STRIVE Learning Lab 35. Structural interventions for young people: The example of Stepping Stones and Creating Futures

Abstract

Many young people live in urban informal settlements. These sites face huge health challenges, including HIV and violence, and so it is difficult to intervene there. A structural participatory approach, Stepping Stones and Creating Futures works with young people in such settlements in South Africa to transform gender norms and strengthen livelihoods in order to reduce violence and HIV risk.

This webinar provides:

  • an overview of the Stepping Stones and Creating Futures intervention
  • the outcomes of the pilot
  • the challenges of implementation in difficult circumstances

How can we strengthen the outcomes of such programmes in the future?

Citation

Gibbs, A. STRIVE Learning Lab 35. Structural interventions for young people: The example of Stepping Stones and Creating Futures. STRIVE, (2015) 17 pp. (Video: 47min, 47s)

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