|Start||Culture and VAW–What is the connection?|
- Explore practical and positive ways to talk about tradition and culture in discussions of women’s rights and violence against women.
|Start||SASA! Awareness 2.1 – Understanding Power Imbalances|
- Stimulate participants’ focus on awareness.
- Introduce the concept of power in relation to raising awareness.
- Create an immediate experience of one group having power over another.
- Highlight similarities between this simulation exercise and life in our communities.
- Demonstrate how men’s power over women is the root cause of violence against women.
|Start||SASA! Awareness 2.2 – Why Power Imbalance Exists|
- Explore social expectations of girls and women, boys and men and how they contribute to an imbalance of power.
- Experience men’s power over women.
- Experience the consequences of community silence.
- (Optional) Explore the power dynamics in the community.
|Start||SASA! Awareness 2.3 – Connecting Power, Violence and HIV|
- Explore the power dynamic in intimate relationships.
- Guide participants in understanding how violence against women and HIV and AIDS are connected.
- Recognize how women’s lives are limited because of the threat of violence.
|Start||Boundaries around SASA! issues: Focusing Discussions|
- Understand what issues are and are not addressed in SASA!