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August 23, 2017

Policy Briefing and Country Reports - Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Womankind Worldwide's research on women's political participation at the community level in Afghanistan, Ghana, Nepal and Zimbabwe has found that women-only groups or 'spaces' have multiple benefits...

August 23, 2017

A Conversation Guide for Health Equity

"It's worth noting that communities where people are more connected with each other tend to be healthier than ones where they aren't. So in the case of health equity, conversation might do more than...

August 23, 2017

Development of a Set of Community-Informed Ebola Messages for Sierra Leone

"[S]ystematic, iterative qualitative research should be fully embedded into the message development process from the outset of the response to any future public health emergency, and the...

August 23, 2017

Ukraine's Health Sector: Sustaining Momentum for Reform

"For the last year,...an important linchpin of reform - the health sector - has been the subject of intense new development and debate across Ukraine....The moment of possibility has arrived. A major...

August 23, 2017

Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Research on women’s political participation at the community level was undertaken by Womankind in four very different countries - Ghana, Zimbabwe, Nepal and Afghanistan. The work in each context...

August 22, 2017

ReMiND Project: Midterm Evaluation Summary

Using mobile phone-based health technology (mHealth) in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, the Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths Project (ReMiND) aims to increase the adoption of key maternal newborn and...

August 22, 2017

Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND)

"What was really eye-opening was that with the phone, the illiterate ASHA, who seemed overwhelmed and a bit lost, was transformed to someone with increased skills and confidence, who was effective in...

August 22, 2017

Communication is aid: BBC Media Action response to floods in Sierra Leone, Nepal, Bangladesh and India

Author: BBC Media Action's Senior Communications Manager Nick Henegan, originally posted August 18 2017 - In the aftermath of a disaster information is as important as food, water and shelter. It can...

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August 21, 2017

The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: The...

August 21, 2017

"Democracy is about intergenerational equity, while a state of intergenerational equity strengthens the resilience of democracy." - Andrew...

August 18, 2017

The road to polio eradication has been nothing if not torturous. The initiative is credited with spectacular achievements - reducing the number of...

August 18, 2017

"Religious women advocates of the human rights agenda are rarely heard in global dialogues and negotiations, and when they are present, their...

August 18, 2017

Part of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)'s suite of resources on social cohesion, this user's guide is a strategic tool designed to help senior...

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