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Health and Human Rights Resource Guide
July 14, 2014

Health and Human Rights Resource Guide

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Published by the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University by invitation from Open Society Foundations (OSF), this resource guide "has been designed to be a user-friendly, multi-purpose tool in advocating for health and human ...

Open Development Cambodia (ODC)
May 21, 2014

Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

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"Cambodian government information technology policy has encouraged the use of open source programs and the uncensored transmission of information, resulting in an energetic IT community that has produced Khmer Unicode and indigenized software. ...

Are We There Yet? Evaluating Your Online Media Strategy for Nonprofits
April 25, 2014

Are We There Yet? Evaluating Your Online Media Strategy for Nonprofits

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"Social media experts are quick to agree that the quality of followers matters considerably more than the raw quantity of followers. This is an especially important point in for nonprofits seeking to advocate for their cause."

Finding Your Way with Online Media: An Implementation Guide for Nonprofits
March 28, 2014

Finding Your Way with Online Media: An Implementation Guide for Nonprofits

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"It is important to ensure that your website and social media platforms work cohesively to achieve your communications goals." This is one suggestion included in an ebook that guides non-profit organisations through the process of implementing ...

HIV and the Law: Seven Fact Sheets
December 3, 2013

HIV and the Law: Seven Fact Sheets

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Highlighting findings from the July 2012 report HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, this series of fact sheets from the Open Society Foundations offers information and language that may be useful ...

Cops & Rubbers
December 2, 2013

Cops & Rubbers

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"In countries around the world...police carry out legal and illegal searches of sex workers and confiscate or destroy condoms found in their possession. In many cases, possession of condoms has been used by prosecutors as evidence of ...

Free-Range Thinking
December 2, 2013

Free-Range Thinking

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Published since 1999, this is a monthly journal of best practices and resources for public interest communicators designed to help them reach more people more effectively.

Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes (and How to Ensure They Won't Happen to Yours)
November 26, 2013

Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes (and How to Ensure They Won't ...

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"We recognize that you do important work, often with limited resources and against long odds. Every time you talk about that work, you have an opportunity to inspire people who can help you in some way. This book is about seeing those ...

Mapping Your Online Media Strategies: A Guide for Nonprofits
November 12, 2013

Mapping Your Online Media Strategies: A Guide for Nonprofits

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"There's no area of human life that hasn't been touched and reinvented by the digital age, and none more so than the rapid spread of information. As activists and advocates for your cause, you need to position your organisation to take advantage ...

Resource Media Toolbox
November 1, 2013

Resource Media Toolbox

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Resource Media, a nonprofit public relations firm based in the United States (US) that develops and executes communications strategies for the environment and public health, offers an online toolbox containing practical guides, worksheets, and ...

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."

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 ...

Mapping Digital Media Reports
June 28, 2013

Mapping Digital Media Reports

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Published by the Open Society Media Program, the Mapping Digital Media project reports examine the progress of digitization and its impact on the values and principles that underpin the Open Society Foundations’ work in media and communications. ...

Storytelling & Social Change: A Strategy Guide for Grantmakers
June 20, 2013

Storytelling & Social Change: A Strategy Guide for Grantmakers

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"Storytelling is a powerful tool for communications, organizing, and evaluation. Consider efforts that use oral history to expose human rights abuses, documentary films for prison reform, telenovelas to advance immigrants' health, or digital ...

Discovering the Activation Point ™: Smart Strategies to Make People Act
January 31, 2013

Discovering the Activation Point ™: Smart Strategies to Make People Act

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"Real change requires action, and the key to moving people from knowledge to action is persuasion."

Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV in Department of Correctional Services: A Guide for Working with Members of the Department of Correctional Services
September 5, 2012

Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV in Department of Correctional Services: A ...

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This guide was produced to build the capacity of Department of Correctional Services (DCS) members to address inmate vulnerabilities to HIV and sexual abuse in South Africa's prisons. Developed by Just Detention International (JDI) and Sonke ...

Media Freedom Report 2011
August 1, 2012

Media Freedom Report 2011

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"The purpose of the present report is to give an overall picture of Mongolian media freedom situation, how Mongolian journalists exercise their professional rights and what are the opportunities to be responsible and fair in fulfilling their ...

Influential Leadership: A Handbook for African Women
June 4, 2012

Influential Leadership: A Handbook for African Women

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This 80-page handbook, published by West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACI), is a training manual with eight sessions designed to guide the empowerment of African Women with leadership skills. According to the publication, leadership is a ...

Strengthening Popular Participation in the African Union: A Guide to AU Structures and Processes
November 15, 2011

Strengthening Popular Participation in the African Union: A Guide to AU ...

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This guide was produced to assist activists and civil society to engage with African Union (AU) policies and programmes, while at the same time calling for greater openness and tolerance of public participation in the affairs of the organisation. ...

June 16, 2011

Public Broadcasting in Africa Series

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  The Public Broadcasting in Africa Series is a research project that aims to collect, collate and write up information about regulation, ownership, access, performance as well as prospects for public broadcasting reform in Africa. 

Maps for Advocacy
March 21, 2011

Maps for Advocacy

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Recognising the power of maps, the Tactical Technology Collective has published a guide - Maps for Advocacy - which is an introduction to Geographical Mapping Techniques.

What Works for Women & Girls
August 23, 2010

What Works for Women & Girls

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Launched at the July 2010 XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, and updated periodically, this website provides strategies and evidence on a range of gender-sensitive programming for women and girls from countries around the ...

April 13, 2010

The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change: Understanding the Factors that ...

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This book's primary objective is to help nonprofit organisations, foundations, social entrepreneurs, and governments understand how to successfully design, implement, and evaluate information and comm

February 11, 2010

Twin Epidemics: The Struggle Against TB and HIV

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Twin Epidemics: The Struggle Against TB and HIV is a series of multimedia pieces produced by the Open Society Institute (OSI)'s Public Health Watch Campaign, spotlighting OSI-supported efforts to addr

Contemporary Issues in South Africa Toolkit: A Toolkit for Journalists
December 15, 2009

Contemporary Issues in South Africa Toolkit: A Toolkit for Journalists

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This book, published by Open Society Foundation (OSF), is meant to inspire journalists to generate high quality media content on a range of crucial topics that are part of South African society and to enhance the research that journalists conduct ...

October 2, 2009

A Touchpad to Our Future: An Election Resource for Journalists

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This document, published by the Open Society Foundation for South Africa in preparation for the 2009 national and provincial elections, is an empowerment and information guide for community or mainstream journalists from the print, broadcast, or ...

Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes
May 1, 2002

Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes

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"Why do bad ads happen to good causes? The evidence that I've been able to gather suggests one answer: the ads' creators violated so many basic design principles that poor reader response was almost inevitable. How can you ensure this won't ...

September 23, 2010

El Impacto de las Tecnologías Digitales en el Periodismo y la Democracia en ...

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Material publicado por el Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas y el Programa de Medios del Open Society Institute.

October 2, 2007

Radio Journalism Toolkit

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September 30, 2005

Brief report on the HIV/AIDS and Community Radio Stakeholders Meeting

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The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF SA) organised an HIV/AIDS and Community Radio stakeholders meeting that took place on the August 15 2003 from 08.00 AM to 16.00 PM at the Hilton Hotel

September 30, 2005

Community Radio Technical Support Roundtable

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This report documents the proceedings of the first South African community radio technical support roundtable. The roundtable was held July 25 2003 at the Parktownian Hotel, Johannesburg. The roundtab

August 19, 2004

Breaking Down Barriers

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June 5, 2004

Propiedad de los Medios de Comunicación y su Impacto en la independencia y ...

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El proyecto "Propiedad de los Medios de Comunicación y su Impacto en la independencia y Pluralismo de los Medios", publicado en forma de libro, es un intento por trazar patrones de propiedad y sus con

April 10, 2002

Global Plan to Stop TB

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'Stop TB' is a global movement, lead by the Stop TB Partnership, to accelerate social and political action to stop the spread of tuberculosis around the world. The publication has been divided into fo

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