C4D Network Twitter Trawl: 27 November – 3 December 2017

Welcome to the latest Twitter Trawl!  We trawl twitter to bring you the best of the tweets that are relevant for the communication for development sector. This is the full fat version – a briefer ‘highlights’ newsletter is distributed weekly to full members.

Think we’re missing something? Tweet @C4D_Network and let us know!

 

C4D EVENTS – UPCOMING

@SHAREresearch Based in London? Interested in #WASH and #behaviourchange? Come and hear about our work in #Kenya, #Malawi, #Tanzania & #Zambia – free seminar on 7 Dec! #WASHbehaviours http://bit.ly/2AdDGg4 

@TAInitiative Join us at the @OpenGovHub on December 8 for a discussion on TAI’s latest report on #transparency & #accountability amid the #closing #civic #space.RSVP by Dec 8 at http://bit.ly/2BddiAq . #ResilientCSOs

 

C4D OPPORTUNITIES
@CDIManchester
 #ICT4D and digital development PhD #scholarships tenable at Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester; end January application deadline #PhD https://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/opportunities/results/ 

@C4D_Network Project grants available from @UNDemocracyFund for #civilsociety organisations working on #community activism, #youth engagement, #humanrights http://bit.ly/2Bvbt1M  deadline: 20 December h/t @IJNet

@C4D_Network On the countdown…. 4 December is the final date to submit an abstract for the 2018 International Social and #BehaviorChange Communication Summit! Get tips and advice from the experts at http://sbccsummit.org/abstract-submission/ … … … … #SBCCSummit

 

PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES

@nesta_uk What can we learn from global social movements? Our Health Lab’s new report, “We Change the World” explores four well-established movements http://bit.ly/2AjWxXq  #PeoplePoweredHealth

@InternewsDaniel Important investigation into the decline of local news in the UK from @Hair_Valley for @BBCRadio4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09fy6g9 … #CommunityMedia #MediaDev

@InsightShare Guardian Journalist @GeorgeMonbiot with 4 #indigenous leaders discuss a radically different form of representation. This short film explores the impacts that #participatoryvideo has had in promoting living cultures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOMYlFDqZM8&t=3s … #video4change #ict4d #GV2017 #comm4dev

@ITforChange Read more in #CSW62 position paper developed by @ITforChange – ‘A feminist perspective on gender, media and communication rights in digital times – Key issues for CSW62 and beyond’: http://www.itforchange.net/csw62-position-paper …#16days #orangetheworld #16DaysofActivism2017 #16daysofactivism

 

ICT4D & INNOVATION

@EngnRoom #AllVoicesCount research found civil society tech projects struggled to adapt to unexpected changes. Why, and what can be done about it? @mikorulez has some ideas: https://soundcloud.com/engnroom/michael-canares

@TheLancet Mobile health: apps must be assessed like every other clinical intervention #mHealth http://bit.ly/2jCGI7q 

@phat_controller Class Divisions in Technology Access are reproducing inequality in the Philippines: my new blogpost #ict4d http://www.makingallvoicescount.org/blog/class-divisions-technology-access/ …

@Oxfam Can social media help end violence against women and girls? https://oxf.am/2soPitY  #16days #IT4Good

@phat_controller Class Divisions in Technology Access are reproducing inequality in the Philippines: my new blogpost #ict4d http://www.makingallvoicescount.org/blog/class-divisions-technology-access/ …

 

BEHAVIOUR CHANGE

@JohnsHopkinsCCP With contraceptive use falling, India has taken to selling condoms online to remove the stigma of buying them. http://bit.ly/2zXvX6f 

 

HUMANITARIAN

@anahi_ayala 62% of #Rohingya #refugees in #Bangladesh say that they are unable to communicate with #aidproviders http://ow.ly/M1Bi30gRYQ2  #humanitarian #crisis #accountabilitytoaffectedpopulation

 

OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS

@Ogolah The media isn’t diverse – and this leads to appalling reporting | Steven Thrasher https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/28/media-diversity-neo-nazis-reporting?CMP=share_btn_tw

@dw_akademie “With a little help from my audience”: #mediadev article on successful investigative journalism in Latin America: http://p.dw.com/p/2ndTx  #GIJC17

@insightconflict 2016 World Peace Index ranked #SierraLeone the second most peaceful country in West Africa. But, is this really so? Should #peace only be viewed as the absence of #war or gunfire?

@C4D_Network What are Cultural Rights? – listen to UNESCO Mediabank podcast http://en.unesco.org/mediabank/24868/#sthash.3gFTUfnR.uxfs …

 

OTHER INTERESTING THINGS    

@IOMPublications Just Released! WORLD MIGRATION REPORT 2018 Know more about the report and download a FREE PDF copy here: https://goo.gl/asZmon 

@ACAPSproject The #HumanitarianOverview2018 report is now out: an analysis of key crises into 2018 with likely developments and corresponding #humanitarian needs. Download it here: http://humanitarianoverview.acaps.org/  and please share it!

@MelanieBArcher Speaks to power of comms in #globalhealth: anti-vax sentiment fuelled crash in HPV vaccination rates in Japan from over 70% to less than 1% (h/t @atJohnButler) https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/nov/30/doctor-wins-2017-john-maddox-prize-countering-hpv-vaccine-misinformation-riko-muranaka … #mediadev #commisaid

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