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April 28, 2017

Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do Kadam Programme in Bihar for Programme Implementation and Evaluation

India's Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality) programme was an effort to address a perceived dearth of evidence on what works and what does not work to change notions of masculinity...

April 28, 2017

Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality)

"I enjoyed passing remarks and whistling at girls. I realised this was wrong after I joined the programme. I understood what was fun for me was harassment for the girls. Now I work with the programme...

April 27, 2017

Combining Intensive Counseling by Frontline Workers with a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Has Large Differential Impacts on Complementary Feeding Practices but Not on Child Growth: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation in Bangladesh

"As the global momentum for investing in nutrition ramps up, there is an urgent need for demonstrated large-scale solutions for improving the most fundamental of nutrition actions, i.e., home-based...

April 27, 2017

Social Franchising and a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Increased the Prevalence of Adequate Complementary Feeding in Vietnam: A Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation

The Alive & Thrive (A&T) initiative, carried out in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, applied principles of social franchising within the government health system in Vietnam to improve the...

April 26, 2017

Rethinking Communication for Maternal and Child Health: Lessons from the Shaping Demand and Practices Project in Bihar, Northern India

"Between 2011 and 2015, BBC Media Action and its partners implemented a... project to improve family health in Bihar, one of the poorest and most populous states in India. Called Shaping Demand and...

April 26, 2017

How to Bring Family Engagement and Early Learning into the Digital Age

"By paying close attention to the ways in which technologies and media may be deployed to promote new connections that advance critical skills and learning pathways - and by ensuring that educators,...

April 26, 2017

The Power of Airwaves: The Role of Spectrum Management in Media Development

"[A] well-defined, transparent, and equitable spectrum management process that takes into account the needs of all relevant stakeholders is necessary in order to create an environment that serves the...

April 25, 2017

Do Digital Information and Communications Technologies Increase the Voice and Influence of Women and Girls?

"Digital ICTs can provide new opportunities for women to express themselves but engaging publically and politically online does not guarantee power." What does the empirical evidence tell us about...

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April 25, 2017

"Digital ICTs can provide new opportunities for women to express themselves but engaging publically and politically online does not guarantee...

April 25, 2017

"Frontline health workers are the heroes of polio eradication."

Some children live in places that are harder to reach with polio...

April 25, 2017

"Data is a powerful tool in the fight to eradicate polio."

The search for the poliovirus is triggered when any child is found...

April 25, 2017

"[T]he scholarly interest in accountability forms part of a recent tendency to document wider emergent forms of citizen action and community-...

April 24, 2017

This group emerged from an extensive discussion on The Communication Initiative platform that was prompted by a post from Caroline Hungwe entitled...

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