Welcome to the latest Twitter Trawl! We trawl twitter to bring you the best of the tweets that are relevant for the communication for development sector. This is the full fat version – a briefer ‘highlights’ newsletter is distributed weekly to full members.
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@IFEX Your #RightToKnow is a human right. @UNESCO invite you to #IPDCtalks this 27 September to join the global conversation about the importance of access to information. Register for the event or livestream: https://en.unesco.org/ipdc-talks-2018
@C4D_Network Full scholarships now available for @KantarPublic #MandE skills building programme for Africa-based M&E practitioners https://bit.ly/2CYmOgk to take place in Nairobi from October to December, deadline 18 September
@HerVoiceFund HER Voice Fund is giving USD 2000 grants for activities meant to influence policy processes in 13 African countries. Funds address financial access barriers limiting community based organizations working on AGYW to add a voice to policy processes. Visit https://t.co/6nll3bGnug
@C4D_Network Call for Papers: #Talkingpoints – #Twitter and #civic debate https://bit.ly/2x3m97l What voices are heard and magnified on Twitter and which are missing altogether? Do conversations on Twitter contribute to or even qualify as civic debate? Deadline 30 October #activism
@GVCItalia Are you interested in issues related to access to films tackling social and gender issues in rural areas? #MedFilm4all project, financed by the @EuropeanUnion, is launching its first call for proposals. Apply now http://tinyurl.com/ybrjqdpz
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
@IFESDisability #Participation #Intersectionality @IFESGender Read the full report on barriers to participation of women with disabilities in Armenia here: https://www.ifes.org/publications/new-report-highlights-barriers-meaningful-participation-armenian-women-disabilities …
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@UNESCOICT4D If you are looking for ICT4D Research funding, do explore our page with links to funding at https://ict4d.org.uk/research/funding-sources-for-ict4d-research/ … – and please suggest sources that we could add to this. Hopefully this will become a truly useful resource for ICT4D researchers #ICT4D
@C4D_Network New @CDCgov Spotlight: #Smartphones Connect Disease Data Faster | Division of Global Health Protection | Global Health | CDC https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/fieldupdates/fall-2018/smartphones-connect-data.html … #ict4d #mhealth
@torproject More than 30 countries cut off access to the internet last year. “The spread of more frequent and complex shutdowns is a threat not only to human rights and democracy but also the future of the internet as we know it.” https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/internet-shutdowns/ … #keepiton
@USAID_Digital Many #development programs depend on access to affordable, reliable #connectivity services. In this resource, read how @USAID is working with implementing partners & governments to expand, increase quality, & lower prices for key connectivity services: https://goo.gl/DpVMZe
@Passages_Prject In #Bangladesh, #men often stop by tea stalls. The familiarity and comfort of these spots make them ideal locations to start conversations on #gender #equality between men: https://bit.ly/2Ht9NgB #socialnorms
@RosemarieNorth After the #Lombok #earthquake, #disabled people lacked access to services & info, according to new @asb_de research carried out by people with #disabilities. #CommIsAid https://t.co/rt6wwhWBas
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@RefugeeHosts Our project aims to disrupt humanitarian narratives that frame refugees as individual suffering victims, in turn creating hierarchies of sympathy and protection. Read our blog – including poems, soundscapes, photographs and articles – form more: https://refugeehosts.org/representations-of-displacement-series/ …
@ASHC_SoilHealth Curious on innovative #communication approaches to reach #farmers? These are some of the lessons the Gender and Legume Alliance project have learnt on message and channel selection.https://bit.ly/2wuE6uV
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS
@FAOAfrica We need to do more and do it better if we all want a world without #hunger. @FAO launches “The State of Food Security and Nutrition In The World” report. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2x1m4Rt More efforts needed for a #ZeroHunger world.