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June 27, 2017

Polio Eradication Hopes and Fears: What Next?

Authors: Heidi Larson & Will Schulz, June 13 2017 - In August 1980, just three months after the World Health Assembly declared smallpox to be officially eradicated, D.A. Henderson stood up to...

June 26, 2017

Guidelines for the Development of a Social Media Code of Conduct for Elections

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) observes that electoral management bodies (EMBs) have noted stakeholders' increasing reliance on social media...

June 26, 2017

The Power of India's Village Women

Author: Moin Qazi, February 16 2017 [first posted in The Pulse, linked below] India is far from perfect in ensuring women's rights, but quotas at the local government level are having a real impact...

June 23, 2017

Making Women Count - Not Just Counting Women: Assessing Women's Inclusion and Influence on Peace Negotiations

"Fifteen years after the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325, women remain significantly underrepresented in peace and transitional processes. A central challenge is the lack...

June 23, 2017

Citizen Participation and the Rise of the Open Source City in Spain

"Although the scheme may be simple, we believe that it already features most of the components of a new democratic participation in the digital age." This research brief from IT for Change via...

June 23, 2017

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women and Girls in Karnataka, South India

"...interventions that integrate a norms approach can contribute to strengthening the rights of women and girls and reducing the violent practices that affect the health and human rights of hundreds...

June 22, 2017

How is a Radio Programme Helping Bangladeshi Youth Cope with the Challenges of Adolescence?

"Qualitative research found that radio magazine show Dosh Unisher Mor (Crossroads at 10 to 19) [from BBC Media Action] provided adolescents with a much-needed source of information on topics deemed...

June 21, 2017

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to support improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and...

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June 20, 2017

Author: National Creative Director, BBC Media Action India Radharani Mitra, orignially posted...

June 20, 2017

"Opportunities and challenges relevant to smallholder agriculture in emerging economies are increasing thanks to the continued proliferation...

June 20, 2017

This #FaithOverFear campaign from Religions for Peace, UNICEF, and a global coalition of religious groups is aimed to inspire action among...

June 20, 2017

"One of the most powerful tools available for communication is the message map. A message map is an organized means for communicating layers...

June 20, 2017

Author: Sue Goldstein, June 7 2017 - 2017 is a year in which the fewest number of polio cases have ever been recorded. There is only 1 type of...

June 20, 2017

"Engagement is the key word, and is central to this focused intervention to enhance acceptance by the minority representing the missed targets...

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