This is an article accompanied by an infographic for understanding and influencing the range of factors that can influence behaviors and practices. The infographic is based on learning from practical social norm influencing workshops with young people designing campaigns to end sexist violence in LAC, and from an Oxfam discussion paper. Here the authors apply the diagram to a practical example of handwashing.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Wadata means “prosperity” in Hausa, and represents the vision of collaborating with individuals, households, communities and government as co-creators to generate growth.
MULTI-SBC provides easy access to relevant tools for integrating social and behavior change (SBC) with existing family planning programs and with fields related to family planning. MULTI-SBC is the starting point for family planning practitioners looking to integrate their programs with new sectors or sectors that they may not be familiar with.
This document outlines essential elements that WASH practitioners should take into account at all points in the programme cycle in order to enhance a gender-responsive approach to their work.
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The Clean Cooking Alliance (Alliance), government agency SREDA, Social Marketing Company and Purplewood implemented a campaign, between 2016 to 2019, for promoting clean cooking products in Bangladesh.
Since 2015, Liberia has been rebuilding the country’s health system, which was devastated by a civil war that ended in 2003 and again by the Ebola epidemic that ended in 2015. But improvements in the remote clinics are a ways off.