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| Passages Project | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Gender Equality | Family Planning

Addressing gender is implicit in our work. We view gender equity —the differences in access and opportunities between women, men, boys, and girls—as a cross cutting issue that must be embedded throughout the design and evaluation of all of reproductive health programs.

focus area | Passages Project | REAL Fathers Initiative | GREAT Project | Tékponon Jikuagou | Technical Assistance

The Global Early Adolescent Study (GEAS) assesses the formation of gender norms and their relation to health and behavioral outcomes during adolescence. In Kinshasa, the study also evaluates the impact of Growing Up GREAT! (GUG!), a multi-level intervention that works with young adolescents, their families and other community stakeholders to shift norms about society and […]

Report | Passages Project | Adolescents

Growing Up GREAT! aims to foster gender awareness and equity among very young adolescents (VYAs), their parents, teachers/providers and the larger community to support young girls and boys better transition from early adolescence and puberty to later more gender-equitable sexual relationships and use of contraception.  In urban Kinshasa, GUG! reaches in-school and out of school(OOS) […]

Publication | Passages Project | GREAT Project | Gender Equality | Adolescents

The Girls’ Holistic Development program is a community-based intervention that has been implemented by The Grandmother Project | Change through Culture in the Vélingara department of Senegal since 2006. It aims “to strengthen community capacity to promote the health and well-being of girls” (Musoko et al. 2012) by strengthening positive cultural roles and traditions that collectively are supportive […]

Publication | Passages Project | Adolescents | Gender Equality | Family Planning

Between May and September 2017, Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) conducted a midline, ethnographic assessment of the Masculinité, Famille, et Foi (MFF) intervention being implemented in eight congregations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). MFF is seeking to reduce gender-based and intimate partner violence (GBV/IPV) and improve modern family planning (FP) use by working through faith […]

Report | Passages Project | Gender Equality | Family Planning

Over the past several years, an exciting body of knowledge has emerged that focuses on understanding the role social norms play as both barriers and facilitators to social behavior change (SBC) as part of international development programming; yet much of the published evidence base for social norms interventions has been within the health sector. IRH’s […]

Report | Passages Project

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

This month, IRH traveled to the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda. We shared a number of exciting presentations, panels and posters, highlighting our recent research, programs and lessons learned.

| Tékponon Jikuagou | FACT Project | Passages Project | Strengthening couple-centered family planning through faith-based organizations | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | REAL Fathers Initiative | Technical Assistance | GREAT Project

This one page fact sheet provides the basic information on the Social Norms Exploration Tool (SNET). SNET, one pager, factsheet

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Passages Project