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The potential of a community-led approach to change harmful gender norms in low- and middle-income countries

Author: Beniamino Cislaghi
Published by: ALIGN
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Much action to challenge discriminatory gender norms takes place at community level. Drawing on his experience of working with Tostan in West Africa and literature on social norm change and community-led development,  Dr Ben Cislaghi discusses some of the challenges and opportunities that community-level action to change gender norms presents. He highlights issues related to power relations, competing agendas and the importance of working with men and boys.