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  1. BBC Media Action, India

    A tribute to Om Prakash Puri

    Veteran Indian actor, Om Puri, who passed away last week, fronted our HIV and AIDS drama series, Jasoos Vijay – helping make it one of India’s most watched TV shows of its time. Devika Bahl, creative director for the series shares fond memories of an exceptional man.

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  2. Stakeholder Liaison, Production, BBC Media Action, Nepal

    Nepal: Reconstruction through radio

    People in Nepal are still recovering from the earthquakes in 2015. We explain how our radio show, Milijuli Nepali (Together Nepal), is helping people rebuild their lives.

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  3. Project Officer

    Gaming for good: answering those awkward questions about puberty in Bangladesh

    Talking about their bodies can be a taboo for young people in Bangladesh. A new series of interactive computer games – accessible in 350 schools – are helping them learn about growing up in a safe and fun environment.

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  4. Presenter

    Going global with Facebook Live

    Hundreds of thousands of people across the world joined our first two Facebook Lives from Nepal, grabbing the opportunity to question an inspiring group of female personalities and politicians.

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  5. Project Officer, Afghanistan

    Afghanistan: an intense year for local radio

    Security threats against journalists and financial pressure are just two of the challenges facing local radio in Afghanistan. Mukhtar explains how training and information-sharing helped stations survive against the odds in 2016.

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  6. BBC Media Action, India

    “In my next life I want to be a boy”

    How research for our new multi-media youth project in India is especially resonant on the International Day of the Girl Child.

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  7. Assistant Producer, Myanmar

    Adverts featuring “real people” are helping communities in Myanmar adapt to extreme weather

    Why we chose “real people” instead of actors to feature in our Public Service Announcements (PSAs), TV adverts sharing simple solutions to prepare for cyclones, flooding and drought.

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  8. Project Director, Health

    Garment factory workers in Bangladesh are watching screenings of a health drama during their lunch breaks to help improve their – and their children’s health.

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  9. Project Officer, Afghanistan

    Skiing in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan’s Bamyan province is best known for its ancient statues of Buddha. Today, its relative security and freezing winters are aiding the growth of a fledgling skiing industry. Mukhtar Yadgar explains how a local radio station is helping raise awareness about the benefits of the sport.

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