See the latest information and resources from Elrha in relation to coronavirus (Covid-19)

We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
We empower the humanitarian community. Find out how we can support you...

J-PAL share their lessons learnt in adapting the Unite for a Better Life (UBL) curriculum to help prevent intimate partner violence among Somali Refugees in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia. They outline the background to their HIF funded project and the adaptation process before identifying the following lessons in adaptation:

  1.  Evidence-based programming is the most effective way to achieve sustainable and meaningful change for communities. Formative research is therefore critical to understand the determinants of violence in a given setting and ensure the programme content is grounded in evidence.
  2. Programme content should be adapted for a particular context, taking into account literacy level, religion, culture, and language, while ensuring programme fidelity.
  3. While it is imperative that the UBL programme be delivered by trained facilitators from the community, some aspects of programme delivery may need to be adapted for the context. This potentially includes:
    • Timing, frequency and location of sessions
    • The community or cultural practice through which sessions are delivered
    • Risk mitigation and ethical considerations

Read the report to find out more.

View Publication

Subscribe to our newsletters....

Subscribe
 
Elrha © 2018 - 2020 Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110). WE’RE GROWING! Want to create positive change? Join us See our jobs
Elrha
Elrha Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The Elrha website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.