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The Potential of a Community-Led Approach to Change Harmful Gender Norms in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The Potential of a Community-Led Approach to Change Harmful Gender Norms in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Author: 
Beniamino Cislaghi
Publication Date
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Affiliation: 

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Much action to challenge discriminatory gender norms takes place at the community level. Drawing on his experience of working with the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Tostan in West Africa and literature on social norm change and community-led development, Dr. Ben Cislaghi discusses in this paper some of the challenges and opportunities that community-level action to change gender norms presents.

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Email from Ben Cislaghi to The Communication Initiative on March 8 2019. Image credit: © Tostan

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