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

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

Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation

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Participatory Community Games to Increase Fertility Awareness and Family Planning Use

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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

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 […]

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Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health

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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 clarify […]

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

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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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