Implementing and scaling-up Stepping Stones in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Lessons from working in informal settlements

Milford, C., M. Mtshali, M. Beksinska, and J. Pulerwitz

Stepping Stones is a widely used life skills training intervention focused on curbing gender-based violence (GBV) and reducing HIV risk. But how easy is it to adapt the program to informal settlements—unplanned communities where thousands of people live yet are often underserved by municipal services, including health care? This brief summarizes the experiences, challenges, successes, and perceived effects of implementing—and scaling up—Stepping Stones in this setting.  

November 19, 2019
Year of publication
Resource types
Stepping Stones, prevention interventions

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