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From Model to Movement: Learning from DOT's Youth Leading Change Project
February 12, 2018

From Model to Movement: Learning from DOT's Youth Leading Change Project

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"The report shares DOT's key insights about youth development and entrepreneurship.... It captures DOT’s evolving strategy along a trajectory of 'model to movement,' where youth are supported to become ...social innovators who are creating ...

Shifting Nutrition and Hygiene Behaviors in Sierra Leone Utilizing Trials of Improved Practices
February 2, 2018

Shifting Nutrition and Hygiene Behaviors in Sierra Leone Utilizing Trials of ...

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"The SPRING project, together with Helen Keller International (HKI), recently used Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs), a qualitative research methodology, to design social and behavior change communication (SBCC) efforts to improve the ...

Diva Centres and Divine Divas
February 1, 2018

Diva Centres and Divine Divas

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In Zambia, IDEO.org partnered with Marie Stopes International and the Hewlett Foundation to design the Diva Centres - a multi-touchpoint service that helps adolescent girls in urban Lusaka access the contraception they need to take control of ...

Increasing Male Engagement in the HIV Response - Promising Practices in Eastern and Southern Africa
January 30, 2018

Increasing Male Engagement in the HIV Response - Promising Practices in ...

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"As Eastern and Southern African countries heed the call to implement programmes aimed at engaging men and adolescent boys in the HIV response, it is invaluable to be able to refer to strategies and programmes already being implemented within the ...

Académie de l’Artisanat -  Helping Girls in Benin Take Control of their Reproductive Future and Their Financial Life
January 26, 2018

Académie de l’Artisanat - Helping Girls in Benin Take Control of their ...

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“As designers, we do research to get inspired. When we begin a project, we immerse ourselves in the lives of the people we’re designing for.”

Social Change in Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso - A Hit? A Miss? Or a Work in Progress?
January 25, 2018

Social Change in Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso - A Hit? A Miss? Or a Work ...

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"How does change happen? What are the triggers? Can we identify the tipping point? Is there a formula that is replicable? These are questions that all human rights advocates and development actors ask. Civil Society and governments in West Africa ...

Couples as Champions for Gender Equality
January 24, 2018

Couples as Champions for Gender Equality

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“Our Gender Champion Approach was greatly appreciated by communities in Senegal, and showed how small actions by one individual can influence the actions of others within a group, holding the potential to influence further individuals, and ...

Dapivirine Ring Design Guide - Human-Centered Design Research to Increase Uptake and Use
January 23, 2018

Dapivirine Ring Design Guide - Human-Centered Design Research to Increase ...

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“No one product alone will end the epidemic. To end AIDS, women will need a range of options that meet their needs and fit within the context of their lives.”

Cameroon Peace Promotion Project (CP3)
January 17, 2018

Cameroon Peace Promotion Project (CP3)

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The Cameroon Peace Promotion Project (CP3) was an initiative designed to improve community resistance to violent extremist influence in the northern regions of Cameroon. Implemented between December 2015 and December 2017 by Equal Access, the ...

The Impact of Radio on Nutrition-Related Knowledge Behaviors in Senegal
January 17, 2018

The Impact of Radio on Nutrition-Related Knowledge Behaviors in Senegal

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“By working with radio stations, we could increase our audience at a low cost  and assist local radio stations to develop  new skills in communication and monitoring and evaluation.”

Children and Youth Advocacy in Africa: Context, Approaches and Lessons
January 16, 2018

Children and Youth Advocacy in Africa: Context, Approaches and Lessons

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"In many African countries, children and young people [(CYP)] have become critical stakeholders and advocates in achieving the 'child rights agenda'. In addition, the pervasiveness of social media and information technologies has expanded ...

Soul Buddyz Club Impact Evaluation
January 16, 2018

Soul Buddyz Club Impact Evaluation

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Context and Background:

Humanitarian Radio Module
January 15, 2018

Humanitarian Radio Module

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“Alongside humanitarian services such as the provision of food, shelter, water, protection and healthcare, the provision of information to those in need must be considered a basic component of the humanitarian response.”

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies
January 12, 2018

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies

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Created by the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Infectious Hazard Management in collaboration with the WHO Department of Communications, the recommendations in this resource provide overarching, evidence-based guidance on how risk ...

Increasing Access to Contraceptive Information and Services for First-Time Mothers in Shinyanga District, Tanzania
January 11, 2018

Increasing Access to Contraceptive Information and Services for First-Time ...

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"This technical brief describes the E2A Project [Evidence to Action for Strengthened Family Planning (FP) and Reproductive Health Services for Women and Girls Project]’s interventions for first-time mothers in Shinyanga District (of Shinyanga ...

A Video Storytelling Method to Enhance Agricultural Extension - Workshop Handbook
January 11, 2018

A Video Storytelling Method to Enhance Agricultural Extension - Workshop ...

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This handbook is designed to provide tools for civil society institutions interested in developing and utilising participatory videos to communicate knowledge about new agricultural technologies and practices to rural communities in developing ...

Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN): Technical Briefs
January 10, 2018

Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN): Technical Briefs

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"This technical brief presents key learnings, best practices and experiences from implementing the Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN) between April 2011 to August 2016." ESMPIN, implemented by Society for Family Health (SFH) ...

Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse Webinar Series
January 10, 2018

Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse Webinar Series

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This series of webinars is being hosted by the LINEA (Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse) Network, a project of the Gender Violence and Health Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which works to prevent ...

Increasing Support for Reproductive Health Activities Among Religious Leaders in Niger (Accroître le Soutien aux Activités de Santé Reproductive parmi les Leaders Religieux au Niger) - Volumes 1, 2 and 3
January 10, 2018

Increasing Support for Reproductive Health Activities Among Religious ...

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These three dual language reports offer a summary of the human-centred design (HCD) process used by Population Services International (PSI) to engage religious leaders in reproductive health activities in the Zinder region of Niger. Each of the ...

The Father Factor: How Community Video Encourages Male Involvement for Better   Nutrition and Hygiene Behaviors in Niger
January 9, 2018

The Father Factor: How Community Video Encourages Male Involvement for ...

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"In Niger, where the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project has worked to improve nutrition since 2015, MIYCN [maternal, infant, and young child nutrition] behaviors are influenced by cultural ...

Driving Demand for Chlorhexidine: A Human-Centered Design Toolkit for the Development of Demand Generation Materials
January 9, 2018

Driving Demand for Chlorhexidine: A Human-Centered Design Toolkit for the ...

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“A defining characteristic of the human-centered design process is that it prioritizes talking to and collaborating with the people who are most likely affected by the development of a new intervention or program.”

Key Populations: Evidence in Action - Webinar Series
December 12, 2017

Key Populations: Evidence in Action - Webinar Series

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The Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) project is hosting monthly webinars in order to optimise service delivery for key populations - sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who ...

Peer Education Program to Reduce Tuberculosis and HIV Risks in Tanzania Prisons: Pocket Guide for Peer Educators
December 6, 2017

Peer Education Program to Reduce Tuberculosis and HIV Risks in Tanzania ...

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This guide is designed to support peer education programmes among inmates and prison staff in Tanzania. It seeks to encourage behaviour change to reduce the risk of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by educating inmates and prison staff about what leads ...

Facilitator's Guide for Father-to-Father Support Groups: Infant and Young Child Feeding and Gender in Ghana
December 6, 2017

Facilitator's Guide for Father-to-Father Support Groups: Infant and Young ...

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This facilitator's guide was developed by the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project in Ghana to support discussions among groups of fathers in order to improve men’s support to women in the ...

Gender Equality: Our Approach and Strategy - BBC Media Action
December 5, 2017

Gender Equality: Our Approach and Strategy - BBC Media Action

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"This paper outlines BBC Media Action’s approach to Gender Equality and our strategy for achieving impact in this area. This paper reviews and builds on learnings and evidence from initiatives that have sought to advance gender equality through ...

Right to Health
December 1, 2017

Right to Health

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Launched ahead of World AIDS Day 2017, this Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) report attributes recent rises in access to treatment in part to the courage and determination of people living with HIV demanding and claiming their ...

Evaluation of the Effects of the Smart Client Digital Health Tool
November 14, 2017

Evaluation of the Effects of the Smart Client Digital Health Tool

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"Many demand generation programs, programs that increase awareness of and demand for health products or services among an intended audience, address the information needs of clients prior to visiting a provider and encourage them to seek out FP ...

A Roadmap for Change: Impactful Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality Initiatives
November 13, 2017

A Roadmap for Change: Impactful Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality ...

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This compendium shares some of CARE International’s most impactful programmes and projects in the field of women’s empowerment and gender equality. Although not exhaustive, this compendium is designed to offer a good indication of what works best ...

Engaging Community Members to Adopt Effective WASH Practices for Nutrition
November 9, 2017

Engaging Community Members to Adopt Effective WASH Practices for Nutrition

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"The first 1,000 days, the period from pregnancy to two years of age, are critical for early childhood development. During this time, children are especially vulnerable to stunting, an irreversible condition that can result in lifelong cognitive ...

Gender, Power and Justice Primer
November 8, 2017

Gender, Power and Justice Primer

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The Gender, Power and Justice Primer is a curated gender resource highlighting key gender statistics, global commitments, evidence, and promising practices at the intersection of international development, emergencies, and gender justice. ...

Working with Young Key Populations in a Hostile Legal, Socio-cultural and Political Environment
November 7, 2017

Working with Young Key Populations in a Hostile Legal, Socio-cultural and ...

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This case study looks at the experience of Alliance Burundaise Contre le SIDA (ABS) implementing the Link Up project in Burundi. Link-Up was a five-country project (2013-2016) that was designed to improve the sexual and reproductive health and ...

When a King Has Good Counsellors, His Reign is Peaceful: Video and Facilitator's Guide
November 2, 2017

When a King Has Good Counsellors, His Reign is Peaceful: Video and ...

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To draw leaders’ attention to the problem of stunting and their role in improving young children’s nutrition outcomes, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project in Ghana produced a 24-minute ...

Assessing How Agricultural Technologies Can Change Gender Dynamics and Food Security - A Three-Part Toolkit
October 31, 2017

Assessing How Agricultural Technologies Can Change Gender Dynamics and Food ...

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The INGENAES toolkit, developed by Cultural Practice, LLC, introduces a methodology that is designed to aid practitioners and researchers in assessing whether agricultural technologies they are planning to introduce or promote are ...

Practical Guide to Foster Community Acceptance of Girls Associated with Armed Groups in DR Congo
October 27, 2017

Practical Guide to Foster Community Acceptance of Girls Associated with ...

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“The road to reintegration is long and difficult, it starts when the girl leaves the armed group but only ends when she has found a place in her family and community again and is fully accepted by them.“ This Practical Guide has been developed to ...

Equipping Adolescent Girls with Health, Life Skills and Financial Literacy Through Safe Spaces - Learning Brief
October 27, 2017

Equipping Adolescent Girls with Health, Life Skills and Financial Literacy ...

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“A safe space is a place where anyone can relax and be able to fully express themselves, without feeling uncomfortable, unwelcome, or unsafe on account of gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural background, religious affiliation, ...

Evaluation of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Program
October 25, 2017

Evaluation of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Program

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“Gaps remain in understanding whether family planning (FP) programs can change urban women's FP behaviors. Even less is known about what works among poor urban women.” This article, published online in the Studies in Family Planning journal, ...

HC3 in Action: Engaging Men and Adolescent Boys
October 24, 2017

HC3 in Action: Engaging Men and Adolescent Boys

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"Strategic health communication can help create an enabling environment for men to access the care and services they need as well as support their partners' and families' access to and uptake of services." This brief includes examples, promising ...

Disability and HIV
October 23, 2017

Disability and HIV

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"Persistent discrimination against and exclusion of people with disabilities, in particular women and girls with disabilities, increases their vulnerability, including their risk of HIV infection." This report from the Joint United Nations ...

HC3 in Action: Enhancing Family Planning Service Delivery through SBC
October 20, 2017

HC3 in Action: Enhancing Family Planning Service Delivery through SBC

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"When family planning SBC and service delivery partners align, programs are more effective and lead to better population and reproductive health outcomes." In 34 countries around the world and at the global level, the Health Communication ...

Advocacy for Better Health: A Workshop Curriculum on Community Mobilization and Advocacy Action Planning - Facilitator's Guide
October 19, 2017

Advocacy for Better Health: A Workshop Curriculum on Community Mobilization ...

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This workshop curriculum is designed to assist community groups to advocate for better health and social services in their community by helping them identify health-related problems to address, and empowering them to create their own advocacy ...

Tuungane Project
October 15, 2017

Tuungane Project

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Launched in 2011, the Tuungane project in Tanzania uses the Population, Health and Environment (PHE) approach, which integrates family planning (FP) and reproductive health with conservation programming - with the ultimate goal of ensuring that ...

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Tools of the Trade
October 12, 2017

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Tools of the Trade

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According to PATH, local health advocates play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of policy change to improve health in their countries. Having the potential for a deep understanding of the issues and strong, established ...

Approaches of the Leo Toto and APHIAplus Nuru Ya Bonde Programs in Kenya - Case Study on Improving HIV Testing and Services for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV (OVC)
October 12, 2017

Approaches of the Leo Toto and APHIAplus Nuru Ya Bonde Programs in Kenya - ...

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“In spite of the dramatic success of HIV treatment programs around the world, children remain under-tested, and are thus denied access to lifesaving treatment.”

HC3 in Action: Strengthening the SBCC System
October 11, 2017

HC3 in Action: Strengthening the SBCC System

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This technical brief from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) describes the components of an effective social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) system and then provides spotlights on HC3's work in five countries to ...

Final Project Report: Her Farm Radio in Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda
October 11, 2017

Final Project Report: Her Farm Radio in Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda

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“Women carry out a substantial and growing part of the work on family farms and represent 43 per cent of the global agricultural workforce....For women to have more meaningful contributions to farm management and decision-making, they must have ...

Applying User-Centered Design to Data Use Challenges: What We Learned
October 11, 2017

Applying User-Centered Design to Data Use Challenges: What We Learned

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"Using a design framework enabled us to engage stakeholders in creative facilitation approaches centered on understanding data users and their needs, empathizing with the challenges they face, and brainstorming and designing tangible solutions."

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on Protecting Children from Violence and Harmful Practices
October 10, 2017

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on ...

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This book explores approaches to preventing all forms of violence against children from the perspectives of Islam and Christianity. These faiths place great value on children and the importance of raising them in a safe, protective, and morally ...

Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Young Married Women and First-time Parents Toolkit
October 10, 2017

Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Young Married Women and ...

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This Toolkit brings together a collection of tools that are meant to support programme designers, implementers, donors, and policy makers to advance the sexual and reproductive health needs of young married women and first-time parents. It seeks ...

Interactive Radio Program Report: An Integrated Approach to Addressing the Issue of Youth Depression in Malawi and Tanzania
October 10, 2017

Interactive Radio Program Report: An Integrated Approach to Addressing the ...

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“In many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), mental health issues are poorly understood. They are often attributed to laziness, and in severe cases spiritual possession or bewitchment. There are very few services available to help people ...

Stepping Stones with Children
October 6, 2017

Stepping Stones with Children

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The Stepping Stones with Children training package equips organisations and individuals with materials with which they can engage children affected by HIV and their caregivers, using participatory exercises to convey information, explore norms, ...

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