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  1. Training the next generation of risk communication professionals

    Lydia Cumiskey

    Water Youth Network

    Guest blog from Water Youth Network tells the story of a unique risk communication event in Mexico.

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  2. Let’s talk about sex: using radio to educate teenagers in Bangladesh

    Gourob Kundu

    Let’s talk about sex: using radio to educate teenagers in Bangladesh

    How radio has helped adolescents in Bangladesh learn about sexual and reproductive health, as well as child marriage.

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  3. Three ways of communicating to stop disasters happening

    Robert Glasser

    Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for DRR

    Three ways of communicating to stop disasters happening

    Ahead of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference, UN Special Representative Dr Robert Glasser outlines three ways that media and communication can lay the groundwork for warning people about disasters before they happen.

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  4. How can media inspire accountability and political participation? Findings from massive BBC programme.

    Duncan Green

    Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfam GB

    How can media inspire accountability and political participation? Findings from massive BBC programme.

    Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Advisor for Oxfam GB, shares his key takeaways from our Governance and Accountability event.

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  5. Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the case of Pakistan

    Dr Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli and Marina Plesons

    WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research

    Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the case of Pakistan

    How can community engagement be used to promote young people’s sexual and reproductive health in conservative countries? Two education programmes in Pakistan offer some answers.

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  6. We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

    Marcus Oxley

    Executive Director, Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)

    We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

    Marking International Day for Disaster Reduction, Marcus Oxley argues that we need more media coverage of disasters before – rather than after – they happen. This would make prevention more of a priority, allowing more people to ‘live to tell’.

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