RESULTS UK is a grassroots advocacy organisation with a long history of volunteer-based and volunteer-led advocacy and campaigning. We are committed to supporting all our volunteer grassroots Group Leaders to feel confident in running their local grassroots groups safely. We want all our volunteer advocates across the country to feel safe and secure when campaigning with RESULTS. These guidelines aim to help grassroots volunteers comply with RESULTS’ Safeguarding Policy.
Social media has wide and global reach, making it a great way to amplify your message both to new audiences and to your personal networks. This basic guide to using social media for your campaigning contains some top tips on what and how to share about the issues that RESULTS works on. It focuses on Twitter and Facebook, but includes advice on crafting effective posts for whatever social media platform you use.
Generating publicity for your local RESULTS group is a great way to raise awareness of your group’s activities and to recruit new members. Sending out a press release is one the best way to inform the media about what you are up to. Read on for an easy guide you can follow to craft the perfect press release.
MPs need to hear from their constituents. They depend on their constituents to educate them about what issues are most important to them. Writing a letter only takes a short amount of your time but it ensures that the people who make decisions on your behalf, every day, know how you want to be represented. Read on for an easy guide you can follow to write a great letter to your MP.
Education is a right, not a privilege, and is central to ending poverty. A good education empowers individuals, contributes to greater economic growth, produces healthier populations, and builds more stable, equitable societies. Read on to find out more about education in developing countries and the barriers we face to get more children in school.
Tuberculosis is a contagious airborne disease which commonly attacks the lungs but can affect any part of the body, from the bloodstream to the brain. Despite being preventable, detectable and curable, nearly 9.6 million people are infected with the disease each year and 1.5 million people die from it. Read on to find out more about TB and the interventions that exist to diagnose and treat it.
The most difficult part of setting up a new RESULTS group can be finding other like-minded people to join your group. Read on for some top tips for recruiting members for your group and how to hold a successful first meeting.
During the first five years of life, children are vulnerable to many deadly diseases, including pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria. In the poorest countries, these conditions are worsened by chronic under-nutrition, poor access to treatment and preventative care, and lack of access to clean water and basic hygiene and sanitation. Read on to find out more childhood diseases and how vaccines are helping to save millions of lives.
Undernutrition is a term which describes the various health conditions caused by the body not receiving enough energy (food) or nutrients. Undernutrition can affect people in a variety of ways; they can become too short for their age (stunted); dangerously thin (wasted); and deficient in vitamins and minerals (micronutrient deficient). Read on to find out more about undernutrition and the interventions that exist to address it.
Most newspapers and magazines have a ‘letters page’ that gives readers the opportunity to express their views and opinions. The letters page is often the most frequently read page of a publication and provides you with a good opportunity to promote your cause to a wide audience. Read on for an easy guide on how to craft and pitch a letter to the editor for your local paper.