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Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformations (GREAT)

Funder

USAID

Project Outcomes

3.2k

Adolescents Received YFS

19k

Adolescents Participated in Supported Platforms

10%

More in Contraception Use

Overview
2010–2016

In post-conflict northern Uganda, Pathfinder joined the Institute of Reproductive Health at Georgetown University and Save the Children to develop and test a package of innovative activities to transform gender norms, reduce gender-based violence, and promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health among adolescents ages 10-19.

Project Activities


  • Created opportunities for young people to debate important topics—the ways girls and boys interact, how they share power, and how it affects their health
  • Met the needs of young people at their various life stages—from very young adolescents to married and parenting adolescents
  • Trained and mentored Uganda’s Village Health Teams to respond to adolescents’ urgent sexual and reproductive health needs
  • Supported community leaders and parents to take part in trainings to end harmful gender norms and become GREAT champions
  • Engaged young people using a community game, a serial radio drama, activities, and flipbooks, so they have fun while transforming their thinking
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