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

Published: 2019
Author: Beniamino Cislaghi

Many of the programmes that achieve gender norms transformation in low- and middle-income countries are conducted at ‘community’ level. These programmes help people address existing relations of gender and power in their family and broader social networks. There are several programmatic strategies for community-level interventions that transform gender relations. This think piece looks at how community-led approaches can help transform harmful gender norms.