Peer Education Peer education what? Training I young people, to comy ont Injomal can organized activities over a period y time for their peers. army? Aimed to develop knowledge, attitudes, & shills which would help them to be reponuble Jas KAS and protect their health Peer- A person who belongs to the sam Social group as another person on group. Soual group - May be haved on sen. age, occupation, religion. pluce g residence, caste, clan or other factors Education - Develop ment g a person's knowledge, learning procen attitudes, beliefs or behaviour as a result g the Pear leaders are:- Inclination denole time and energy to the programme Ability to accept other as they are Creativity Ability to creept Cooperate C other in the group Skill. etc headership qualities sely Congidence, good comm"
Benejits g being a peer Educator improved leadership skills improved knowledge & other stulls Improved relationships her lulely to get into risky behaviours Respected by people in the community/institut Example A peer education programme in India to Eones the aimed at Comprehension adolecent health promotion C Rashtnuja kishor Swasthya Karyakram) RKSK) , in India Under the programme; 4 pear educator (2 boys, 2 girls ) selected per milage / 1000 popu 17 ASHA habitation to reach out to adolascents . Saathiya Seln done by ASHA in particular village . Each Saathiya Joms grp g 15-20 boys 1 girls from then community, weekly one / true his participatory sesions using PE kitl IEC/BCC - Information, Education and communication initialine Used Jan generating awarnen. It is a process to develop communication Strategies inorder to promote positive behamours