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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@CIVICUSalliance At the Human Rights Council (#HRC38)? Join us on Tuesday for event on the state of #civicspace in #Ethiopia. Country has a new government & Prime Minister. What commitments have they made to reform repressive laws & protect the rights of their citizens? http://goo.gl/yNU9ra
@freedomfilmfest #FFF2018 wants to “Mend The Gap”! Get excited & mark your diaries for this year’s jam-packed human rights #documentary film festival from 29th Sept – 7th Oct 2018 at @PJLiveArts, Malaysia. This year’s fest places a special focus on the United Nations #SDGs https://freedomfilm.my/festival/
@ISOJ2019 Share your research on “Digital Media and Democracy in the Americas” for the 2019 edition of the #ISOJ research journal http://isoj.org/isoj-journal-launches-call-for-papers-and-the-topic-for-next-issue-digital-media-and-democracy-in-the-americas/ …
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
@GSMAAfrica Are you designing or implementing #mHealth solutions in developing markets, or considering starting a #mHealth project targeted at underserved communities? Watch our webinar ‘Creating #mobile health solutions for behaviour change’ #SDG2 #SDG3 https://bit.ly/2sFAS6M
@C4D_Network Recent @EuroArabCM briefing ‘Children’s Screen Content in an Era of Forced #Migration: Facilitating Arab-European Dialogue -Documentaries, Distribution, #Ethics https://bit.ly/2JU9YC7 #representation
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@panoply_digital Gender gap in ICT use: “if a woman does have access to a mobile or internet, she uses them in different ways than men: less frequently, more use of basic services like voice, less use of more complex services like mobile internet or mobile money” https://buff.ly/2FvXMSo #ict4d
@OpenICT4D Mobile prices in South Africa remain unaffordable to the majority. According to the @RIAnetwork After Access Survey 47% of South African do not use the internet. https://bit.ly/2LRjpzG @IDRC_CRDI @INASSAprogram #ict4d
@Rare_org “By committing to a new behavior, (a minority) repeatedly expose others to that new behavior until they start to copy it.” .@sciam on a new study of what it takes for a minority to shift conventional thinking. #behaviorchange #socialchange https://t.co/CgGCEOTpdA
@TranslatorsWB #DYK the #Rohingya language has dialects? TWB made a factsheet to help aid workers better communicate lifesaving info to communities in the #refugee response. Check it out & other tools: https://goo.gl/dqPS4p Thanks @Oxfam @UNICEF @DFID_UK & @UNmigration #LanguageMatters
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@MartinSSearle Humanitarian folks: Cyberspace may have become incompatible with the principle of independence. In this working paper I explain why. Please read it and let me know your thoughts. https://www.rsis.edu.sg/rsis-publication/nts/is-use-of-cyber-based-technology-in-humanitarian-operations-leading-to-the-reduction-of-humanitarian-independence …
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