Data Journalism Program Design

Internews has prepared a set of documents for a data journalism curriculum. The tools and research offered in this section should help practitioners design their own robust data journalism program. Over the last few years, there has been a significant shift in...

Internews

How-to

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/25/2018

Final Evaluation: Zo Kwѐ Zo

The project “Zo Kwè Zo” was implemented by Search for Common Ground (Search) in collaboration with the Association of Women Communication Professionals (Association des Femmes Professionnelles de la Communication, AFPC) with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The...

Search for Common Ground

Evaluation Reports

Created 06/18/2018

NGO-Security Service Engagement to Stem Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia: Mid-Term Evaluation

One unfamiliar with Indonesia may find it surprising that the challenge for counter-terrorism activities in Indonesia does not only come from groups that share terrorist ideology, but also come from those against terrorism. This unique challenge pertains the tension between security personnel...

Search for Common Ground

Evaluation Reports

Created 06/18/2018

Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations

The United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) published ‘Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluation: Towards UNEG Guidance’ in 2011 as a concise handbook that could act as a field guide to improve human rights and gender equality responsive evaluation in the...

UN Evaluation Group

How-to, Tools and Templates

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

INCREASING AWARENESS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION IN THE EXTRACTIVE SECTOR

With the support of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), we are implementing a pilot project on introducing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs). The VPs set specific lines of action to systematically assess and manage the risks and impacts...

Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Expanding Initiatives to Reduce Human Rights Abuses in Northern Nigeria

This baseline report is part of an 18 month project called “Expanding Initiatives to Reduce Human Rights Abuse in North-East Nigeria” funded by the department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor to strengthen engagement and advocacy processes of civil...

Search for Common Ground Nigeria

Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Human Rights & Conflict Resolution

Deepening Debate and Dialogue The relationship between human rights advocacy and conflict resolution has been debated for years. Particularly in international civil conflicts, the two fields are typically framed as a dichotomy, in which human rights activists promote justice, narrowly defined as...

Shamil Idriss, President & CEO of Search for Common Ground

Blog

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Constructing Coalitions to Reduce Human Rights Abuse by Security Forces in Northern Nigeria: Baseline Study

Escalating violence in Northern Nigeria has necessitated the deployment of a heightened security presence across the region. While security forces have a mandate to maintain peace, some of their officers have been implicated in human rights abuse against civilians. These abusive practices...

Search for Common Ground Nigeria

Evaluation Reports

INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Human Rights Monitors’ Guidebook

The guidebook targets human rights actors from civil society organizations (CSOs) as well as other audiences who are involved in human rights monitoring. It is aimed at strengthening the capacity of CSOs, human rights defenders, activists and human rights organizations to monitor,...

Search for Common Ground Nigeria

Tools and Templates

Created 06/15/2018

Supporting Human Rights Defenders: A Guide to Conducting Assessment Missions

This handbook the process of conducting an assessment that best assists human rights defenders either in a particular country or a region within a country. It is intended to guide a team in executing an assessment that addresses the challenge of creating...

Freedom House

Tools and Templates

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Voices in the Streets: Mass Social Protests and the Right to Peaceful Assembly

Freedom House researched cases of mass social protests in 12 countries to glean best practices and determine the causes for failure in promoting and protecting the right of peaceful assembly. This report not only evaluates the role of the executive and law...

Freedom House

Analysis

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

Elements of Success for Transnational Human Rights Networks of the Future

This document describes elements of success that can spur stronger, more impactful human rights networks through new approaches, new practices and good practices. Recommended new practices include framing the content and message of issues, cross-sectoral coalitions, accountability to beneficiaries and connecting with...

Freedom House

Analysis

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/15/2018

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