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Islamophobia in the media: Enough is enough

IBT MEMBER BLOG   By Judith Escribano, Head of Communications at Islamic Relief UK   I never thought I’d be the victim of Islamophobia – I’m not a Muslim, after all. But working in comms for an Islamic charity, Islamic Relief UK, I have come to accept that it is now part and parcel of my […]

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The story behind the world’s first voice petition

IBT MEMBER BLOG   By Vicky Gashe, Head of Comms at Malaria No More UK    Like all great stories, malaria is a tale of villains (the mosquitoes that carry the deadly parasite), heroes (from researchers to funders), tragedy (the billions of lives lost) and happy endings (knowing that we will defeat it).   We’ve seen […]

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WHY CHILDREN’S TV NEEDS THE SUPPORT OF CAMPAIGNERS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   By Lorriann Robinson, IBT advocacy adviser    What children watch on TV has a major impact on their understanding of their world and could affect their future support for, and interest in, international development   The UK is recognised as a global leader in aid and development […]

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Why Children Need To Understand Global Issues

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   For our third article in our The Challenge of Children’s TV blog series, we heard from the Executive Director of Unicef UK, Mike Penrose, about the benefits of children being aware of global issues, the best way to engage them in the wider world and Unicef’s […]

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Kids’ TV: Engaging young people with the wider world

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   For the second article in our The Challenge of Children’s TV blog series, we spoke to Kevin Watkins, CEO of Save The Children, about why it is so important to educate our children about the wider world, how media can engage children in global issues and […]

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