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Record Number of SBCC Summit Abstracts Submitted

Record Number of SBCC Summit Abstracts Submitted

More than 2,100 abstracts/proposals from 109 countries were submitted for consideration for the 2020 International SBCC Summit to be held March 30 to April 3 in Marrakech, Morocco.

Three girls in Oyingbo, Lagos, Nigeria. © 2015 NYPhotonDesign, Courtesy of Photoshare

Using Data to Drive Child Marriage Policy

CCP works on the Demographic and Health Surveys to help stakeholders and decision-makers use data to make choices that help improve and protect the lives of women and girls in places like Ghana, India, Nigeria and Pakistan.

A Database Dedicated to What Works in SBCC

A Database Dedicated to What Works in SBCC

CCP is leading an effort to create a user-friendly, searchable database of research into effective SBCC interventions that can be used by anyone working in the field to help them choose the best one for their needs.

Dinar Pandan Sari, from CCP's team in Indonesia, talks about the new program, 1001 Ways to Talk to Your Teen.

1001 Ways to Talk to Your Teen

CCP has developed a new tool for parents of Indonesian teens designed to help them navigate uncomfortable conversations with their children about sexual and reproductive health.

Sanogo Fanhatama, right, shares what it is like to live with HIV in Cote d'Ivoire. He was diagnosed in 2013.

Study: Fear Keeps Men from HIV Testing

The primary barrier to getting men in Cote d’Ivoire tested for HIV is fear – fear not of the disease itself, but of the social and economic consequences that a positive diagnosis could bring, new CCP research suggests.

What’s on the Menu? Less Meat

What’s on the Menu? Less Meat

CCP has helped plant the seeds of an online meat-reduction community, creating a web platform designed to bring together like-minded organizations around the globe to discuss challenges and opportunities.

A group of SBCC practitioners graduates from a leadership in strategic communication workshop led by CCP in Dosso, Niger, in June.

CCP Boosts SBCC Skills Across French-Speaking Africa

Since May, CCP has conducted four two-week leadership workshops in French-speaking countries (Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar and Niger), training 155 participants thus far. Another session is scheduled for Cameroon in December.

Antonio Isa Conde, Minister of Energy and Mines in the Dominican Republic, shows onlookers how to protect themselves from the Zika virus. Photo: The Government of the Dominican Republic.

Prioritizing Behavioral Messages During the Zika Crisis

“With so many behaviors being recommended, and potentially contradictory messages being promoted, there was a fear of confusion in the general public,” CCP's Alice Payne Merritt recalls from the early days of Zika.

CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn, right, asks a question of Tlaleng Mofokeng, a South African activist known as Dr. T. Photo: Sloane Prince

‘Everyone Has the Power of Our Own Voice’

For World Contraception Day, Tlaleng Mofokeng, a doctor and activist in South Africa, and CCP's Susan Krenn had a lively discussion of sexual and reproductive health, taboos and leadership.

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