This strategy provides a framework for the application of evidence-based social and behavioral change approaches for HIV prevention at the community level by the sub-partners under this project.
The purpose of this document is to provide a project strategy, grounded in sound theory and formative research with target populations, to guide the design and implementation of effective SBCC interventions and use of innovative approaches in the prevention of new HIV infections in communities among priority populations groups. The formative research that informed the development of this strategy is based on existing reports and through primary data collection in 10 implementation districts of USAID Z-CHPP.
The objectives of the strategy include:
- Delayed Sexual Debut
- Increase in reporting of sexual and gender based violence