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August 23, 2017

Policy Briefing and Country Reports - Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Womankind Worldwide's research on women's political participation at the community level in Afghanistan, Ghana, Nepal and Zimbabwe has found that women-only groups or 'spaces' have multiple benefits...

August 23, 2017

A Conversation Guide for Health Equity

"It's worth noting that communities where people are more connected with each other tend to be healthier than ones where they aren't. So in the case of health equity, conversation might do more than...

August 23, 2017

Development of a Set of Community-Informed Ebola Messages for Sierra Leone

"[S]ystematic, iterative qualitative research should be fully embedded into the message development process from the outset of the response to any future public health emergency, and the...

August 23, 2017

Ukraine's Health Sector: Sustaining Momentum for Reform

"For the last year,...an important linchpin of reform - the health sector - has been the subject of intense new development and debate across Ukraine....The moment of possibility has arrived. A major...

August 23, 2017

Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Research on women’s political participation at the community level was undertaken by Womankind in four very different countries - Ghana, Zimbabwe, Nepal and Afghanistan. The work in each context...

August 22, 2017

ReMiND Project: Midterm Evaluation Summary

Using mobile phone-based health technology (mHealth) in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, the Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths Project (ReMiND) aims to increase the adoption of key maternal newborn and...

August 22, 2017

Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND)

"What was really eye-opening was that with the phone, the illiterate ASHA, who seemed overwhelmed and a bit lost, was transformed to someone with increased skills and confidence, who was effective in...

August 22, 2017

Communication is aid: BBC Media Action response to floods in Sierra Leone, Nepal, Bangladesh and India

Author: BBC Media Action's Senior Communications Manager Nick Henegan, originally posted August 18 2017 - In the aftermath of a disaster information is as important as food, water and shelter. It can...

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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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