Guided and informed by the systems-oriented approach espoused in the ExpandNet scale-up framework, this compendium represents a distillation of knowledge and tools for scale-up monitoring, learning and evaluation (MLE) developed and used by IRH to provide stakeholders timely monitoring information to inform scale-up decisions, learn throughout the process, and  evaluate achievements. We have developed this […]


This month, IRH traveled to the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda. We shared a number of exciting presentations, panels and posters, highlighting our recent research, programs and lessons learned.

| Tékponon Jikuagou | FACT Project | Passages Project | Strengthening couple-centered family planning through faith-based organizations | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | REAL Fathers Initiative | Technical Assistance | GREAT Project

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

CycleTel™ was an SMS-based mobile health (mHealth) product, and the first family planning method available directly to a woman via SMS in India. CycleTel was developed to transform how family planning is accessed and used by women.    


What is Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)?


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 […]

Blog | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Gender Equality | Family Planning | Adolescents

Thank you for participating in the CycleBeads app study! We have finished data analysis, and we are happy to share the results with you.


IRH provides technical assistance both in-country and internationally in social science research and project monitoring, learning, and evaluation.


This working paper, developed by the Theory Group of the Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change (LC), proposes a tailored conceptual framework that articulates the relationship between social norms and adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes. The goal is to increase the clarity and rigor of design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs that address […]

Publication | Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change | Adolescents