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IDELA: Fostering Common Solutions for Young Children
September 18, 2017

IDELA: Fostering Common Solutions for Young Children

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"In LMICs [low- and middle-income countries], there is limited guidance on the 'how to' of programs: how to get a return on investment and how to boost children's early development, especially for children from socio-cultural minorities."

IYCF Digital Image Bank
September 12, 2017

IYCF Digital Image Bank

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"High-quality visual images are an essential component of nutrition and health social and behavior change (SBC) programming but can be difficult to find or produce." In 2010, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and partners developed an ...

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on Infant and Young Child Feeding
August 3, 2017

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on ...

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"Strengthening the ability of mentor-supervisors to provide ongoing mentoring can help health workers improve their counseling performance with patients and clients."

ΛGORΛ
March 21, 2017

ΛGORΛ

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ΛGORΛ is the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)'s global hub for learning and development. Launched in 2015, the online platform facilitates global access to learning opportunities and provides planning and reporting solutions for its users. ...

Framework for Developing a Communication Strategy for the Introduction of Oral Cholera Vaccine
February 15, 2017

Framework for Developing a Communication Strategy for the Introduction of ...

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"Communication for Development (C4D) plays a central role in the successful introduction of oral cholera vaccine as an additional tool in cholera prevention and control, both in endemic and epidemic settings." This oral cholera vaccine (OCV) ...

Connect with Respect: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Schools
January 30, 2017

Connect with Respect: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Schools

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"As a teacher, you can play an important role in preventing the expression of gender-based violence in the school setting. Teachers, school principals and the broader education system can provide positive role models, empower children and youth ...

Time to Talk: Comprehensive Sexuality Education - A Toolkit for Faith-based Journalists and Media Houses
August 28, 2017

Time to Talk: Comprehensive Sexuality Education - A Toolkit for Faith-based ...

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“Children face confusing and often inaccurate information about sex and sexuality. Despite the need for clarity and guidance, there is still a resounding silence on sexuality in homes, schools and communities.” This toolkit is designed to assist ...

Why Do People Do What They Do? A Social Norms Manual for Zimbabwe and Swaziland
August 4, 2016

Why Do People Do What They Do? A Social Norms Manual for Zimbabwe and Swaziland

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This training manual offers a detailed explanation of what social norms are and how they influence behaviour - with a particular emphasis on behaviour related to violence against children. The manual forms part of a series of products from The ...

Edutainment for Social Participation
April 17, 2015

Edutainment for Social Participation

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Implemented in 2011 in Colombia by PCI Media Impact and the Fundación Social (Social Foundation), this programme is designed to strengthen the capacities of members of community organisations, especially youth, on the use of the approach and ...

Save the Children: Community Health Worker Training
April 13, 2015

Save the Children: Community Health Worker Training

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This 22-minute-long video-based training resource was created for Save the Children's Community Based Distributors (CBDs) and Community Health Workers (CHWs) in South Sudan in an effort to build capacity to properly fill out treatment registers ...

I Decide - Yo Decido
March 30, 2015

I Decide - Yo Decido

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To help strengthen the systems of protection for children and youth in Guatemala, since 2013, the organisation Young Guatemala Peace Association, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has undertaken a number of ...

Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Defense of the Rights of Children and Adolescents (REDLAMYC)
March 26, 2015

Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Defense of the Rights of ...

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The REDLAMYC is a network of networks that are national non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on childhood and adolescence active in defending the rights of children and adolescents according to the framework of the Convention on the Rights of ...

Communicators Network for Children and Youth
March 26, 2015

Communicators Network for Children and Youth

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This network was created with the aim of giving voice to Honduran children and adolescents. It seeks to promote their role and participation through organising, leadership, and social mobilisation. Using written media, radio and television, and ...

Voces Moviles (VozMob) - Mobile Voices
March 26, 2015

Voces Moviles (VozMob) - Mobile Voices

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On this digital/mobile platform, young and adult Latino immigrant workers in Los Angeles, California, United States (US), can create stories about their lives and communities directly from a cell phone. Vozmob appropriates technology to promote ...

Voices of   Indigenous Youth: Teens, Ethnicities and Citizenship in Mexico
March 23, 2015

Voices of Indigenous Youth: Teens, Ethnicities and Citizenship in Mexico

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This initiative, from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS), aimed to amplify the voices of Mexican indigenous adolescents. It explores the relationship ...

Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes Oriented for Work Training
March 19, 2015

Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes ...

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The "Revela2 in Campoalto" project is part of the  entertainment-education (EE) strategy of "Revela2, from all positions," a multimedia communication platform that is being implemented in Colombia, beginning in 2010, with the aim ...

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México
March 10, 2015

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México

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Esta iniciativa de UNICEF y el Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), se realizó con el objetivo de dar a conocer las voces de los adolescentes indígenas mexicanos. Surgió del interés por explorar ...

Proyecto RadioTIC: usos y apropiaciones de tecnologías libres en radios comunitarias
March 9, 2015

Proyecto RadioTIC: usos y apropiaciones de tecnologías libres en radios ...

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Tiene como objetivo formar a los jóvenes y miembros de las radios comunitarias en América Latina sobre la apropiación de las TIC, y fomentar usos que contribuyan a fortalecer el ejercicio de los derechos humanos, como el derecho a la comunicación ...

EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating Child Rights in Development Cooperation
March 4, 2015

EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating Child Rights in Development ...

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"By providing practical guidance on how to take a rights-based, child-focused approach, this toolkit aims to ensure that children's rights as well as initiatives to promote the well-being of all children can be effectively integrated and applied ...

Putting journalists on the driving seat to end child marriages
February 12, 2015

Putting journalists on the driving seat to end child marriages

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Author: Mamoletsane Khati, February 18 2015 - In a region where child marriage reigns supreme and is silently accepted by many as a "normal" practice, the media needs to take charge and correct misconceptions. And that is exactly what journalists ...

Slipping through the sieve?  Equitable Sex Ratio at Birth as a Post 2015 Target
February 12, 2015

Slipping through the sieve? Equitable Sex Ratio at Birth as a Post 2015 Target

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Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, February 12 2015 - There are several gender-specific targets suggested by different UN agencies as part of post-2015 Development Agenda which are beyond those included in the MDGs.  However, they do not include the ...

 Red Latinoamericana y caribeña por la defensa de los derechos de los niños, niñas y adolescentes, REDLAMYC
February 10, 2015

Red Latinoamericana y caribeña por la defensa de los derechos de los niños, ...

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Es una Red de Redes Nacionales de ONG de niñez y adolescencia, que participan activamente en la defensa de los derechos de los niños, niñas y adolescentes en el marco de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño.

Red de Comunicadores Infantiles y Juveniles
February 4, 2015

Red de Comunicadores Infantiles y Juveniles

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Fue creada con el objetivo de dar voz a los niños, niñas y adolescentes hondureños.

Rapid Qualitative Assessment of Maternal and Newborn Health Care (MNHC) Speaking Book in Two Districts in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia
February 4, 2015

Rapid Qualitative Assessment of Maternal and Newborn Health Care (MNHC) ...

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This 4-page research summary discusses the findings of a research study, conducted by the United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF), on the use of "Speaking Books" as a health promotion tool to address maternal, newborn, child, and ...

Core Competencies in Adolescent Health and Development for Primary Care Providers
January 29, 2015

Core Competencies in Adolescent Health and Development for Primary Care ...

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"At the heart of every health system, the workforce is central to improving health. A wide range of professionals are involved in health care for adolescents at the primary and referral levels, and progress towards universal health coverage for ...

A Culture of Rights
January 28, 2015

A Culture of Rights

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"The main aim of this Communication for Development Study, commissioned by UNICEF [the United Nations Children's Fund], centered on carrying out a study on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) specific to Children’s Rights that will ...

Post-2015 Toolkit: Make Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage a Global Priority
January 27, 2015

Post-2015 Toolkit: Make Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage a Global ...

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From Girls Not Brides, a partnership of over 400 organisations from more than 60 countries around the world, this resource is designed to support the work of advocates who are in a position to "engage in a process that will likely drive ...

Child Rights Education Toolkit: Rooting Child Rights in Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary Schools
January 20, 2015

Child Rights Education Toolkit: Rooting Child Rights in Early Childhood ...

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"As you read through this Toolkit, think about how you can share and promote an understanding of the child rights approach with others and how you can apply it to your activities and programming."

How to Make Your Own Radio Shows: Youth Radio Toolkit
December 17, 2014

How to Make Your Own Radio Shows: Youth Radio Toolkit

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This Youth Radio Toolkit was produced to help support young people to produce their own radio shows from start to finish, and covers issues such as choosing and researching a topic, recording, and learning how to get a show out into the ...

Addressing Corruption in Education: A Toolkit for Youth from Youth
December 16, 2014

Addressing Corruption in Education: A Toolkit for Youth from Youth

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This toolkit is intended to serve as an educational tool, providing information and resources for the design and implementation of activities to promote transparency in education. Created for individuals and institutions, particularly youth-led ...

How to Start a Youth Radio Project in Your Community: Facilitators' Handbook
December 15, 2014

How to Start a Youth Radio Project in Your Community: Facilitators' Handbook

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This Facilitators Handbook outlines a training curriculum and a series of workshops to help facilitators build a community-based youth radio project. Published by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Children's ...

Training Curriculum: Increasing Interpersonal Communication Skills for the Introduction of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)
December 8, 2014

Training Curriculum: Increasing Interpersonal Communication Skills for the ...

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This training manual, from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has been designed for use in trainings to increase interpersonal communication skills (IPC) and knowledge related to inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) for social mobilisers and ...

Emergency Communications Toolkit
December 3, 2014

Emergency Communications Toolkit

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This toolkit, designed for Save the Children staff, provides guidance on how to communicate emergency response. It has been developed by members of the All Members Cooperating in Emergencies (ACE) Communications Working Group as a resource for ...

Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion
November 24, 2014

Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion

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"Monitoring measures progress in achieving specific results in relation to a strategy’s implementation plan. Evaluation attempts to determine as systematically and objectively as possible a strategy’s worth or significance." This is the full ...

Advocacy Toolkit
November 24, 2014

Advocacy Toolkit

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"Advocacy is a core process for addressing the disparities children face, bringing the issue to the forefront of the agenda for decision makers." This toolkit from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides detailed steps, guidance, and ...

Hear Our Voices - Practitioner's Toolkit
October 27, 2014

Hear Our Voices - Practitioner's Toolkit

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Part of the "Because I am a Girl" project, "Hear our Voices" from Plan International comprises study results presented as a video, a technical report, a summary report, and this toolkit intended to provide a means for collecting "consistent, ...

Innovations in Communication Technologies for Measles Supplemental Immunization Activities: Lessons from Kenya Measles Vaccination Campaign, November 2012
October 24, 2014

Innovations in Communication Technologies for Measles Supplemental ...

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"Using mobile phone-based technologies can create platforms for real-time evidence-based innovations in immunizations service communication and service delivery."

Social Media in Emergencies: UNICEF Guidelines for Communication and Public Advocacy
October 17, 2014

Social Media in Emergencies: UNICEF Guidelines for Communication and Public ...

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"By adding social media to the annual work plans and official set of strategies that are being used in an emergency, you will be able to reduce opposition, increase internal awareness and buy-in for your activities..."

Antiretroviral Treatment for Pregnant Women - Animation Video
October 13, 2014

Antiretroviral Treatment for Pregnant Women - Animation Video

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This 5-minute animated video, available in English and French, has been produced to help encourage pregnant women to be tested during pregnancy and to inform them about the process and steps a woman would ideally follow once she finds out she is ...

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Behavioural Change Among Security and Defense Forces: Experiences and Lessons from East, West and Central Africa
October 9, 2014

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Behavioural Change Among Security and ...

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This 89-page report discusses the experience and impact of working with security and defence force personnel to build capacity around child protection, with specific focus on insights gained from trainings conducted by Save the Children in East, ...

MISA 2014 Regional Children's Reporting Awards
October 8, 2014

MISA 2014 Regional Children's Reporting Awards

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Journalists in Southern Africa are invited to submit their child-focused reporting for consideration for the Media Institute for Southern Africa's (MISA) third annual Regional Children's Reporting Awards. "The awards form part of MISA’s broader ...

Issues Management Guide to Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected Situations with Implications for Public Communications
October 7, 2014

Issues Management Guide to Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected ...

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"Unpredictable, unexpected events happen - frequently they are marked by uncertainty, confusion and a sense of urgency. Such events can lead to lack of trust - in organizations, people or immunization services. Having a pre-prepared ...

Resources for Planning and IPV Introduction
October 6, 2014

Resources for Planning and IPV Introduction

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"Successful IPV introduction relies on effective planning with measurable outcomes and processes. Key components of planning include vaccine procurement and supply, cold chain and logistics, health worker training, communications, and social ...

The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line
October 3, 2014

The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line

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"[C]hildren are already taking an active part in making a difference on climate change. This book contains positive examples from all over the world of young people who are making a difference and offering their special perspective. They are ...

UNICEF Cholera Toolkit
September 30, 2014

UNICEF Cholera Toolkit

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This Cholera Toolkit was produced to provide United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) staff and partners with practical resources to support the implementation of integrated approaches to cholera prevention, preparedness, ...

Global Mapping of Communication for Development Interventions in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
September 29, 2014

Global Mapping of Communication for Development Interventions in ...

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"This mapping examines the use of Communication for Development (C4D) in peacebuilding efforts ....The objectives of this mapping are to identify C4D interventions that might be applicable to peacebuilding and what lessons can be drawn about ...

A Global Communication Strategy Development Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Programs
September 23, 2014

A Global Communication Strategy Development Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and ...

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This step-by-step toolkit is an effort - via evidence-based, practical guidance - to support maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) programme managers, programme planners, and communication specialists as they conceptualise, implement, and ...

New NTD Data to Inform Large Scale Deworming in Ethiopia
September 20, 2014

New NTD Data to Inform Large Scale Deworming in Ethiopia

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"94% of 535 surveyed districts in Ethiopia are endemic for either schistosomiasis and/or soil-transmitted helminths (STH) - Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) which are commonly found in school-children."

Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool (HHEAT)
September 19, 2014

Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool (HHEAT)

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"The middle of an acute crisis might not be the ideal time for thoughtful ethical discussion and reflection..."

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