May 22, 2018 | 6:47 pm | Sammie Hill, Communications Officer
On a sunny afternoon in the Siraha District of Nepal, a group of young men gathered on the edge of their community to play a card game as they kept an eye on their children playing nearby. The scene was nothing unusual until the group’s leader started to lead the men in a discussion about menstruation, ovulation, and cervical secretions. They were playing the Menstrual Cycle Game. Though the game was new to them, it has been played countless times in countries around the world.
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Posted In: Focus Areas, Projects, FACT Project, A3 Project, Fertility Awareness
April 30, 2018 | 12:49 pm | Brianán Kiernan, Program Officer
Directly involving youth in program evaluation has become increasingly popular in international development programs that focus on youth, especially those that use a Positive Youth Development framework. Engaging youth in all aspects of program evaluation not only builds their skills and assets youth but also creates an opportunity for youth to give input and take ownership of the program.
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Posted In: Uncategorized, Passages Project, Adolescents, Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation
WASHINGTON (April 23, 2018) — Researchers from Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) published a new paper detailing the process of recruiting participants for year-long prospective study to measure the efficacy of an app for avoiding unintended pregnancy.
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Posted In: News, Projects, FACT Project, Family Planning, Fertility Awareness, Mobilizing technology for reproductive health