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Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition
"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 ...
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Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - ...

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"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: ...
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Kate Wedgwood - Country Director, Girl Hub Rwanda - DFID Girl Summit 2014

Kate Wedgwood - Country Director, Girl Hub Rwanda - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"We've taken the positive aspects of Rwanda culture and reframed them to address the girls' needs and unique challenges." Kate Wedgwood Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social ...
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Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID ...

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"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 ...
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Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign

Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign
Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni (Life is Precious, Take Care of It) is an interactive communications campaign designed to address public health challenges in Malawi. Moyo ndi Mpamba includes a radio drama, which encourages listeners to interact with ...
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Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID ...

Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"Community is the foundation on which Africa builds its society and shapes its culture." Efua Dorkenoo Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"
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Daniela Colombo - President, Italian Association for Women in Development ...

Daniela Colombo - President, Italian Association for Women in   Development (AIDOS) - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"AIDOS has always looked at FGM/C as a social norm based on gender relations." Daniela Colombo Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"
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Hon. Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo - Chair of the Anti-FGM Board and Founder, Jebii ...

Hon. Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo - Chair of the Anti-FGM Board and Founder, Jebii Kilimo Foundation, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"Both legal and community change are needed to...foster... long-term behavioural change that will see an end to the practice. A law banning FGM is a powerful way of creating social change, by showing that the world itself is changing, by showing ...
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Hekate Papadaki - Grants and Development Manager, Rosa Fund - DFID Girl ...

Hekate Papadaki - Grants and Development Manager, Rosa Fund - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"We are working with the diaspora community in the UK. We heard... on Monday that we have 137,000 women living with FGM in the UK and approximately 60,000 girls born to those women." Hekate Papadaki Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress ...
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Sonali Khan - Vice President, Breakthrough - DFID Girl Summit 2014

Sonali Khan - Vice President, Breakthrough - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"I carry the burden of numbers....if we are not able to scale up, the whole question of urgency (on CEFM) will not be met." Sonali Khan Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress - "Reaching Millions, Not Hundreds: Experiences in Scaling Up ...
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Radio and WhatsApp: shining a light on early marriage in Sierra Leone

Radio and WhatsApp: shining a light on early marriage in Sierra Leone
Author: Olabisi Olu Garrick, July 29 2015 - Skipping home from school one day, a 10 year old girl named Mariama found her dad in an unusually happy mood. Ushering her inside, he ordered her to remove her school uniform and change into plain ...
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Dhibcaha Nolosha (Drops for Life ): Can Radio Improve the Effectiveness of ...

Dhibcaha Nolosha (Drops for Life ): Can Radio Improve the Effectiveness of Polio Vaccination Campaigns?
"I wouldn't have allowed those vaccinators with the medical jackets who knock on my door, to enter my home, if it were not for the programme." - Father, Galkayo
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Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents

Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents
"Wazazi Nipendeni (Love me, Parents) is a national safe motherhood social and behavior change communication (SBCC) campaign that aims to encourage Tanzanian women and their partners to take steps for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery."
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Communication and Social Mobilization in Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaigns

Communication and Social Mobilization in Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaigns
"Effective communication techniques - in the form of advocacy, social mobilization, and social and behavioral change - are key to a successful mass vaccination campaign. At a minimum, the Yellow Fever Initiative recommended that certain specific ...
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Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives

Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives
"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."
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Family Planning Law Campaign, Guatemala

Family Planning Law Campaign, Guatemala
"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 ...
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Ebola Case Study: The Western Area Surge

Ebola Case Study: The Western Area Surge
Author: J. Dawson, July 21 2015 - The Western Area Surge in Sierra Leone in December 2014 demonstrated that community mobilization and the supply of services are interdependent – one cannot be successful without the other. More than ...
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Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Poliomyelitis ...

Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Poliomyelitis Eradication for Pakistan
"...[M]ass media, branding and programme communication activities should reinforce, not distract from, improved operational performance of vaccinators...""
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Lin Lat Kyair Sin (Bright Young Stars)

Lin Lat Kyair Sin (Bright Young Stars)
"The aim... of our media development work is to create platforms that can reach audiences across both rural and urban Burma, providing them with information on governance issues and creating spaces for diverse voices to be heard."
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Somali Youth Speaks: Formative Findings from Somalia's Regions

Somali Youth Speaks: Formative Findings from Somalia's Regions
"Formative research highlighted the shared concerns of Somalia’s youth and their aspirations for the future to inform the production of an interactive drama and radio phone-in."
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What Role Do Localised Debate Programmes Play in Addressing Local Issues? ...

What Role Do Localised Debate Programmes Play in Addressing Local Issues? Case Studies from Nepal
"Through supporting the production of local discussion programmes in Nepal, BBC Media Action’s Global Governance Project aims to provide a platform for ordinary people to raise important local issues with government officials."
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After the Revolution: What Do Libyans and Tunisians Believe about their Media?

After the Revolution: What Do Libyans and Tunisians Believe about their Media?
"What do the people of Libya and Tunisia believe about their media after the Arab Spring? What opinions do audiences in the two countries share, what are the differences between them and what information sources do they trust? This briefing ...
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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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Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families

Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families
"The ability to make careful choices, plan, and save is essential for positive health, education, and overall life outcomes. As with so many other critical life skills, establishing a foundation for these abilities in the earliest years is ...
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The 15km road to accountability

The 15km road to accountability
Author: Fennovia Matakala, June 19 2015 - A sea of serious faces looked to the front of the local council chambers. Shuffling in anticipation, the crowd exchanged excited whispers. Looking like they were attending the start of a high-profile ...
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Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign

Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign
"Healthy Start is WaterAid’s four-year (2015-2019) campaign focused on improving the health and nutrition of newborn babies and children." The campaign aims to bring forward the evidence of "access to clean water for hygiene" on lowering infant ...
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Women's Voices, Powering Change Project

Women's Voices, Powering Change Project
Launched in 2015, Internews is implementing a 5-year project to assemble a global network of collaborators to: increase women’s leadership in the media and information communications technology fields; improve the quality and coverage of ...
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Are we on the right track? Women's Evaluations vs Evaluation Practices

Are we on the right track? Women's Evaluations vs Evaluation Practices
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, June 15 2015 - When I asked women and men from six Chennai [India] slums: "What are the changes - positive and negative - you have seen in the last five years in the institutions of marriage, family, markets and state?" ...
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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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ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual

ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual
ProPAN is a tool to design, implement, and evaluate interventions and programmes to improve infant and young child diet and feeding, updated to ProPAN 2.0. It includes 1) this field manual with step-by-step guidelines on how to apply quantitative ...
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Handwashing Promotion Monitoring and Evaluation Module

Handwashing Promotion Monitoring and Evaluation Module
  "Programmes that promote handwashing are diverse and vary in scope. The content of this module is designed to be adapted to a variety of programmes." This handwashing promotion evaluation guide is designed to explain planning and ...
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Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit

Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit
This hygiene advocacy toolkit is an evidence-based resource that outlines why hygiene must be a priority in the Post-2015 sustainable development agenda and goals (SDGs). It was developed by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing ...
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Health Communication: Enabling Voluntary and Informed Decision-making

Health Communication: Enabling Voluntary and Informed Decision-making
This High Impact Practices (HIP) Health Communication brief highlights practices in family planning (FP) communication gleaned from interventions that show strategies aimed to maximise FP investments. HIP briefs like this one are ...
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Family Planning High Impact Practices List

Family Planning High Impact Practices List
This High Impact Practices (HIP) list highlights practices in family planning (FP) from interventions that show strategies aimed to maximise investments through effective service delivery or systems interventions.  Practices were identified ...
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Gender Equity and Family Planning Outcomes in Health Communication Programs: ...

Gender Equity and Family Planning Outcomes in Health Communication	Programs: A Secondary Data Analysis
"Research has demonstrated the multi-level and multifaceted linkages between measures of gender equity/equality and family planning (FP) practices. Yet, major gaps in knowledge about the complex relationship between gender equity and reproductive ...
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More than a cup of tea

More than a cup of tea
Author: Fiona Ledger, May 29 2015 - There’s more to a cup of tea than meets the eye - it’s not just wet, hot and thirst quenching, it’s also a media vehicle for promoting tolerance and social inclusion.
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What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?

What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?
"The CDAC (communicating with disaster affected communities) Network aims to ensure that communities affected by, and prone to, crisis are better able to withstand and recover from humanitarian emergencies, and are actively engaged in decisions ...
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Africa Freedom Day Includes Freedom of Expression

Africa Freedom Day Includes Freedom of Expression
Author Vusumuzi Sifile, May 27 2015 - When Kwame Nkrumah and other African leaders met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in May 1963, they were driven by the dream of an African continent where people enjoyed freedoms that would enable them to drive ...
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Early Learning Radio Initiative in Zambia

Early Learning Radio Initiative in Zambia
A pilot project in the Eastern Province of Zambia is working to improve early childhood education (ECE) by using radio to reach out to children who are unable to attend preschool because of poverty, disability, or distance. The Educational ...
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Can Radio Drama Improve Child Health and Nutrition in Somalia?

Can Radio Drama Improve Child Health and Nutrition in Somalia?
"People who listened to a radio drama and magazine programme about child health and nutrition in Somaliland knew more than non-listeners about how to prevent and treat children’s illnesses, and practised what they learned."
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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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Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme

Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme
  In this study from Spain, researchers sought to fill a gap in the literature on initiatives of child and youth participation in the production of media content at the municipal level in Spain. This recommendation of the Committee on the ...
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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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Influencing Social Transformation

Influencing Social Transformation
Author Lilian Kiefer, May 27 2015 - In a society faced with high poverty levels, and limited participation of poor and marginalised people in productive activities, social challenges arise. These include wide economic inequalities, ...
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Tanzania: Times (and weather patterns) are changing

Tanzania: Times (and weather patterns) are changing
Author: Carly Griggs, May 19 2015 - A few months ago as I pulled into Songambele village in Dodoma region, Tanzania, a soft drizzle was setting in. I pulled my jumper on as I stepped out of the car - it was unusually chilly for September. But the ...
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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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Nepali community radios in the earthquake frontline

Nepali community radios in the earthquake frontline
Author: Suman Basnet, May 15 2015 - As Regional Coordinator of AMARC Asia Pacific, Suman Basnet sent this email to colleagues on May 13 2015. He has kindly offered to allow its publication as a blog: Dear colleagues and friends, 
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Debates: The Impact of Voter Knowledge Initiatives in Sierra Leone

Debates: The Impact of Voter Knowledge Initiatives in Sierra Leone
This 41-page research report discusses how debates between candidates during elections affect voting behaviours, based on research conducted in Sierra Leone during the 2012 Parliamentary elections. Researchers collaborated with Search for Common ...
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Developing Radio Partners (DRP)

Developing Radio Partners (DRP)
Developing Radio Partners is a US-based non-profit media development organization that works with people running local radio stations in developing countries. We provide them with the skills, content and methodologies they need to bring reliable ...
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