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

The Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University, with support from the USAID-funded Passages project and members from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change, developed the Social Norms Exploration Tool (SNET), a rapid, participatory guide a set of tools that translate theory into practical guidance. This brief provides […]

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EDEAN’s Approach to Increasing Fertility Awareness and Demand for Family Planning in Karamoja, Uganda

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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.

Blog | FACT Project

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

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

Addressing deep-seated social, structural, and geographic barriers to enhance the reach of formal health services.

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IRH is committed to meeting the evolving family planning needs of women and couples throughout the lifecycle by ensuring they have access to a broad range of options within an informed choice context.

focus area | FAM Project | Tékponon Jikuagou | New & Underused Methods | Mobilizing FBOs | U.S. Projects | AWARENESS Project | Technical Assistance

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.

Blog | FACT Project | Fertility Awareness | Mobilizing technology for reproductive health