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April 28, 2017

Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do Kadam Programme in Bihar for Programme Implementation and Evaluation

India's Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality) programme was an effort to address a perceived dearth of evidence on what works and what does not work to change notions of masculinity...

April 28, 2017

Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality)

"I enjoyed passing remarks and whistling at girls. I realised this was wrong after I joined the programme. I understood what was fun for me was harassment for the girls. Now I work with the programme...

April 27, 2017

Combining Intensive Counseling by Frontline Workers with a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Has Large Differential Impacts on Complementary Feeding Practices but Not on Child Growth: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation in Bangladesh

"As the global momentum for investing in nutrition ramps up, there is an urgent need for demonstrated large-scale solutions for improving the most fundamental of nutrition actions, i.e., home-based...

April 27, 2017

Social Franchising and a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Increased the Prevalence of Adequate Complementary Feeding in Vietnam: A Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation

The Alive & Thrive (A&T) initiative, carried out in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, applied principles of social franchising within the government health system in Vietnam to improve the...

April 26, 2017

Rethinking Communication for Maternal and Child Health: Lessons from the Shaping Demand and Practices Project in Bihar, Northern India

"Between 2011 and 2015, BBC Media Action and its partners implemented a... project to improve family health in Bihar, one of the poorest and most populous states in India. Called Shaping Demand and...

April 26, 2017

How to Bring Family Engagement and Early Learning into the Digital Age

"By paying close attention to the ways in which technologies and media may be deployed to promote new connections that advance critical skills and learning pathways - and by ensuring that educators,...

April 26, 2017

The Power of Airwaves: The Role of Spectrum Management in Media Development

"[A] well-defined, transparent, and equitable spectrum management process that takes into account the needs of all relevant stakeholders is necessary in order to create an environment that serves the...

April 25, 2017

Do Digital Information and Communications Technologies Increase the Voice and Influence of Women and Girls?

"Digital ICTs can provide new opportunities for women to express themselves but engaging publically and politically online does not guarantee power." What does the empirical evidence tell us about...

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Becas para estudios de profundización destinadas a artistas

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Esta modalidad de beca completa del Servicio Alemán de Intercambio Académico (DAAD), ofrece la posibilidad de realizar en Alemania una estancia de creación durante la cual pueden desarrollar un

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September 15, 2010
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15 de septiembre de 2010

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Conservation International Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship

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The Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship is sponsored by Conservation International to create opportunities for leaders and scholars from indigenous and traditional people's communities and orga

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June 11, 2010

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Norwegian Human Rights Fund

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The Norwegian Human Rights Fund was established in 1988 by Norwegian non-governmental organisations "to protect and promote Human Rights internationally".

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Contest of Ibero-American Photography in Black and White - Concurso Iberoamericano de Fotografía en Blanco y Negro

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Save the Children invites photo entries from both professionals and non-professionals of any nationality for its annual Ibero-American photography competition.

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April 30, 2010

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People Power: Unarmed Resistance and Global Solidarity

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Howard Clark, ed.
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September 29, 2009

This book discusses transnational solidarity in movements of nonviolent struggle.

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Price: £13.99 (US$23.59, €17.30)
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256

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e-CIVICUS 463, November 6 2009.

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CDD in the Context of Conflict-Affected Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

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June 20, 2006

This 71-page paper from the World Bank reviews 13 case studies of countries affected by current or recent conflict that have specifically incorporated community-driven development (CDD) in their devel

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Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG)

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The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) announces the launch of the 2009 Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG) programme.

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January 18, 2010

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Learning and Knowing in Indigenous Societies Today

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Peter Bates, ed.
Moe Chiba, ed
Sabine Kube, ed.
Douglas Nakashima, ed.
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June 1, 2009
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UNESCO

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Success Stories in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Research and Technological Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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December 1, 2007
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INFOTEC website accessed on June 30 2009.

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Media Poetics and Cattle Ranching: Making Community Radio Relevant to Language and Power

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Clemencia Rodriguez
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February 1, 2009
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Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma

This article explores the ways in which community radio is being used to challenge cultural assumptions in Colombia's "cowboy country".

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Posting to the OURMEDIA listserv, March 4 2009; and Upstream Journal Jan/Feb 2009, Vol. 22 No. 3.

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April 25, 2017

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April 24, 2017

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