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How Islamic Relief is using a gaming app to reach young audiences
March 11, 2020

How Islamic Relief is using a gaming app to reach young audiences

Last October Islamic Relief UK launched an innovative gaming app, Virtue Reality. Its aim was to inform young people about how aid works and to tackle prejudice against Muslims. Judith Escribano, Head of Communications at Islamic Relief UK, explains the story behind Virtue Reality.

How Save the Children helped rescue British children trapped in Syria
January 23, 2020

How Save the Children helped rescue British children trapped in Syria

Last Autumn, Save the Children launched a successful campaign to bring the so called ‘ISIS children’ back to the UK. This group of orphans was stranded in an area of Syria previously controlled by ISIS. Media coverage played an important role in the success of the campaign as Dan Stewart, media manager at Save the Children explains.

How Plan created the period emoji
January 06, 2020

How Plan created the period emoji

In October 2019, a new period emoji made its way onto mobile phones all over the world. Designed by the team at Plan International UK, the emoji hopes to open up the conversation around menstruation and period poverty. We asked Laura MacLeman, Press and Media Manager at Plan International UK to give us a behind the scenes look at the campaign.

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June 16, 2020

Twitter Training for Trustees

In this special session for Trustees from IBT’s member organisations we will look at how a Trustee can join Twitter and use the platform to promote the work of their charity. We will also look at how Twitter can help a charity to achieve its strategic goals.

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