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 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

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

Participatory Community Games to Increase Fertility Awareness and Family Planning Use

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Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation

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Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health

project | Adolescents | Family Planning

This document, Resources for Measuring Social Norms: A Practical Guide for Program Implementers is part of the work of the Learning Collaborative’s Measurement Community of Practice, whose goal was to enhance the ability of practitioners to measure social norms. We did so via ongoing dialogue, and by compiling and sharing social norms measurement tools that […]

Report | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Adolescents

Advancing Research and Practice on Normative Change for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Well-being

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Early adolescence is a critical transition period in young people’s lives. Yet this age group is often overlooked by youth-serving programs.

focus area | FAM Project | GREAT Project | Technical Assistance

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