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May 19, 2016

Media, Discussion, and Attitudes in Fragile Contexts

"...we are not yet in a position to claim that media can affect attitudes towards violence at scale. We are, however, in a position to highlight the importance of discussion as a predictor of...

May 16, 2016

C'est La Vie Television Programme

C'est La Vie is a 50-episode telenovela that uses entertainment education to promote awareness and dialogue around issues such as maternal and child health, family planning, gender-based violence,...

May 11, 2016

Kuwa Mfano wa Kuigwa: A Gender-Transformative Campaign to Reduce Social Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence

"Exposure to campaign messages led to more men believing that forced sex is violence and that a man is never justified in beating his wife. The campaign also increased men’s willingness to help a...

May 11, 2016

CoupleConnect: A Gender-Transformative Approach to HIV Prevention for Tanzanian Couples

"Couple connectedness is defined as the quality of the emotional bond between partners that is both mutual and sustained over time. For couple connectedness to exist, it must be experienced by both...

May 11, 2016

SBCC Summit 2016 CommTalk: C'est La Vie!

“We should compete in the professional world and sell our content because we should be proud of them.” This CommTalk took place at the First International SBCC (Social and Behaviour Change...

May 10, 2016

SBCC Summit 2016 CommTalk: Free, On-Demand SBCC

“500 million dumb phones sounds like a smart place to start”. This CommTalk took place at the First International SBCC (Social and Behaviour Change Communication) Summit in February 2016 in Addis...

May 6, 2016

Galvanizing Commitment: Creating a Supportive Environment for Family Planning Programs

"Demonstrable commitment to family planning strengthens the enabling environment in which programs and policies are implemented...Advocacy plays a key role in moving toward establishing commitment as...

May 6, 2016

Community Health Workers: Bringing Family Planning Services to Where People Live and Work

"When appropriately designed and implemented, community health worker (CHW) programs can increase use of contraception, particularly where unmet need is high, access is low, and geographic or social...

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April 15, 2016

"A key feature of the My Rights, My Voice (MRMV) approach to youth engagement has been to develop safe spaces from which young people have been...

April 15, 2016

"Rigid, gender stereotypical and inequitable ideas about men and women still hold sway in Nigeria. However social expectation and realities may...

April 11, 2016
April 8, 2016

The NIGERIA MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT NETWORK provides the space for people involved or interested in...

April 8, 2016

This toolkit is designed for young people and members of youth organisations who are passionate about having honest and responsive governments,...

April 8, 2016

Local activists, leaders, and experts are best positioned to challenge the harmful social and gender norms within their communities that...

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