In Brief: Evidence on the Role of Social Accountability in Advancing Women's, Children's, and Adolescents' Health

This brief provides a succinct overview of what we know about the impact of social accountability initiatives and what works in social accountability, with examples of relevant evidence for each, particularly those from WCAH. It also provides a snapshot of key lessons learned that can be applied to social accountability initiatives and frameworks for WCAH.

This brief can aid governments, CSOs, and other partners in the design and implementation of effective social accountability initiatives to ensure quality, respectful services and improved health outcomes for women, children, and adolescents, while bolstering community empowerment, agency, and voice.