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January 12, 2017

Pop Culture with a Purpose: Violence against Women in Bangladesh - Edutainment

Observing that violence against women (VAW) and adolescent girls is a systemic and engrained problem in Bangladesh, Oxfam Novib worked with a group of local partners in Bangladesh, including BRAC, WE...

January 6, 2017

Assessing Changes in Attitudes, Awareness, and Behavior in Indonesian Youths: A Multi-Method Communication and Social Media Approach

The research presented in this paper provides insights to inform how practitioners design counter trafficking in persons (C-TIP) awareness-raising materials, both in general and specifically within...

January 5, 2017

The Kumu Hina Project

"Our mutual goal was to have Hina tell her story in her own words, creating a personal narrative that would organically inform and engage viewers about Hawaii's tradition of embracing gender...

January 5, 2017

Radio Mewat

Radio Mewat is a community radio station (FM 90.4) located in Mewat, one of India's most disadvantaged and isolated districts in the state of Haryana. Radio Mewat seeks to give voice to the voiceless...

December 20, 2016

Half the Sky Movement Global Engagement Initiative: Final M&E Report

"...the HTSM project offers promising potential as a bottom-up media intervention model. If used with local populations in high need areas, these media tools can help change individual attitudes and...

December 12, 2016

Different Beats: Being a Female Tabla Player

"Meet the only female tabla player to have qualified for a teaching position in colleges. Mithu Tikadar has been fighting gender stereotypes since her childhood." This video portrays Mithu Tikadar,...

December 9, 2016

Using Social Media to Communicate against Violent Extremism

"Violent extremists have used the online world to spread misinformation and hateful messages in an effort to radicalise others. However, social media can be harnessed to challenge extremist...

December 9, 2016

Suleiman Bakhit - سليمان بخيت - Superheroes Against Extremism

In this speech at the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum, Jordanian comic book artist Suleiman Bakhit explores the power of narrative in the struggle against extremism, discrimination, and misogyny. Against the...

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Entrevista con Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez

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En esta entrevista Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez , habitantes del Pato y el Guayabero en la reserva de La Macarena, narran cómo han sido desplazados y acosados varias veces. Es un ejemplo de la violencia que han sufrido los campesinos de la zona, que los ha obligado a desplazarse y colonizar nuevas tierras.

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Entrevista con Manuel Cano

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En esta entrevista Manuel Cano, cultivador de marihuana y tabaco, coexiste de arroz y explotador de maderas finas que se vendían en los depósitos de Bogotá, cuenta cómo se iniciaron los aserríos de cedro rosado o cedro Caquetá y a caza de tigres en la reserva ecológica de La Macarena.

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Entrevista con Jesús (Chucho) Montoya

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En esta entrevista Chucho Montoya, cultivador de coca y colono asentado en el bajo Caguán, narra cómo y por qué llegó a la reserva de La Macarena y cuál fue el origen de las FARC, la guerrilla más poderosa de Colombia.

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Entrevista con Vicente Falla y Gerardo Cubillos

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Estos campesinos, afincados en la reserva de La Macarena en Colombia, una de las reservas biológicas más importantes de América, cuentan cómo llegaron a invadir estas tierras hace 20 o 25 años y cómo - como ellos mismos dicen - unidos y sin distingo de colores políticos, abrieron vías de penetración, construyeron puentes, escuelas y otras obras en una reserva natural. Y ahora luchan por un realinderamiento de la reserva para legalizar sus tierras.

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Entrevista con Alfonso Cano

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Los primeros intentos de diálogo entre la guerrilla de las FARC y el gobierno colombiano, se llevan a cabo durante el gobierno del presidente Belisario Betancour, en la población de La Uribe, la sede principal del secretariado de las Farc, máxima autoridad del grupo guerrillero.

Posteriormente, la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, que formuló la actual constitución política de Colombia en 1991, le dio un nuevo impulso a las conversaciones de paz, esta vez entre el recién elegido presidente César Gaviria y los grupos que conformaban la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (CGSB).

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Entrevista con Antonio Navarro Wolff

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En esta entrevista, Antonio Navarro Wolf habla sobre los disensos y consensos del desmovilizado grupo guerrillero M19, con otras guerrillas colombianas pertenecientes a la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (un proyecto de unidad de los distintos grupos subversivos que actúan en Colombia) y específicamente, con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC, previa la realización de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente que dio como resultado “la legitimación del cambio político más importante del siglo XX: la Constitución de 1991.

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Child Marriage Interactive Map

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January 1, 2011
Child Marriage Interactive Map

The Ford Foundation along with the Girls Not Brides campaign released a child marriage interactive map, examining 30 countries with high rates of child marriage. The website shows statistics by marriage age, legal age of marriage, secondary education, maternal morality rates, and early childbearing.

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Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) website, September 18 2012, and emails from Hallie Easley to The Communication Initiative on September 19  and 26 2012.

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