Social and Behavior Change: A critical part of effective family planning programs

This new High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs) document provides a general overview of high impact practices pertaining to social and behavior change (SBC), including guiding principles for designing and implementing effective SBC programs. In this collection of HIPs, the term social and behavior change (SBC) refers to activities or interventions that seek to understand and facilitate change in behaviors and the social norms and environmental determinants that drive them.

The overview includes tips for SBC implementation and tools and resources to consider when designing family planning program activities.