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Utilizing a Three-Step Process to Remove Barriers to Youth Behavior Change

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Since January 2017, the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project has implemented the Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced-Family Planning (RISE-FP) intervention to strengthen institutions, increase sustainable wellbeing, and improve the health and nutrition of vulnerable Sahelian communities. 

In 80 rural villages, young people led behavior change activities using Pathfinder International’s Pathways to Change game to (1) promote healthy behaviors and gender equality; (2) identify and collect data on barriers and facilitators to change in gender dynamics, knowledge, and use of services for family planning and reproductive health; and (3) develop and implement community workplans to combat these barriers. Learn more about the Pathways to Change Cycle.

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