Promoting positive social norms in support for zero tolerance for gender-based violence in rural Zambia. Poster

Document Type: Infographics and posters
Publication Date: 2016

The More Mobilising Access to Maternal Services in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) poster draws on the programme’s response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) which integrated focus on GBV into a broad-based demand-side maternal and newborn health interventions. The approach used:

  • Community discussion groups
  •  Focus on peer education
  •  Use of song
  • Training of health providers
  • Emphasis on community-wide responsibility for GBV

This e -poster was presented at the 2016 Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, the focus of the symposium was resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world. The symposium runs every two years and brings together researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, civil society and other stakeholders from relevant national and regional associations and professional networks

MORE MAMaZ was implemented by Transaid, HPI, Development Data and Disacare in partnership with the Ministry of Health and District Health Teams. Health Partners International was lead implementation partner for the programme.

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Tags: Zambia, Health systems research, Gender-based violence, GBV, violence against women, violence against women and girls, Community health systems, community action, community monitoring, positive social norms, GBV intervenetions, GBV mainstreaming, peer education,