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Updated 2/1/2024 Learn More

SVRI 2024 Abstract Submission Open

Sexual Violence Research Institute

The Sexual Violence Research Institute (SVRI) Forum is the world’s key research conference on violence against women, violence against children, and other forms of violence driven by gender inequality in low and middle-income countries. The conference is being held 21 – 25 October 2024 at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa. Abstract submission is now open until 31 January 2024.

7/26/2022 Learn More

The IAWG ASRHR Sub-Working Group is pleased to announce our 2022/2023 young person co-chairs. After receiving more than 300 applications, the sub-working group’s selection committee, comprised of majority young people, finished its reviews and interviews to select four outstanding young people to serve the ASRHR Sub-Working Group over the next year. Descriptions of each of the young people selected are included below. Alex Mavuti and Liz Lum will serve together from July 2022 until January 2023, while Elezer Berhanu and Shukti Anantha will serve from January 2023 until July 2023. Thank you to everyone who applied and congratulations again to the four finalists.

7/1/2022 Learn More

In light of World Refugee Day 2022, the Executive Director of PMNCH, Helga Fogstad, featured IAWG and its work to improve policies, strengthen practice, mobilize resources, and improve accountability.

Updated 4/4/2022 Learn More

As the war intensifies in Ukraine, Women on Web, an international online abortion service, is receiving more and more requests for abortion pills from Ukrainian refugees arriving in neighboring countries. Therefore, Women on Web is providing free services to anyone who has fled the war and who wants to terminate their pregnancy. We are in the process of adding more Ukrainian resources and information on our website, scaling up our service delivery and our online consultation is now available in Ukrainian language. Please support our work and help us continue to provide free services for Ukrainian refugees by donating.