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Table 1 SSAGE curricula topics by participant group

From: Opportunities and challenges in preventing violence against adolescent girls through gender transformative, whole-family support programming in Northeast Nigeria

# Adolescent girls Adolescent boys Female caregivers Male caregivers
1 This is me! What does it mean to be a man? This is me! What does it mean to be a man?
2 What does it mean to be a girl? (Part 1)
 How we learn to be girls (and boys)
 Sex and gender
Gender socialization
 How do we learn to be boys and girls
What does it mean to be a woman? (Part 1)
 Gendered values
 Sex and gender
Gender socialization
 How we learn to be men and women
 Sex and gender
3 What does it mean to be a girl? (Part 2)
 Gendered values
 Work we do and the value it’s given
Gender roles
 Gendered values
 Work we do and the value it’s given
What does it mean to be a woman? (Part 2)
 How we learn to be women (and men)
 Work we do and the value it’s given
Gender roles
 Gendered values
 Work we do and the value it’s given
4 Power and empowerment
 Power balance
 Discrimination
Power and discrimination
 Power balance
 Discrimination
Power
 Power balance
 Exploring the meaning of power
 Who has power and how do they use it?
 Discrimination
Power and discrimination
 Power balance
 Discrimination
5 What is violence?
 Types of violence
 Consequences of GBV
 Perpetrators of GBV
Types of violence
 Boy’s games
 Violence in our lives
What is violence?
 Types of violence
 The cycle of domestic violence
 Consequences of violence
Types of violence
 Boy’s games
 Violence in our lives
6 Keeping safe from violence
 Identifying violence
 My safety network
Gender-based violence
 Who uses violence and why?
 Consequences of GBV
 Cycle of domestic violence
Keeping safe from violence
 Violence in daily life
 Keeping safe from violence
Gender-based violence
 Who uses violence and why?
 Consequences of GBV
 Cycle of domestic violence
7 My body, my rights
 Physical and emotional changes in boys and girls
 Our rights
 Reproductive myths
Preventing GBV
 Violence in daily life
 Taking a stand against violence
 Power and violence
Healthy couple relationships
 My relationships
 Healthy relationships
 Healthy and unhealthy partners
Preventing GBV
 Violence in daily life
 Taking a stand against violence
 Power and violence
8 Use and abuse of alcohol and other substances
 What do we know about drugs?
 Drugs in our lives and communities
Use and abuse of alcohol and other substances
 What do we know about drugs?
 Drugs in our lives and communities
Adolescence
 Physical and emotional changes in adolescence
 Reproductive myths
 Adolescent girls’ rights
Healthy couple relationships
 Healthy and unhealthy partner relationships
 Consent
9 Healthy relationships
 My relationships
 Healthy and unhealthy relationships
 Family relationships
Healthy relationships
 Love and romance
 Consent
 Healthy and unhealthy relationships
Adolescent girls and GBV
 Understanding violence against AGs
 Consequences of violence against AGs
 = Protecting AGs from violence
Adolescence
 Physical & emotional changes in boys & girls
 Father-son relationships
 Adolescent girls’ rights
10 Interpersonal communication
 Listening skills
 Being assertive
 Resolving disagreements
Interpersonal communication
 Listening skills
 Being assertive
 Resolving disagreements
Listening and communication
 Listening skills
 Mother and child communication
 Empathy between mothers and children
Protecting adolescent girls from GBV
 Understanding violence against AGs
 Consequences of violence against AGs
 Protecting AGs from violence
11 Decision making
 Personal decision-making
 Resisting influences/ following through
Decision making
 Personal decision-making
 Resisting influences/ following through
Healthy family environment
 Family rules and expectations
 Decisions in the home
 Resolving disagreements
Interpersonal communication
 Listening skills
 Empathy between fathers and children
 Resolving disagreements
12 Looking forward
 This is me (part 2)
Looking forward
 What does it really mean to be a man? (part 2)
Positive parenting
 My parents’ legacy
 Positive parenting techniques
Healthy family environment
 Family rules and expectations
 Decisions in the home
 Positive parenting techniques
13 Looking forward
 This is me (part 2)
Looking forward
 What does it really mean to be a man? (part 2)