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February 16, 2017

GREAT Project How-To Guide

The Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformations (GREAT) Project is an evidence-based international development intervention that succeeded in improving gender norms related to sexual and reproductive...

February 16, 2017

Now Girls Know Their Rights - Lessons From an Intervention on Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation in Mara Region, Tanzania

"Child marriage and FGM are deeply engrained traditions that are fuelled by a mix of social norms on sexuality, social pressure, and structural factors including poverty, lack of options and an...

February 14, 2017

The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Niger and Togo

“When we go to a prenatal or pediatric exam, they advise us about FP methods for spacing the births…at home, when we tell our husbands, they refuse under the pretext that these methods create...

February 13, 2017

The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa

Soul Beat Africa The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa February 14 2017

February 6, 2017

Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy – The Role of Culture and Community Support in Family Planning in Togo and Niger

“Having many children is a prevalent, if not expected, reproductive norm in Niger and Togo, but socio-cultural norms around large families vary slightly according to context. In urban Togo, for...

February 1, 2017

University Leadership for Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health Project

In Niger, rates of childbearing, child marriage, and adolescent pregnancy are some of the highest in the world. The University Leadership for Change (ULC) project engages students, the administration...

February 1, 2017

Media Toolkit: Helping Journalists Get The Story - And Get It Right

This interactive toolkit offers a detailed description of a journalism training project called Women’s Edition - a global journalism project and model designed to increase and strengthen reporting on...

January 31, 2017

The Girl Generation Campaign

Launched in 2014, The Girl Generation Campaign is a social change communication initiative that seeks to provide a global platform for galvanising, catalysing, and amplifying the Africa-led movement...

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December 13, 2016

Created by members of the Coalition for Adolescent Girls (CAG), this toolkit is meant to be a resource for practitioners, policy-makers, advocates...

November 30, 2016

The Pulse is a free, online course for organisations and individuals interested in using media to inspire people to lead healthier lives, and is...

November 10, 2016

In this literature review, “scale-up” refers to expanding or replicating interventions that have been piloted and evaluated with the aim of...

November 3, 2016

“Communication has been a consistent current running through many major health developments of recent years. And yet, despite the demonstrated...

November 1, 2016

"[R]ecent humanitarian action has highlighted the need to more rigorously include the perspectives and consider needs of adolescents in crisis...

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