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Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations Early Childhood Development: The Foundation of Sustainable Human Development for 2015 and Beyond
May 14, 2014

Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations Early Childhood ...

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From the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development, the strategies in the document are intended to help policy- and decision-makers understand the importance of early childhood development (ECD) to global development and raise it ...

Video for Change Impact Evaluation Scoping Study: A Summary of Key Research Findings
May 6, 2014

Video for Change Impact Evaluation Scoping Study: A Summary of Key Research ...

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"[W]e found that there were no comprehensive books, videos, reports or compendiums that detailed the historical development of video use for social change and nor did we locate an agreed, commonly used definition of what Video for Change is or ...

Justice 2015: Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations
February 12, 2014

Justice 2015: Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations

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"Development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water and other vital services, but also access to justice."

Access to Justice: Evaluating Law, Health and Human Rights Programmes in Kenya
January 28, 2014

Access to Justice: Evaluating Law, Health and Human Rights Programmes in Kenya

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"In Kenya, human rights violations have a marked impact on the health of people living with HIV. Integrating legal literacy and legal services into healthcare appears to be an effective strategy to empower vulnerable groups and address underlying ...

Advancing Human Rights in Patient Care through Higher Education in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
January 22, 2014

Advancing Human Rights in Patient Care through Higher Education in Eastern ...

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"Meaningful engagement with health practitioners has entailed connections to day-to-day practice, participatory methodology, inclusion of marginalized voices, and linkages to provider rights and challenges."

Bringing Justice to Health: The Impact of Legal Empowerment Projects on Public Health
October 31, 2013

Bringing Justice to Health: The Impact of Legal Empowerment Projects on ...

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"LEGAL EMPOWERMENT: The transfer of power from the usual gatekeepers of the law - lawyers, judges, police, and state officials - to ordinary people who make the law meaningful on a local level and enhance the agency of disadvantaged populations."

Human Rights in Patient Care: Practitioner Guides
July 16, 2013

Human Rights in Patient Care: Practitioner Guides

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"Health systems can too often be places of punishment, coercion, and violations of basic rights - rather than places of treatment and care. In many cases, existing laws and tools that provide remedies are not adequately used to protect rights."

The Power of Rights
July 15, 2013

The Power of Rights

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"Across the world, the conversation about human rights is intensifying. What do human rights mean to you?"

Criminalizing Condoms: How Policing Practices Put Sex Workers and HIV Services at Risk in Kenya, Namibia, Russia, South Africa, the United States, and Zimbabwe
July 15, 2013

Criminalizing Condoms: How Policing Practices Put Sex Workers and HIV ...

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"A crucial step toward preventing HIV will be the removal of punitive laws against sex work and laws and policies allowing condoms to be used as evidence that act as structural barriers to the realization of sex workers' right to health."

Right-Things, Right-Now: Nonprofit Marketing Plan Template
July 9, 2013

Right-Things, Right-Now: Nonprofit Marketing Plan Template

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This baseline marketing plan for non-profit organisations provides strategies to connect with supporters and partners and to motivate them to take actions such as volunteering, signing a petition, or giving money. It focuses on the following ...

 Status of Disability Rights in Southern Africa
March 18, 2013

Status of Disability Rights in Southern Africa

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This 56-page report shares the findings from a research project into disability rights in nine countries in southern Africa. Undertaken by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), in partnership with Open Society Foundations’ ...

From Counting Women to Making Women Count: Focusing on Women in Media Development Programs
March 11, 2013

From Counting Women to Making Women Count: Focusing on Women in Media ...

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"Progress towards gender goals requires a long-term commitment to equity, empowerment, continuous monitoring, evaluation and research to inform our understandings of how media development can be best leveraged in pursuit of these goals."

Parliamentary Power to the People: Analyzing Online and Offline Strategies in Latin America
August 27, 2012

Parliamentary Power to the People: Analyzing Online and Offline Strategies ...

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This 37-page report, published by the Open Society Foundation's Latin America and Information Programmes, discusses how newly formed parliamentary monitoring organisations (PMOs) are strategically using internet technologies to forge spaces and ...

January 16, 2012

Amplifying the Voices of Women in Eastern Congo

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This 44-page report details the findings of a study Women for Women International (WfWI) undertook among approximately 1,800 men and women in North and South Kivu, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) about women's perspectives and ...

Strategies for Change: Breaking Barriers to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care for Women
March 21, 2011

Strategies for Change: Breaking Barriers to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and ...

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This 80-page report examines innovative empowerment, legal, economic, and health services strategies for a more "woman-friendly" response to HIV. In an effort to share proven and promising initiatives that recognise the links between ...

February 16, 2011

The Trust Deficit: The Impact of Local Perceptions on Policy in Afghanistan

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This report by the Open Society Foundations highlights the erosion of Afghan confidence in international forces due to civilian casualties, wrongful and abusive detention operations, deteriorating

August 23, 2010

What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions

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This resource - What Works for Women & Girls - compiles and summarises evidence for successful HIV/AIDS interventions in

January 7, 2010

Media on the Move: Migrants and Minorities and the Media

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This conference summary document from the 4th Symposium Forum on Media and Development: "Media on the Move", September 25-27 2008, Bonn, Germany, was organised by the German Forum Media a

December 18, 2009

Involving the Community in Responding to TB/HIV: Outcomes of Community-Led ...

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This four-page fact sheet, published by the Open Society Institute (OSI), outlines the main findings emerging from Public Health Watch, a project of OSI's Public Health Program that aims to strengthen

Seeking Accountability for Torture - Photography as Evidence
September 24, 2009

Seeking Accountability for Torture - Photography as Evidence

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The Documentary Photography Project initiative of the Open Society Institute (OSI) and National Security and Human Rights Campaign presented a discussion of the role of documentary photography in providing accountability for torture and depicting ...

The Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism and Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean
November 5, 2012

The Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism and Democracy in Latin ...

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This 81-page report discusses the impact of digital transition on the media industry, democracy and political reporting, investigative journalism, and new media in Latin America. Resulting from the Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas ...

February 5, 2007

Civil Society Perspectives on TB Policy in Bangladesh, Brazil, Nigeria, ...

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Published by the Open Society Institute (OSI)'s Public Health Watch project, this 296-page resource is part of a series of reports designed to highlight how social mobilisation can be an import

January 12, 2007

Better Awareness Needed to Control TB Epidemic

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"In 2005, more people died of tuberculosis (TB) - 1.7 million - than in any other year in history."

July 31, 2004

Communications Landscaping - North and Latin American Transnational ...

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Costa RicaChristian Eduardo Hidalgo García Fundación Acceso (Acceso Foundation)

December 8, 2003

Digital Pulse - Ch 2 - Sec 1 - Open Society Institute (OSI) Strategy

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The Digital Pulse: The Current and Future Applications of Information and Communication Technologies for Developmental Health

December 8, 2003

Digital Pulse - Ch 2 - Sec 1 - Open Society Institute (OSI) Conceptual Map

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The Digital Pulse: The Current and Future Applications of Information and Communication Technologies for Developmental Health

October 15, 2003

Recommendations - The Internet in the Middle East and North Africa: Free ...

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Protecting online freedom of expression requires not only Internet-specific policies that are respectful of rights but also an environment in which free expression more generally is guaranteed.

October 21, 2002

NGOs, Funders, & Filmmakers: Jointly Crafting Tools for Social Action Agendas

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Abstract Funders, mediamakers and nonprofit organisations in the U.S. and internationally have increasingly formed teams to produce highly strategic, often interactive, but still richly

September 15, 1999

Interview with Dr. Shereen Usdin

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