This blog describes CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION's work in five Central American and Caribbean nations to train upwards of 500 people in interpersonal communication skills for those who go door-to-door to help people prevent Zika – and other illnesses carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.
Qualitative research is particularly valuable for understanding gender norms that affect adolescent girls, because it allows people’s own perspectives and voices to come through, and gives the researcher a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the complexities involved in studying gender norms.
Voices for Change, V4C (Nigeria, 2013-2017) was a program which worked to strengthen the enabling environment for gender equality in Nigeria. The program targeted young women and men aged 16–25 years old and oeprated in four states in Nigeria: Enugu, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos. For some activities it operated at the federal level.
The Training manual was created for the training the Community HIV Prevention Volunteers. It is for a 3-day workshop. The purpose of the training is to give the volunteers the latest information on HIV and to sensitize them to the audiences they will be working with.
The Participants Handbook was created for the participants of the Community HIV Prevention Volunteers Training. Instead of giving handouts throughout the training, this handbook acts as a one-stop resource for all topics covered in the workshop.
Kuwa Mjanja is a girl-powered call to action that seeks to reframe the narrative about girls, and contraception, in Tanzania.
The Bilharzia Communication Campaign ran in Uganda from 2017-2018. The purpose of the campaign was to raise awareness about Bilharzia, build a sense of vulnerability, and encourage practices to avoid infection.