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- 5th May 2022
Podcast: Online fraud, peacebuilding, road safety & synthetic data
The latest episode of our podcast Inside The Nudge Unit looks at recent work from the team in the areas of road safety, online fraud, conflict resolution and synthetic data.
- 29th Apr 2022
How can we encourage migrant domestic workers to seek help? Part 2
In Part 1 of this blog post series, we talked about the behavioural barriers that migrant domestic workers (MDWs) face when deciding whether and how to seek help, and the prototypes that we designed to address these barriers. If you had voted in the poll in our last blog post,…
- 24th Mar 2022
What works in disinformation wars?
As the war in Ukraine escalates, Russia is again using a capability it has been perfecting for many years: disinformation. The Russian government is taking full advantage of its state-owned media outlets to spread false information about what Russian officials refer to as a “special operation” in Ukraine. Amoung the…
- 11th Mar 2022
How can we encourage migrant domestic workers to seek help? We asked them!
Incidents of abuse and harassment at workplaces are difficult to catch even when they happen in public places such as an office. When one lives with their employer as Migrant Domestic Workers do in Singapore, the risk that abuse goes undetected is compounded. We partnered with two non-governmental organisations (NGOs),…
- 8th Mar 2022
Teléfono de ayuda contra la violencia de género
El trabajo del BIT contra la violencia de género comenzó en 2017. Hemos involucrado a hombres y niños en la prevención de la violencia, promovido comportamientos de búsqueda de ayuda entre sobrevivientes de violencia y más. Este blog describe nuestro reciente trabajo en ayudar a las mujeres a navegar y…
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- 8th Mar 2022
Gender based violence helplines
BIT’s work against gender-based violence began in 2017. We have engaged men and boys in preventing violence, promoted help-seeking behaviors among survivors of violence, and more. This blog outlines our recent work to help women navigate and access survivor services in Eastern Europe and Latin America.
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- 4th Mar 2022
Being behaviourally-savvy about crime
In the first post from this series we talked about the where and the when of crime, and we know that crime, particularly violence, is highly concentrated in where and when it happens. In this blog, we’ll pull apart crime a little to think about some of the factors that…
- 3rd Mar 2022
Changing teachers’ attitudes did not reduce school-based violence in Tanzania
Every day, students in many countries experience some form of physical discipline at school—like being slapped or hit with a stick—which is linked to lower academic achievement, higher dropout, and other lifelong issues. In 2017, BIT partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to design and test a new program. Our…
- 14th Feb 2022
Tinder Swindling: A darker side to Valentine’s Day
Many of us grew up with Hollywood-style dreams of how we might meet our partner - whether that be a chance encounter in a bar, on a long plane journey, or fighting over the last apple in the supermarket. In reality, however, more of us are turning to the internet…
- 11th Feb 2022
Changing how young people behave online
This week marked Safer Internet Day, a global initiative which aims to raise awareness about online safety issues. This is a story that we hear frequently in the media: that the internet, especially social media, is an unsafe space, filled with dangerous content and cyber bullying. In particular, with technology…