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How Plan International UK used video to bring the voices of girls in crisis direct to Parliament
May 27, 2020

How Plan International UK used video to bring the voices of girls in crisis direct to Parliament

Video is a powerful advocacy tool and it’s been at the heart of Plan International UK’s recent Girls in Crisis campaign, as Alex Martin explains.

Michael Herrod at ITV News on how coronavirus has impacted foreign news coverage
May 19, 2020

Michael Herrod at ITV News on how coronavirus has impacted foreign news coverage

For our latest online IBT briefing, we were joined by Michael Herrod, Head of Foreign News and Tom Clarke, Science Editor at ITV News.

The media are failing to tell the stories of 1 billion people
May 13, 2020

The media are failing to tell the stories of 1 billion people

Disabled people are fast becoming the forgotten victims of this pandemic. There are an estimated 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide and yet their stories are consistently under reported by the media. We invited Vikki Furse from IBT member Humanity & Inclusion to give us her view.

What WaterAid can teach us about handwashing
April 30, 2020

What WaterAid can teach us about handwashing

IBT member, WaterAid, is one of the world’s leading experts on handwashing and hygiene promotion and the COVID-19 pandemic has given its work added urgency. Om Prasad Gautam shares his top tips on achieving the change in behaviour that is necessary if the pandemic is to be tackled successfully.

Meet the expert: Twitter’s Katy Minshall on how INGOs can make best use of the platform
April 29, 2020

Meet the expert: Twitter’s Katy Minshall on how INGOs can make best use of the platform

For our latest online IBT briefing, we were joined by Katy Minshall, Twitter's Head of Policy and Philanthropy. Katy led a training session with our members, sharing best practice for how INGOs can make the most of Twitter.

Let’s make the case for a swift, collective global response
April 22, 2020

Let’s make the case for a swift, collective global response

Communicating during the COVID-19 crisis is a challenge for INGOs. Maryam Mohsin, media manager at BOND, suggests how we can find the right tone of voice in our media and public messaging.

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