Sticking With It: Engaging Men and Boys in Family Planning Across the Life Course - Webinar

Source
Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

The webinar used the Do’s and Don’ts for Engaging Men and Boys, a practical guide developed by the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Male Engagement Task Force, to showcase different strategies and approaches to meaningfully engage with men and boys in family planning at critical and sensitive points in the life course.

Brian Heilman, Senior Research Officer, Promundo-US, moderated the webinar, which featured the following presentations:

  • The Relationship Between Key Family Formation Events over the Life Course (Jeffrey Edmeades, Founder, Demografix, and Kerry MacQuarrie, Senior Manager, Analysis and Research, The DHS Program, Avenir Health)
  • Increasing Family Planning Uptake through Gender-Synchronized Approaches in Niger (Alice Molinier, Engagement Manager, Breakthrough ACTION, Camber Collective)
  • Promoting Male Engagement in Family Planning through Couple Communication in Togo (Bethany Arnold, Technical Advisor, Jhpiego)
  • Reducing Stigma and Increasing Access with Integrated Health Wellness Days for Adolescents and Men in Zambia (Ruchita Pillai, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, Breakthrough ACTION, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs)