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December 12, 2017

Freedom on the Net 2017: Manipulating Social Media to Undermine Democracy

"In the absence of a comprehensive campaign to deal with this threat, manipulation and disinformation techniques could enable modern authoritarian regimes to expand their power and influence while...

December 12, 2017

A novel approach to maternal health in Nigeria

Author: Producer Trainer for BBC Media Action in Nigeria Akile Gojo, originally posted December 5 2017 - Earlier this year, after a day of training producers at one of our partner radio stations in...

December 12, 2017

In Repressive Countries, Citizens Go 'Dark' to Share Independent News

"Dark social" refers to online and digital sharing either missing or incorrectly attributed in site traffic analytics. It describes the blind spot that originates when visitors to online news...

December 12, 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

"Making the digital space better for children requires collaboration and cooperation among governments, United Nations agencies and other international children's organizations, civil society, the...

December 11, 2017

Youth and Violent Extremism on Social Media: Mapping the Research

"Attempts to prevent Internet dimensions of the violent radicalization of youth do not have proven efficacy, but on the other hand it is clear that they can damage online freedoms, especially freedom...

December 8, 2017

Every Last Hiding Place: Fifteenth Report of the Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

"A major risk for the eradication is complacency, something for which there is no metric that can be monitored....That is one of the biggest challenges for the Polio Programme and can only be...

December 8, 2017

Social Media and Citizen Inclusion: Towards a New Model of Political Legitimacy?

What is the potential of digital activism to promote good, democratic governance in Latin America and the Caribbean?

December 7, 2017

Case Study - Kilkari: A Maternal and Child Health Service in India - Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Deployment at Scale

"In order to persuade people to think and do things differently, you need to get inside their heads to understand the barriers to behavioral change, and the triggers that might empower people to...

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December 6, 2017

"We hypothesize that rigid social norms and gender-based discrimination limit the perceived control that both girls and boys have over their...

December 6, 2017

National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) provide independent, evidence-informed advice to assist their governments in immunisation...

December 5, 2017

"This study is a reminder of the importance of asking parents their reasons for non-vaccination to identify all reasons, including perhaps...

December 5, 2017

"This paper outlines BBC Media Action’s approach to Gender Equality and our strategy for achieving impact in this area. This paper reviews and...

December 5, 2017

Authors: BBC Media Action Gender advisors Kanwal Ahluwalia and Elanor Jackson,...

December 5, 2017

Through an overview of systematic reviews (SRs) in the area of vaccination, this study aims to describe how, globally, research on the effects of...

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