A 6-Week School Curriculum Improves Boys' Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Gender-Based Violence in Kenya.

@article{Keller2017A6S,
  title={A 6-Week School Curriculum Improves Boys' Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Gender-Based Violence in Kenya.},
  author={Jennifer N. Keller and Benjamin O Mboya and Jake Sinclair and Oscar W Githua and Munyae M Mulinge and Lou Bergholz and Lee Paiva and Neville H. Golden and Cynthia J. Kapphahn},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          535-557
        }
}
This study investigated the effects of a gender-based violence (GBV) educational curriculum on improving male attitudes toward women and increasing the likelihood of intervention if witnessing GBV, among adolescent boys in Nairobi, Kenya. In total, 1,543 adolescents participated in this comparison intervention study: 1,250 boys received six 2-hr sessions of the "Your Moment of Truth" (YMOT) intervention, and 293 boys comprised the standard of care (SOC) group. Data on attitudes toward women… CONTINUE READING