Source: CORE Group. Social and Behavior Change for Family Planning: How to Develop Behavior Change Strategies for Integrating Family Planning into Maternal and Child Health Programs. June, 2012. Washington D.C: CORE Group.
This is a curriculum for a 2.5 day training course for program managers and government managers to learn about family planning knowledge, attitudes and practices, and then learn how to create strategies based on what is learned.
Source: Office of Population and Reproductive Health.(2018). Essential Considerations for Engaging Men and Boys for Improved Family Planning Outcomes. Washington, DC: USAID
This resource provides a rationale for why men and boys should be engaged in FP efforts in cooperative ways that improve FP/RH outcomes and facilitate women and girls’ agency. It provides a framework for implementation of male engagement in FP programming that focuses on transforming inequitable gender norms while engaging men as users, supportive partners and agents of change.
Source: Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3). (2015). Resource Mobilization Implementation Kit: A Primer for SBCC Organizations. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP).
This I-Kit was created to guide organizations that seek to broaden their funding base to include fees from clients as well as funding from donors, corporate sponsors, public sector subsidies, charitable contributions and other funding or investment mechanisms.
Source: This Family Planning Social Media Toolkit was adapted by JSI from The HIV Social Media Toolkit prepared by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), Capacity Building Activities, and John Snow, Inc.
This toolkit provides some basic information on how social media is being used, as well as the concepts that underlie social media, and the major types of tools that are used in online communication. In addition, it considers how to take a strategic approach to integrating social media into existing efforts to engage communities and policy makers in family planning issues.
Source: Breakthrough ACTION.(2019). Advancing Male Engagement in Family Planning and Reproductive Health: An Advocacy Tool. Washington, DC: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP).
This tool provides an advocacy implementation plan template that helps users identify priority FP/RH decision-makers, assess their current level of familiarity with or support for male engagement, and tailor a unique advocacy goal and approach based on that decision maker’s specific priorities and spheres of influence.
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