNMaP), demand creation is the strategic combination of advocacy, communication, and mobilisation approaches that seek to achieve increased community awareness of, and demand ...
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Delivering High-Quality Family Planning Services in Crisis-Affected ...

Delivering High-Quality Family Planning Services in Crisis-Affected Settings: Program Implementation and Results
"This article describes lessons learned during the first 2.5 years of implementing the ongoing Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post-Abortion Care in Emergencies (SAFPAC) initiative, led by CARE, which supports government health systems ...
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Red de Comunicadores Infantiles y Juveniles

Red de Comunicadores Infantiles y Juveniles
Fue creada con el objetivo de dar voz a los niños, niñas y adolescentes hondureños.
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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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The politics of love

The politics of love
Author: Hoda Hersi, January 28 2015 - We are making a fun but educational drama in our Somalia office, with drama very much being the imperative word. When characters from different backgrounds come together in storylines, from Shakespearean ...
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International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects - Global Media ...

International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects - Global Media Journal: German Edition
This edition of Global Media Journal entitled: International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects (available in German and in English) focuses on international aid to the media sector in developing countries, describing, defining, and ...
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A Culture of Rights

A Culture of Rights
"The main aim of this Communication for Development Study, commissioned by UNICEF [the United Nations Children's Fund], centered on carrying out a study on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) specific to Children’s Rights that will ...
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Illustrative Communication Strategy for Prevention and Control of Malaria ...

Illustrative Communication Strategy for Prevention and Control of Malaria during Pregnancy
Grounded in the belief that effective communication is the basis of malaria-related behaviour change for all stakeholders - women, their families, community leaders, programme managers, and health care providers - this communication strategy ...
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Ghana: Keeping Net Use Messages Fresh and Cool

Ghana: Keeping Net Use Messages Fresh and Cool
This 4-page case study shares the experience of Ghana's Aha Ye De (Twi for "It's Good Here [under the net]") campaign in keeping net use messages fresh and relevant over a 3-year campaign. The Ghana Behavior Change Support (BCS) project, a ...
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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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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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