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October 16, 2017

How to Use Social Media to Better Engage People Affected by Crises

"Existing studies show that digital communications channels can be critical before, during and after natural disasters, crises and armed conflicts, to save lives and reduce suffering (e.g. by...

October 12, 2017

Using Mobile Phones to Improve Vaccination Uptake in 21 Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Systematic Review

"There is reason to be optimistic regarding the potential for mobile phones to increase vaccination coverage in LMIC."

October 4, 2017

The Potential of Social Media Intelligence to Improve People's Lives: Social Media Data for Good

Developed with support from Facebook, this report from the Governance Lab (GovLab) explores the premise that data - and, in particular, the data and analytical expertise held by social media...

October 4, 2017

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges

"This study aims at understanding the role of ICT [information and communication technology] in realising women's rights, gender equality and women's economic empowerment in order to identify...

October 4, 2017

Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women

"From mobile banking ventures that facilitate women's entrepreneurship to e-learning platforms that take classrooms to individuals, social innovations have the potential to serve as a powerful tool...

October 2, 2017

#WhatWomenWant

"#WhatWomenWant: a resourced, inclusive, democratic and community-led platform where many can speak, amplify one another's voices, and translate this momentum into thought leadership, coordination,...

September 29, 2017

Broadcasting Live Radio Programs on Disaster Preparedness and Response through Community Radio Stations: Guideline

Noting that community radio may have the ability to broadcast when other media or mobile networks fail to communicate, this guide from the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the International...

September 25, 2017

Tools, Platforms and Mechanisms to Support Accountability to Disaster-Affected Populations in the Philippines

"Active community participation was undeniably missing in the conceptualisation, implementation and monitoring of the accountability platforms developed in response to Typhoon Haiyan." This Making...

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September 20, 2017

"Digital choices for democracy can empower or disempower citizens; can present citizens with real alternatives for equality, thereby deepening...

September 18, 2017

"In a region with more mobile phones than people,...digital growth in Southeast Asia presents opportunities for children on the move to make...

September 14, 2017

"For a mobile engagement project to create real impact, affordable and scalable technology is a necessary starting point, but elements of...

September 13, 2017

Launched in January 2012, DataWinners is an online, do-it-yourself mobile data collection service for organisations in the developing world,...

September 12, 2017

"mHealth research projects are typically under-theorised, poorly specified and vaguely described. This creates challenges for effective...

September 8, 2017

"The literature on (non-digital and digital) ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) and women and girls' empowerment is relatively...

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