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A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive ...

A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia
This Colombian project, begun in 2007 and now ongoing as Revela2, uses theory and evidence, ongoing research and university partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, strengthening of local and regional capacity, local participation, a focus on ...
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Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the ...

Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents
Edutainment +Mobilization = Social Change is a communication and mobilisation process, based in Colombia and on a multimedia edutainment platform, aimed at facilitating dialogue and behaviour change about sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) ...
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Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")

Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")
"Radyo Bakdaw has helped bring a sense of normality back to the lives of many in the Guiuan area by bringing the community together to take part in events such as the much loved kareoke sessions." When typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on ...
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Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources

Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources
"This report focuses on the ways in which youth in Cambodia access and use different types of media and explores media as a source of information for young people. It also looks at how media can have an impact on their levels of civic ...
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Libya's Media Frontline

Libya's Media Frontline
Author:  Anne Reevell, September 8 2014 - A month ago I shut the door on the house that has been my home in Tripoli and, with one suitcase, climbed into a convoy with a dozen or so other "internationals" being evacuated from Libya. I'd been ...
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Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change

Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change
This group of papers on the use of mobile phones in India for social and behaviour change is the product of research and a two-day multi-stakeholder consultation in May 2013 sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Digital ...
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Ebola in Sierra Leone: new radio shows join the fight

Ebola in Sierra Leone: new radio shows join the fight
Author: Musa Sangarie, BBC Media Action, September 3 2014 - A couple of weeks ago in the middle of the night, phones started ringing across Sierra Leone. Despite the late hour, people were calling to pass on the latest rumour about Ebola that ...
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Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has become available within Media Action
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A radio drama with youth appeal for Somalia

A radio drama with youth appeal for Somalia
Author: Jackie Christie, August 29 2014 - The assignments I take on for BBC Media Action sometimes take my breath away. Take my most recent project, for example: travel to the Horn of Africa and facilitate the creation of a 24-episode radio ...
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour Change Communication Programme
"...reviewers have called for more rigorous outcome evaluation designs in the manner conducted here."
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BBC Media Action's Work on Health

BBC Media Action's Work on Health
This video describes BBC Media Action’s work with media and communication to "provide health information and explore social and cultural norms that affect good health" in economically poor areas and developing countries.
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Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study

Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study
"[W]hile technology has the potential to amplify citizens' voices, it must be accompanied by clear political goals and other factors to increase their clout." Drawing upon case studies from 9 programmes around the world and a citizen ...
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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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Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People

Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People
This BBC Media Action programme provides vulnerable communities with information on emergency services and advice on living amidst disaster and working towards recovery. It is a two-way communication programme, also aiming to give affected people ...
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Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners

Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners
The Self-Assessment Toolkit (SAT) is a community radio tool from Indian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) Community Radio Facilitation Centre (CCFC) assembled as part of the project ...
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CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas

CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas
Published by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA), this 8-page guide is designed to help broadcasters in Ebola-affected areas "to develop a clear strategy to ensure that they are able to provide continuous and effective operations ...
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Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives

Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives
Author: Bhuwan Timilsina, August 19 2014 - Every year in far west Nepal, the great river Mahkali brings tragedy to the lives of those living near it. Last month, as the annual monsoon rains beat down, it was no different: severe flooding and ...
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Rules of the Road of Ethical Journalism - Guide

Rules of the Road of Ethical Journalism - Guide
Published by Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR), this booklet outlines ethical guidelines for journalists. According to the publication, "democracy and the rule of law depend on a free and independent press that can help citizens ...
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Women: The Voiceless or the Unheard Gender?

Women: The Voiceless or the Unheard Gender?
Author: Suchi Gaur, August 18 2014 - As I walked down the narrow road in a village in Butwal region of Nepal, I looked around and all I could see were mud houses and women trying to finish one or the other tasks. It was not a new sight for me. It ...
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Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector

Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector
"This working paper is designed to identify what evidence is being used in practice and to highlight what is now needed to move the media for development evidence base forward. It aims to be used as the start of a sectorial conversation to inform ...
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Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")

Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")
Revela2 is a multimedia, TV, and social mobilisation edutainment for social change platform for adolescents and youth. The first of its kind in Colombia, it aims to facilitate dialogue and critical reflection about sexuality and sexual and ...
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A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs

A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs
"The three A&T country programs reached more than 11 million mothers of children under two years of age within the first three years of implementation through interpersonal communication and/or mass media."
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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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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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Schools bring hope to South Sudan's children

Schools bring hope to South Sudan's children
Author: Manyang David Mayar, August 11 2014 -  Earlier this year I blogged about the school children in Jonglei state who were forced mid-exam to flee to the bush in fear of their lives.
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The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning ...

The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives
Westoff, C. F., & Rodriguez, G. (1995). The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives, 21(1), 26-31, 36.
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Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements ...

Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia.
Warnick, E., Dearden, K. A., Slater, S., Butrón, B., Lanata, C. F., & Huffman, S. L. (2004). Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia. Journal of Nutrition Education and ...
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Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia.

 Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia.
Valente, T. W., Kim, Y. M., Lettenmaier, C., Glass, W., & Dibba, Y. (1994). Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia. International Family Planning Perspectives, 20(3), 96-100. International Family Planning Perspectives. 1994; 20(3): ...
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Ebola and C4D

Ebola and C4D
"Access to timely and accurate life-saving information is hence absolutely crucial. This is where UNICEF is focusing its efforts moving forward." - UNICEF Representative in Guinea, Dr. Mohamed Ag Ayoy.
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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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Role of Social Media and User-generated Content in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Role of Social Media and User-generated Content in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
"Utilizing social media and user-generated content for post-conflict peacebuilding does not simply mean making a Facebook or Twitter account for your organization. Social media involves conversation, and listening as well."
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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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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program, as Implemented in Namibia
This report describes the findings from an external evaluation of the Namibia component of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program. The programme, which has been implemented in 8 countries in Southern Africa ...
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Citizen participation cardinal for growth of agriculture sector

Citizen participation cardinal for growth of agriculture sector
Author: Nervious Siantombo, August 5 2014 - Citizen participation is a critical element in the development of Zambia’s agriculture sector, which is the mainstay of the majority of the country’s population.
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Protecting the Rights of Children: The Role of the Media

Protecting the Rights of Children: The Role of the Media
"The research finds that a wide range of factors currently inhibit media in the three countries sampled from playing a more substantive role in promoting awareness of child rights, as well as in helping children realize their rights and in ...
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Monterrosa, E. C., Frongillo, E. A., de Cossío, T. G., Bonvecchio, A., ...

Monterrosa, E. C., Frongillo, E. A., de Cossío, T. G., Bonvecchio, A., Villanueva, M. A., Thrasher, J. F., & Rivera, J. A. (2013). Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors ...
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Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an ...

Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an entertainment- education radio soap opera in Tanzania
Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an entertainment- education radio soap opera in Tanzania. Journal of Health Communication, 6(2), 137-154. Abstract
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A Framework for Media Engagement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and ...

A Framework for Media Engagement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in South Asia
"The broader aim of the framework is to use media as a positive force to improve human rights and ensure universal access to HIV and healthcare services for MSM and TG persons in South Asia."
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Meekers, D., Van Rossem, R., Silva, M., & Koleros, A. (2007). The reach and ...

Meekers, D., Van Rossem, R., Silva, M., & Koleros, A. (2007). The reach and effect of radio communication campaigns on condom use in Malawi. Studies in Family Planning, 38(2), 113-120 Abstract
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McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact ...

McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact of a communication campaign to change vaccination knowledge and coverage in the Philippines. Health Communication, 9(2), 95-118. Abstract: 
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Lettenmaier, C., Krenn, S., Morgan, W., Kols, A., & Piotrow, P. (1992). ...

Lettenmaier, C., Krenn, S., Morgan, W., Kols, A., & Piotrow, P. (1992). Africa: using radio soap operas to promote family planning. Hygie, 12(1), 5-10. Abstract
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Kuhlmann, A. K. S., Kraft, J. M., Galavotti, C., Creek, T. L., Mooki, M., & ...

Kuhlmann, A. K. S., Kraft, J. M., Galavotti, C., Creek, T. L., Mooki, M., & Ntumy, R. (2008). Radio role models for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and HIV testing among pregnant women in Botswana. Health Promotion ...
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Kabir, M. & Islam, M. A. (2000). The impact of mass media family planning ...

Kabir, M. & Islam, M. A. (2000). The impact of mass media family planning programs on current use of contraception in urban Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science, 32(3), 411-419 Abstract
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Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. ...

Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. (1998). The impact of a family planning multimedia campaign in Bamako, Mali. Studies in Family Planning, 29(3), 309-323. Abstract
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Islam, M. M., & Hasan, A. H. M. S. (2000). Mass media exposure and its ...

Islam, M. M., & Hasan, A. H. M. S. (2000). Mass media exposure and its impact on family planning in Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science, 32(4), 513-526.
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Hutchinson, P. & Wheeler, J. (2006). Advanced methods for evaluating the ...

Hutchinson, P. & Wheeler, J. (2006). Advanced methods for evaluating the impact of family planning communication programs: Evidence from Tanzania and Nepal. Studies in Family Planning, 37(3), 169-186. ABSTRACT
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Gunther, A. C., & Storey, J. D. (2003). The influence of presumed influence

Gunther, A. C., & Storey, J. D. (2003). The influence of presumed influence
Gunther, A. C., & Storey, J. D. (2003). The influence of presumed influence. Journal of Communication, 53(2), 199-215. Abstract
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Gueri, M., Jutsum, P., & White, A. (1978). Evaluation of a breast-feeding ...

Gueri, M., Jutsum, P., & White, A. (1978). Evaluation of a breast-feeding campaign in Trinidad. Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 12(2), 112. Abstract
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An evaluative look at a family planning radio campaign in Latin America

Background: While traditional contraception is widely used, in southern Nigerian modern contraception is a relatively recent phenomenon. Modern contraception is more wide spread among the educated and sexually active youth in Nigeria. Few studies ...
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Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies ...

Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies in Family Planning
Agha, S., & Meekers, M. (2010). Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies in Family Planning, 41(4), 277-290.
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