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Cultivate a culture of protecting children at community level
November 9, 2015

Cultivate a culture of protecting children at community level

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Author: PSAf’s Gillies C. Kasongo, November 12 2015 - The fact that there are still community and media reports of children being abused through child neglect, defilement, exploitation and forced labour imply that more needs to be done to ...

10 Myths About Girls' Empowerment and Mobile Learning
September 11, 2015

10 Myths About Girls' Empowerment and Mobile Learning

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Author: Linda Raftree, September 9 2015 - I had the chance to share some thoughts at UNESCO's recent Mobile Learning Week. My presentation explored some myths about girls empowerment and mobile learning and offered suggestions of things to think ...

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)
September 4, 2015

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)

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"BBC Media Action’s radio programmes are part of Girls Education South Sudan [GESS], a major initiative designed to increase the number of girls enrolling in school and completing their education, as well as improving learning outcomes at both ...

Investing in young children makes good business sense
August 25, 2014

Investing in young children makes good business sense

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Author: Michael Feigelson, August 25 2014 - In 2007, The Lancet medical journal published an article stating that more than 200 million children under five fail to reach their potential in cognitive development because of poverty, poor health and ...

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
July 10, 2014

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...

Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - Part II
May 19, 2014

Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - ...

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Author: Kerida McDonald, UNICEF Senior Advisor, May 19 2014 - Juba, South Sudan - Without the luxury of coffee to start the first day of our mission in Mingkaman we joined the early morning community leaders meeting which provided a perfectly ...

Every Child Counts
February 20, 2014

Every Child Counts

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Author: Manuel Manrique Castro, from his column in El Mundo de Medellín - translation: Cynthia Selde, published February 12 2014, cross-posted February 20 2014:      For many years The State of the World’s Children report ...

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children
December 4, 2013

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children

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"Long before there was a UNICEF, faith communities were among the greatest advocates for the world’s neediest children, providing guidance, aid and comfort to millions of disadvantaged families. In fact, the Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

Edutainment Radio, Women's Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence from Cambodia
May 16, 2013

Edutainment Radio, Women's Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence ...

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This paper investigates whether exposure to "edutainment" (education/entertainment) radio leads to improved women's status and primary school participation. Specifically, the author examines a popular radio station focusing on gender issues in ...

Channel Salgalú TV
February 6, 2013

Channel Salgalú TV

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This is a Peruvian internet TV channel dedicated to disseminating projects on childhood and social development. The Bernard van Leer Foundation helped to start the channel. Its central purpose is to publish sectorial dialogues from different ...

National Early Childhood Network - Brazil
February 6, 2013

National Early Childhood Network - Brazil

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This network is made up of civil society organisations, the government, the private sector, and other networks and multilateral organisations that work to promote and defend the rights of Brazilian children from birth to six years old. Its ...

Role of Community Radio for Women’s Empowerment
November 6, 2012

Role of Community Radio for Women’s Empowerment

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[This is a continuation of two-part blog beginning with "Role of Information Communication Technology for Empowering Rural Women" by Arpita Sharma, based upon her research.]

Strengthening Community Participation in Early and Pre-school Bilingual Intercultural Education (APEDIBIMI)
March 25, 2011

Strengthening Community Participation in Early and Pre-school Bilingual ...

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This early and pre-school bilingual programme for girls and boys of the Maya Ixchil indigenous community has been developed in the department of El Quiché, Guatemala through community participation

Kids' TV Time Linked to School Woes, Bad Habits
March 21, 2011

Kids' TV Time Linked to School Woes, Bad Habits

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This article from Health Magazine (reprinted on the United States (US)' Cable News Network, or CNN), describes a Canadian study that found television watching to be a behaviour translating into

Tikwere! Interactive Radio Instruction
March 21, 2011

Tikwere! Interactive Radio Instruction

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February 9, 2010

Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Schools (Grades K-12)

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The purpose of "Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Schools" is to provide basic information and communication resources to help school administrators implement recommendat

October 29, 2009

Malawi Community Radio Project

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Established in 2006, the Malawi Community Radio Project is an initiative by the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Radio Systems Inc.

Women's Use of the Sada in Afghanistan: Dissemination, Dialogue, and Transformation
March 21, 2011

Women's Use of the Sada in Afghanistan: Dissemination, Dialogue, and ...

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"Our analysis suggests that Sada facilitated dialogue, participation and action. Empowered by information, women participated in the elections in large numbers, becoming active agents of change. At the household level, women increasingly found ...

togetherTV
March 21, 2011

togetherTV

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Launched in March 2005, togetherTV is a media project involving the development and dissemination of 30-second to 3-minute films featuring individuals from countries across Latin America, the Caribbea

December 27, 2007

TV is Good for Children, Insists Academic

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October 29, 2007

How Have Radio and TV Broadcasting Been Used in Education?

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In the interest of exploring how information and communication technology (ICT) can help transform the learning environment into one that is learner-centred, this article provides an overview of how r

August 29, 2006

Casualty Goes to Africa: Does it have to be a Disaster to get Development on TV?

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What do television programme makers and broadcasters in the United Kingdom (UK) think draws an audience to an international story?

March 8, 2005

Perspectives on Distance Education: Emerging Trends in the Development of ...

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This publication offers policy-makers and educators a collection of research and case studies relating to school networking models from seven regions of the world.

February 13, 2005

Information Communication Technology & Education

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Synopsis from Bagchee.com The revolutionary impacts of information and communicatio

February 4, 2005

Child to Child Dialogue - Census, Which is Carried out by Children Themselves

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This census was carried out by the members of the Ethiopian Teenagers' Forum and UNICEF-Ethiopia in 20 elementary schools located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. In this activity, more t

February 18, 2004

Spinning Yarns Around the Digital Fire: Storytelling and Dialogue Among ...

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From the Introduction "Storytelling and dialogue is a part of every child's life. From bedtime chronicles exploring the misadventures of fantastical creatures to the beginning mumbl

November 3, 2003

Mbissao Community Radio

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August 22, 2003

Making Waves: Stories of Participatory Communication for Social Change

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A study of the field of participatory communication for social change and how it is evolving.

May 20, 2003

PAK Educational Society (PES)/Pakistan Development Network (PDN)

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PAK Educational Society (PES)/Pakistan Development Network (PDN) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organisation (NGOs) that aims to eradicate poverty, promote justice and equality, and ensure that every

February 19, 2001

Rural Development Network

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Rural Development Network (RDN) is an indeginous NGO established in the Republic of Uganda on the 4th February 2000.

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