IRH partnered with seven organizations to examine the current extent of reproductive health (RH) supplies’ availability via e-commerce, and the likelihood for future expansion through a series of seven case studies and an overview report. Each case study focuses either on a specific country (India, Kenya, Mexico, and the United States) or one new and […]

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

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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

GREAT’s Approach to Improving Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reducing Gender-Based Violence

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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.

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Studies conducted by IRH in numerous countries, and corroborated by Demographic and Health Surveys and other studies, have shown that few women, men, and adolescents really understand their fertility and the way in which their bodies work.

focus area | FAM Project | AWARENESS Project | Technical Assistance

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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  Tékponon Jikuagou has developed and tested a scalable package of social network activities to engage men and women in discussion and reflection about unmet need for family planning. The package works with and through influential and connected network actors who may be more effective in diffusing new ideas and mobilizing public dialogue than formal leaders or health […]

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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

Religious leaders and faith based organizations (FBOs) have significant, sustained influence on the values and behaviors around healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies.

project | Family Planning