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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 […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation | Gender Equality | Family Planning | Adolescents

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that, to achieve sustained and meaningful improvements in adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH), programs must invest in addressing the expectations and unwritten rules surrounding acceptable behavior for youth and adolescents as they transition from childhood, through puberty and adolescence, into adulthood. In other words, programmers must […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Adolescents

The Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change envisions a world where the powerful influence of social norms in shaping adolescents’ lives is widely understood, and where projects and programs improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health by applying normative science at scale. This overview brief outlines the mission, structure, and activities of the Learning Collaborative.

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Adolescents

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 […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Passages Project | Strategic Scale-up | Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation

Social norms are the often unspoken “rules” that govern behaviors and practices within societies. Similarly, gender norms are informal rules that govern behaviors and practices based on gender identities. Social norms matter because they influence people’s behavior, can perpetuate harmful health practices and reinforce gender and other inequities. The Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change

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 […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change

Members of the Learning Collaborative share the resources they have identified as most useful to addressing social norms to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health. These include reports, manuals, peer review publications and books on social norms theory, measurement and practice. These Top 20 Resources on Social Norms were selected because they were judged to […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change

The Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change is a network of experts committed to facilitating collaboration between organizations and individuals working on adolescent sexual and reproductive health norms-shifting initiatives. Members are working collectively to build knowledge and tools to promote and guide effective social norm theory, measurement, and practice. In our previous blogs, we tackled […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation

This document provides an overview of practical experiences of identifying and diagnosing social norms to inform program design and measurement. The purpose of this overview is to document, categorize, and differentiate approaches applied to date to inform a learning agenda to advance work related to the practical diagnosis of social norms. Please note that this […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change

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 reproductive health (AYRH) norms-shifting interventions. Members are working collectively to build knowledge and tools to promote and guide effective social norm theory, measurement, and practice.

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Strategic Scale-up | Adolescents