Men

The primary objective of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative is to develop and test a set of interventions to reduce intimate partner violence and harsh punishment of children among young fathers (ages 16-25) in post-conflict northern Uganda.

During this time of social distancing and isolation, there is an increased risk of domestic violence. Women and children are most vulnerable. To change, men have to want to stop being hurtful towards others.

These four posters address pregnant women, nursing women, and couples with advice from the Ministry of Health about how to keep oneself safe from infection. Click on each poster to see it larger.

This mobile application is developed to support rural women and couples to better manage and track their health, mainly during pregnancy, through delivery and after birth. Designed for use on both smart and basic phones, the approach invokes a simple, easy to navigate format containing relevant, engaging, and educational content. Key features of the app include growth-monitoring tool, scheduling for ANC and immunization visit. It is available in three languages (Amharic, Afan Oromo and Tigrigna) and no internet connection required to transfer or use the application.

This poster is designed to encourage husbands of pregnant women to accompany their wives for ANC and test for HIV. The posters can be posted at health centers, health posts, market places, development stations and other places where men frequently go to. The poster is available in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna.

This is an informational card used to encourage men to accompany their wives during ANC visits, receive counseling on HIV testing, and better support their wives. Midwives give the referral cards to pregnant women who come alone to ANC visits, inviting their husbands to come with them on their next visit. The card is available in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna.

The C4H project worked with the Government of Ghana, the Ghana Health Service/Health Promotion Department (GHS/HPD) and local Ghanaian and international development partners to influence behavior change in family planning; nutrition; maternal, newborn and child health; malaria prevention and treatment; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); and H

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