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Unfairy Tales
August 2, 2017

Unfairy Tales

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"It's the switch from a playful storybook to the real world that delivers the Unfairy Tales message." - Alex Danklof, Media Monks At the end of March 2016, the firm 180LA created for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) a three-part ...

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers
July 21, 2017

Global Kids Online Tools for Researchers

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"Rather than thinking about children as objects to be studied, we might think of children as co-researchers who are involved in all phases of a research project, from defining the issues to be investigated and designing the methods that will be ...

Open Defecation - A Behaviour Change Communication Challenge | India on the Move
June 5, 2017

Open Defecation - A Behaviour Change Communication Challenge | India on the Move

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"Translating and effectively converting technical-information and complex socio-behavioral messages into creative, appealing and acceptable approaches that trigger sustained dialogue among participants is often one of the most difficult and ...

Samata
June 1, 2017

Samata

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"Many factors push girls to drop out of school: can a multi-layered programme overcome these barriers?" Launched by Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) in July 2012, the 5-year Samata programme in northern Karnataka, south India, seeks to ...

Haawiyat
May 30, 2017

Haawiyat

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"Storytelling is a psychologically and a sociologically endorsed need." - A. David Lewis

Health Communication for Life (HC4L)
May 19, 2017

Health Communication for Life (HC4L)

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Health Communication for Life (HC4L) is a five-year project (September 2016 — September 2021) that seeks to support the Government of Malawi’s efforts to increase public demand for quality, sustainable, priority health services and products. The ...

One Community Project
April 3, 2017

One Community Project

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The One Community project is designed to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS in Malawi and to prevent new infections. This will be achieved through: empowering priority populations with the knowledge, efficacy, and skills to effectively utilise ...

UK Diaspora Engagement with Polio Eradication in Pakistan
March 21, 2017

UK Diaspora Engagement with Polio Eradication in Pakistan

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Photo Credit: © Rotary International/Khaula Jamil UK Diaspora Engagement with Polio Eradication in Pakistan is a Muslim- and diaspora-led initiative to once and for all eliminate the spectre of polio from Pakistan's children. Implemented by ...

Plataforma Juvenil de Soledad
March 3, 2017

Plataforma Juvenil de Soledad

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La Plataforma Juvenil de Soledad es un proceso desarrollado en el Departamento del Atlántico, Colombia. La plataforma ha sido reconocida como una de las mejores prácticas de participación en el país. Inició en el año 2013 con la creación de ...

Tipping Point
March 1, 2017

Tipping Point

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"Tipping Point's goal is to support gender equitable social norms and opportunities that give way to alternative paths for women and girls and the courage to believe in the broader possibilities for their lives." CARE and its partner ...

Hilkor ("Ripples in the Water") and Mai Sari Sunakhari ("Orchid, Like Me") Radio Dramas
February 24, 2017

Hilkor ("Ripples in the Water") and Mai Sari Sunakhari ("Orchid, Like Me") ...

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"Now 22 years old with a 3.5-year-old daughter, Lalita lives with her parents and listens avidly to a radio drama, Hilkor ('Ripples in the Water'). In it, she hears her story and she hopes that other girls will know the truth and be able to avoid ...

Every Shot Counts
February 10, 2017

Every Shot Counts

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Beginning in 2016, Africa United (AU), a campaign led by a coalition of African leaders and footballers, joined immunisation partners to celebrate African Vaccination Week (AVW) through the "Every Shot Counts" initiative. (See Related Summaries, ...

The Girl Generation Campaign
January 31, 2017

The Girl Generation Campaign

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Launched in 2014, The Girl Generation Campaign is a social change communication initiative that seeks to provide a global platform for galvanising, catalysing, and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM). The ...

Menstrupedia
January 26, 2017

Menstrupedia

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Launched in 2012, Menstrupedia is an effort to open up the conversation on menstruation in India, where discussion of the topic is taboo. The organisation aims to promote awareness and act as a guide to periods for girls and women, using a comic ...

Vokaribe Radio
January 18, 2017

Vokaribe Radio

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Vokaribe Radio es una emisora comunitaria ubicada en el barrio La Paz, en la localidad del Suroccidente de Barranquila, Colombia. Vokaribe busca generar una cultura de comunicación participativa, reflexiva y constructiva dentro del ámbito local ...

Protecting Human Rights (PHR)
January 12, 2017

Protecting Human Rights (PHR)

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The Protecting Human Rights (PHR) project is a 5-year (March 2011-2017) domestic violence prevention and protection programme in Bangladesh, implemented by Plan International across the country, focusing on 102 unions and 8 upazilas of 6 ...

Advocacy for Better Health Project
June 27, 2017

Advocacy for Better Health Project

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Launched in January 2015, Advocacy for Better Health (ABH) is a five-year project implemented by PATH in collaboration with Initiatives Inc., with the goal to improve the quality, availability, and accessibility of health and other social ...

Communication for Health Project
June 13, 2017

Communication for Health Project

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Communication for Health aims to measurably contribute to the adoption of healthy behaviours in four regions in Ethiopia (Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray) by strengthening social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) capacity at the ...

Biiftuu Jireenyaa y Jember - Programas de Radio para mejorar la salud reproductiva en Etiopia
May 16, 2017

Biiftuu Jireenyaa y Jember - Programas de Radio para mejorar la salud ...

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Biiftuu Jireenyaa, que significa "Principio de vida" en lengua Afan Oromo, y Jember, que significa "luz materna" en amárico, son programas de radio diseñados para mejorar la salud reproductiva, materna, neonatal e infantil ( RMNCH) en Etiopía. ...

Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against Children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
May 11, 2017

Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against ...

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Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against Children is a project seeking to eradicate violence against children and youth in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The project objectives are to: (1) identify the worst ...

Young Adolescents Project (YAP) - Kenya
March 28, 2017

Young Adolescents Project (YAP) - Kenya

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Young Adolescents Project (YAP) was a three year project that addressed young adolescents sexual and reproductive health needs in nine primary schools in Kilifi County, Kenya.  The project was established by the Deutsche Stiftung ...

Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign
January 19, 2017

Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign

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Launched in Sierra Leone in November 2016, the Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign seeks to promote and create demand for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services, as well as increase healthy practices at home and ...

NurseConnect
December 13, 2016

NurseConnect

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Launched in November 2016, the South African Department of Health's NurseConnect platform uses mobile technology to support nurses and midwives working in maternal health, child health, and family planning.  Nurses receive regular ...

NEXSO
December 5, 2016

NEXSO

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NEXSO es una plataforma de soluciones a problemas de impacto social, que permite promover y escalar soluciones innovadoras con un impacto sistémico en las áreas sociales, ambientales y económicas de América Latina y el Caribe.  Esta ...

Great Idea
November 18, 2016

Great Idea

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"Great Idea makes use of...ICT [information and communication technology] and media to amplify the effect of good quality lessons to be used inside and outside of schools." Great Idea is a mobile- and distance-learning project for secondary ...

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI)
November 17, 2016

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI)

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"Making SBCC materials, resources and training available in a digital format is a cost-effective and sustainable way to reach more people with consistent, reliable information." - Rebecca Arnold, Project Director, BKMI Launched in 2013, the ...

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project
November 15, 2016

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project

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WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) is a participatory research and media project that advocates for the rights of women and girls in the fast-expanding settlements of the urban economically poor surrounding Nigeria’s ...

Village Drama against Malaria
October 28, 2016

Village Drama against Malaria

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The Village Drama against Malaria project is a public engagement with science initiative that used Cambodian drama, art, music workshops, and village concerts to mobilise rural communities to eliminate malaria. Jointly organised by the ...

Ghamai
October 27, 2016

Ghamai

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"Radio helps bring doctors into people's homes." - Shabana Mohammadzai, presenter Featuring a mixture of interviews, drama, and discussion, Ghamai, which means "Jewel" in Pashto, is a weekly radio programme developed by BBC Media Action to help ...

Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems
September 22, 2016

Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems

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"Systematic reporting and registration of vital and civil events - including birth, death (and causes of death), marriage, and divorce - is critical for improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and protecting human ...

"Say No to Discrimination!" Masks Exhibition
September 1, 2016

"Say No to Discrimination!" Masks Exhibition

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"Masks are a symbol of identity and protection for people living with HIV, who still face serious discrimination. It's like people are living behind this disease and have to protect their identity. It's like wearing an invisible mask every day." ...

MomConnect
August 25, 2016

MomConnect

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MomConnect is a mobile phone-based initiative designed to to promote maternal and child wellbeing and reduce mortality, as well as strengthen health services in South Africa. The national initiative seeks to improve patients’ access to ...

Ujan Ganger Naiya and Natoker Pore
July 20, 2016

Ujan Ganger Naiya and Natoker Pore

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The BBC Media Action television programme Ujan Ganger Naiya (with accompanying discussion programme Natoker Pore), broadcast beginning in May 2014, was formulated through research to work on pregnancy and birth practices through social and ...

ZIKA: Campaña radial de información
July 18, 2016

ZIKA: Campaña radial de información

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Del 14 de marzo al 30 de abril de 2016 se lanzó una campaña radial de información promovida por la UNESCO, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (FICR), con ...

Art with Syrian Refugees: The Za'atari Project
June 9, 2016

Art with Syrian Refugees: The Za'atari Project

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"While they have escaped the death and destruction of war, these refugees now find themselves in a colorless desert wasteland that contrasts dramatically with their lush, green native region of Daraa, Syria....There is a lack of arts and culture ...

African Vaccination Week (AVW)
June 3, 2016

African Vaccination Week (AVW)

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"Let's raise our voice to celebrate African Vaccination Week and close the immunisation gap!" Celebrated each year since 2011, African Vaccination Week (AVW) provides an opportunity for countries to strengthen immunisation services and systems ...

#DrawDisability
June 2, 2016

#DrawDisability

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"If children and youth are informed and motivated about the issue of disability, their perceptions and actions can change the lives of millions, most importantly of those with disabilities around the world, by challenging stereotypes and attitudes."

Mission Zika
May 27, 2016

Mission Zika

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"Our experience around the world shows that children can make a real difference as part of community engagement strategies to address public health issues. This campaign aims to reduce fear, counteract misinformation, and show positive actions ...

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)
May 24, 2016

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)

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"We follow a model that links students and communities at lots of different levels. Through having different and complementary access points we can be in the strongest position to provide the framework of support that will allow for positive ...

Girl Rising
May 20, 2016

Girl Rising

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"To me the common thread for the girls in the film, was that they each believed (against all evidence) that they deserved more. They just had a deep sense of their own power and potential. For many of the girls we profiled, they often found an ...

Neenv (Shiksha Ka Sawal) Campaign
May 17, 2016

Neenv (Shiksha Ka Sawal) Campaign

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Launched in May 2015 in Sikar, a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in western India, Neenv (meaning "Foundation "in Hindi) is an initiative to strengthen 30,000+ government schools through citizen audit for quality public education for all 6 ...

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA)
April 26, 2016

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for ...

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"As an intervention research initiative we chose to offer a package of activities that included the engagement of key actors and mentors from the community and active engagement of a research process to ensure that the effort produced rigorous ...

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)
March 9, 2016

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)

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Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE) was an initiative to improve retention and transition rates for marginalised girls in Malawi by increasing their access to education and engaging communities through a social mobilisation campaign model. This ...

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project
March 3, 2016

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project

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Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF) or Health Center by Phone, is an mHealth project in Malawi originally designed to increase access to timely and appropriate maternal, neonatal, and child health information, advice and care. The project combined a ...

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign
February 16, 2016

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign

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"Children are eager to learn and adapt to new behavior changes while also applying those behaviors formed in their early lives..." Implemented by Sesame Workshop, "Raho Swacch, Jiyo Mast" is an Indian adaptation of the multi-country campaign ...

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)
February 10, 2016

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)

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Running from March 2014 to March 2016, the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) is working to improve both quality and access to formal and non-formal education in northern Kenya, in and around the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps. The project ...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)

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Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central and southern Malawi in order to keep girls in school. The project is training young female teachers ...

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through Community Videos in Niger
January 19, 2016

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through ...

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Since 2012, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project and Digital Green have collaborated to produce a series of videos to encourage better maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) ...

Kwanele
January 18, 2016

Kwanele

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Launched in July 2015, Kwanele is a five-year pilot programme working in 20 schools in Khayelitsha township in South Africa to decrease the high level of gender-based and sexual violence in schools and ensure a safe learning environment for ...

World's Largest Lesson
January 5, 2016

World's Largest Lesson

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"If every school in the world teaches children about these goals, we will help them become the generation that changed the world." Through its various entertaining yet educational resources and activities, this collaborative education project is ...

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