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20080630 Advocacy Training Guide


20080630 Advocacy Training Guide

The Training Guide was developed as a tool forMobilising Communities for Young People’s
Health and Rights: An Advocacy Toolkit for Programme Managers, which is designed to
assist programme planners and managers in designing, conducting, and evaluating advocacy
campaigns to advance the implementation of existing policies, with a specific focus
on young people’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and rights.
The Training Guide was developed with the view that community-based advocacy is a
crucial intervention, and that much more needs to be done to equip grassroots groups,
networks, and organisations with the information and advocacy skills to demand that
community needs and priorities be addressed.
The Training Guide is specifically designed for use with community-based organisations,
youth groups, and other grassroots partners that are interested in improving access to
SRH information and services for youth. The five-day training leads participants through
the essential steps in designing and planning an advocacy campaign. The Training Guide
includes a number tools specifically designed to help grassroots partners formulate
advocacy goals and objectives, and map out a comprehensive advocacy plan.