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Development of Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Strategy on Gender

The GAD program has expertise in development of Behavior Change Communication (BCC) strategy on Gender.

Objectives:

The objectives of this model are to:

  • Promote gender equality through changing people’s behaviors and attitudes.
  • Increase women empowerment by expanding knowledge about their rights and the opportunities to exercise their rights in community and workplace.

Methodology:

  • Overview of gender behaviors in target population i.e. identification of gaps
  • Gather data for the development of BCC and tailor   to the needs and interests of the target group.
  • Design a detail strategy based on the collected data.
  • Develop materials / activities for BCC
  • Implementation of BCC activities at community level for men and women.
  • Develop tools to monitor progress and evaluate the impact of BCC objectives.

Achievements:

The program team has designed, printed and disseminated 90169 units of BCC material including  posters, pamphlets, leaflets and banners.

  • The number of messages relayed through FM radio was 1185.
  • 15 Focus Group Discussions related to BCC were conducted.
  • 22310 awareness raising sessions were conducted with around 600,000  participants.
  • About 500 Interactive Theatres have so far been   conducted for BCC on social / gender issues.