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  • Blog
  • 28th Jan 2022

If you build it, will they come? Increasing handwashing in Bangladesh during a pandemic

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, over a quarter of people around the world didn’t have access to handwashing facilities at home. The Hygiene Behaviour Change Coalition (HBCC), set up by the UK government and Unilever, sought to change this. As part of the coalition, BIT supported BRAC to…

  • Blog
  • 25th Jan 2022

Can mass media reduce violent conflict?

Violent conflict is one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Armed violence causes physical devastation, suffering, displacement and death. It creates trauma now and for generations to come. So how can we reduce violent conflict or prevent it from happening in the first place?

  • Report
  • 24th Jan 2022

Mass media, behaviour change & peacebuilding

Up to 100,000 people are killed each year as a result of violent conflict. But this is only one part of the human cost. Impact on families and communities can be felt decades later. Millions of individual decisions underpin these tragic impacts: people decide either to stoke hatred or to…

  • Person

Tess Moseley-Roberts

Tess joined BIT as an Associate Advisor in the Home Affairs, Security and International Development team and has since worked across peacebuilding, anti-corruption and education in the international space and a number of UK criminal justice projects.  She joined BIT after working in the voluntary sector for a charity focussed…

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Michael Rosenbaum

Michael Rosenbaum is an Advisor with Behavioral Insights Team Americas, where he works applying behavioral insights to government service provision. Prior to joining BIT, Michael worked at Innovations for Poverty Action, where he supported the design, implementation, and analysis of rigorous research in the financial inclusion and survey methodology spaces.…

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Sarene Shaked

Sarene is an Associate Advisor at the Behavioral Insights Team Americas. Before joining BIT, she worked as a Research Associate for Innovations for Poverty Action Uganda, where she managed an RCT evaluating an entrepreneurial model of community health workers, looking particularly at its effect on infant mortality. Prior to moving…

  • Blog
  • 1st Dec 2021

Engaging men and boys as allies in preventing violence against women and girls

Men and boys are critical allies to creating a safer world for women and girls.

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 1st Dec 2021

Involucrando a hombres y niños como aliados en la prevención de la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas

Una de cada tres mujeres experimenta violencia física y/o sexual en algún momento de sus vidas, la mayoría a manos de una pareja íntima, tanto a nivel mundial como en América Latina. Los estudios demuestran que los hombres son los responsables de la inmensa mayoría de estos actos.

Also available in: English

  • Person

Mayra Alejandra Cabrera

Mayra Alejandra is an Advisor for the BIT Americas, focused on BIT’s Latin American portfolios. She has worked in the application of behavioral insights to generate and communicate effective, human-centered policies in a variety of issues, such as mobility and road safety, gender, and regulatory burden and capacity building for…

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Tim Ramsey

Tim is a Principal Advisor in the International Team, overseeing BIT's work in the Middle East and North Africa. He has 8 years experience of running complex projects in the UK and overseas, including in behavioural science and qualitative research. Before joining BIT, Tim was the Founder and Chief Executive…