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Voices from the field: using Photovoice to explore impacts of climate change on mental health in NepalGlobal Environmental Health, 2016Photovoice is a participatory research method that uses photos as a tool for deconstructing problems and questions raised by community members, with the goal of generating actionable solutions. The method enhances and builds community by allowing members to identify, reflect on, and address their own needs.Document
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially womenAfrobarometer, 2016The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "African Youth Decade" and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and development throughout the continent, including by raising young citizens' representation and participation in political processes.Document
The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: case study from rural ZimbabweBMC Public Health, 2013This journal article examines the potential of using community conversations to strengthen positive responses to HIV in resource-poor environments. Guided by a facilitator, community members collectively identify local strengths and challenges and brainstorm potential strategies for solving local problems.Document
ZAZI: a participatory programme on Sexual and Reproductive Health for women and girls - a toolkit for facilitatorsJohns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa, 2016This toolkit has been developed by the ZAZI campaign for use by peer educators, community outreach workers, faith-based organisations, and traditional health practitioners to help facilitate participatory discussions on sexual and reproductive health with women aged between 20 and 49 years of age.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2015This report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and Stop AIDS Alliance draws on multiple sources to document the many ways in which communities are advancing the response to AIDS and to explore evidence for the effectiveness of these responses.DocumentSonke Gender Justice Network, 2016This three part package of materials comprising of a handbook, workshop manual, and toolkit, are designed to support community mobilisation activities around the issue of treatment as prevention.Document
The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in AfricaAfrobarometer, 2015Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey data.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorised, especially in developing country contexts?DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some fear that fragmentation may inhibit national cohesion and democratic participation.DocumentAfrican Gender Institute, South Africa, 2013Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to transforming gender hierarchies in Africa, and seeks to redress injustice and inequality in its content and design.