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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The Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change is a network of experts committed to facilitating collaboration between organizations and individuals working on adolescent sexual and reproductive health norms-shifting initiatives. Members are working collectively to build knowledge and tools to promote and guide effective social norm theory, measurement, and practice. In our previous blogs, we tackled […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation

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

This document provides an overview of practical experiences of identifying and diagnosing social norms to inform program design and measurement. The purpose of this overview is to document, categorize, and differentiate approaches applied to date to inform a learning agenda to advance work related to the practical diagnosis of social norms. Please note that this […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change

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

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On a Wednesday afternoon in the Siraha district of Nepal, high school principal Shivanarayan Yadav gathers the 9th and 10th grade students in his class to play a game. The students listen intently as Yadav explains that they will be playing the Son/Daughter Game to learn about how a child’s sex is determined.

Blog | FACT Project | Fertility Awareness

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

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 reproductive health (AYRH) norms-shifting interventions. Members are working collectively to build knowledge and tools to promote and guide effective social norm theory, measurement, and practice.

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Strategic Scale-up | Adolescents

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

  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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