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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence (November 25th – December 10th 2014)

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What is the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign?

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign that starts on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day. The campaign hopes to raise awareness about gender-based violence as a human rights issue at the local, national, regional and international level.

This year’s theme is ”Let’s challenge militarism and end violence against women”.

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Women as agents of change in DR-TB management

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“Nothing makes me happier than to see people live healthier lives by simply adhering to the instructions that I give them in the clinic. I am a community health worker and I love my job. I consider it the most rewarding job any human being can wish for because it’s an opportunity to serve the underprivileged”.

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Today is World Toilet Day – Nov 19

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Women and girls in displaced persons’ camps who have to move far away to observe basic sanitary practices due to lack of toilet or sanitary facilities risk being gang raped, abducted, sexually violated or molested. Today, November 19, is world toilet day.
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Making a difference through mass media

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Effective communication has long been recognized as the gateway to impactful programming at all levels of project planning, engagement, implementation, monitoring and feedback to the community. Factual information on transmission and cure of TB has remained inadequate resulting in treatment failures and ever increasing incidence of DR-TB in Nigeria. This informed the decision by FHI 360 to embark on state wide broadcast of radio and television (TV) jingles, and bulk short message services (SMS) in five (5) states of Nigeria, namely, Lagos, Kano, Cross River, Edo and Anambra states. (more…)

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