Funding for this research was provided by:
CARE international (RSB0121197)
Received: 17 May 2019
Accepted: 15 December 2019
First Online: 14 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This protocol is nested in an impact evaluation ‘Linking Village Saving and Loan associations with gender-transformative approaches for reproductive health: Evaluation of the ‘Mawe Tatu’ project in North and South Kivu, DRC’ and focused on men’s involvement in gender transformative strategies and the strategy’s subsequent impact on health.The main research proposal was approved in 2016 by the EKNZ Ethical committee (Ethik Kommission Nord-und Zentralschweiz N° EKNZ BASEC UBE 2016–01878) in Switzerland and by the Ethics Committee of the Catholic University of Bukavu in Democratic Republic of Congo (N° UCB/CIE/NC/019/2016).Informed verbal and written consent will be obtained from each individual prior to the beginning of data collection and all consent forms are translated into local languages. Confidentiality is guaranteed and data are saved anonymously.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.