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Katy Williams

Research Editor, BBC Media Action

Blog posts in total 4

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  1. Human stories inspire positive change

    Human stories inspire positive change

    Katy Williams asked political debate show presenters in Nepal and Afghanistan about the real-life changes their programmes have helped achieve. Successes include getting more people with disabilities working in government ministries and prompting other organisations to support communities.

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  2. Researching women in Afghanistan

    Researching women in Afghanistan

    International development organisations need to understand the viewpoints and experiences of women and girls if they are to improve opportunities for them. We speak to Ahmad Tamim Sharifzai, the organisation’s senior research officer in Afghanistan about some of the challenges...

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  3. Lifeline programming: bringing together humanitarians, media and governments

    Lifeline programming: bringing together humanitarians, media and governments

    Preparing to run ‘lifeline’ programming before a crisis can build relationships between humanitarians, media and the government, facilitating collaboration to get life-saving information to people when disaster strikes.

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  4. When the skill of questioning is listening: interviewing refugees in Europe

    When the skill of questioning is listening: interviewing refugees in Europe

    Having recently undertaken the perilous journey from Damascus to Berlin, researcher and filmmaker Reem Karssli – now seeking asylum in Germany – had a strong connection with the people she interviewed for BBC Media Action’s research into the communication needs of refugees in Europe.

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