Resources: Training Manuals

‘Mobilising Religious Communities to Respond to Gender-Based Violence and HIV: A Training Manual’ has been designed to guide trainers in conducting workshops for religious leaders and women leaders of faith on GBV and HIV. Produced by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the manual created specifically for heads of religious organisations, such as inter-religious councils and women’s religious organisations.
‘Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Operations’ is primarily aimed at managers and staff of humanitarian agencies, both at headquarters and in the field. The handbook speaks directly to those on front line of aid delivery as well as to senior managers who determine organisational culture and values.  
‘Community Peace Recovery and Reconciliation Handbook: A Handbook for Generating Leadership for Sustainable Peace and Recovery Among Divided Communities’ has been developed from the wealth of experiences gathered by the Agency of Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) since 2001 during the community social peace programmes undertaken in Burundi and Kenya.
Ungana-Afrika currently runs a project titled ‘Participatory Entrepreneurship Development’ (PED). This project assists entrepreneurial-minded people who live in disadvantaged communities to perform local participatory ICT (Information and Communication Technology) needs assessment and to develop business ideas based on identified community needs. Ungana-Afrika then provides business support to help transform those ideas into viable social enterprises that deliver ICT products and services that benefit the poor.  
‘Men Who Have Sex with Men: An Introductory Guide for Health Workers in Africa’  highlights issues that are specific to men who have sex with men (MSM) and provides additional training relevant for addressing this population group. Produced by the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, the manual is designed for HIV counsellors and other health workers who work in Africa and have varying degrees of expertise in addressing issues related to MSM.
The first two chapters of our "Kids in the City" series, look at South Africa's rape crisis - where as many as 40 percent of rape victims are under the age of 18 - and the hundreds of Sierra Leonean children who work breaking rocks for construction in order to pay for their school fees. Like the 55 other humanitarian films we have produced, these film can be streamed or downloaded in high resolution from the IRIN website and are free to use for broadcast, conferences and workshops.
Radio listeners and television viewers in South Africa are being offered a variety of services by public, commercial and community broadcasters. This three-tier system is based on section 192 of the Constitution of South Africa (Act No 108 of 1995), which establishes an independent authority to regulate the broadcasting sector as a whole in the public interest and to ensure fairness and diversity of views broadly representing South African society.
This training manual is a result of the Women's Media Watch Media monitoring and Media Literacy Project 'Under One Roof', which has been running for three years. It is a project which brings together media activists, media trainers and media producers and has been implemented by our Media Monitoring Group. South Africa is in a transitional phase from a repressive apartheid system to an egalitarian democratic one. Entrenched attitudes need to be challenged in order to uproot the old ways of thinking and doing, thereby paving the way for a non-discriminatory society.
The Child Rights Project, with the assistance of the Foundation for Human Rights, produced a comprehensive manual on upholding and promoting children’s rights. Produced by the Child Rights Project with the assistance of the Foundation for Human Rights, the manual is aimed at advice givers who work at a grass roots level and encountered challenges and difficulties that children face in accessing and ensuring their rights both as a means of protection and development.
'Fighting Poverty: Utilising Community Media In a Digital Age' focuses on democratic and sustainable development in relation to community media. This publication discusses participation as the main interest of those who support or are active in community radio. It contains articles, audio, and video documents by practitioners, decision makers, and scholars. In addition, it argues that current evidence and experience should prompt a major re-evaluation and increasing interest in community radio by development policymakers and specialists.

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