Researchers from the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University Medical Center studied women’s use of the Dot app for pregnancy prevention over 13 menstrual cycles, or about one year. The study, published in the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare, is the first to test a fertility app using best-practice guidelines for assessing effectiveness of family planning methods. The researchers found that the app had a typical-use failure rate of 5...
WASHINGTON (March 18, 2019) – Results of a first-of-its-kind prospective study with a family planning app find it to be as effective as other modern methods for avoiding an unplanned pregnancy.
Georgetown Researchers Launch “Nari Paila,” Mobile Games to Share Information on Fertility Awareness, Family Planning in Nepal
WASHINGTON (March 24, 2019) – This month, Georgetown researchers launched a series of mobile games in Nepal to reach young people with information about fertility awareness and family planning.
Integrating information about fertility, menstruation, and our bodies into social and behavior change programs
Tékponon Jikuagou means “doing everything possible to prevent infant mortality” in the local language of Adja in Benin.
The Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change is a network of experts committed to facilitating collaboration between organizations and individuals working on adolescent and youth norms-shifting interventions. Members are working collectively to build knowledge and tools to promote and guide effective social norm theory, measurement, and practice. To this end, we have developed a series of blogs to clarify some of the key concepts in social norms work.
Social Network Analysis can be represented through social network maps like those below. In these maps, each node represents a single person while links between them show relationships between individuals. Social network maps provide both a visual and a quantitative snapshot of human relationships, as they illustrate how people are connected and share information with each other. See if you can answer the questions below about what these social network maps can tell us about the communities...
A guide for group learning and counseling on fertility awareness and family planning
Advancing Social Norms Practice for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health: The Why and the How
This special supplement on social norms and adolescent SRH behavior is expected in the Journal of Adolescent Health in April 2019! Sign up to be the first to receive a digital copy.
EDEAN’s Approach to Increasing Fertility Awareness and Demand for Family Planning in Karamoja, Uganda