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Advocating for the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings and crisis-affected persons in global development agendas.

  • Advocating for inclusion of
  • sexual and reproductive health in policy, programming, and funding decisions.
  • sexual and reproductive health rights with decision-makers at all levels, including national and local leaders, donors, and health staff.
  • the hardest to reach populations in both humanitarian and development agendas.

Why It Matters

Advocacy draws attention to the importance of SRHR in achieving humanitarian priorities. It draws attention to gaps and best practices and encourages decision-makers to allocate resources to SRHR.

How We Work

Our work on this issue is led by the Advocacy and Accountability Sub-Working Group—a dedicated group of IAWG members who set the priorities and objectives for collective advocacy and advancing accountability of sexual and reproductive health services and rights in humanitarian settings. Learn about their current objectives, priorities, and latest work.

Sub-Working Group

Sexual and reproductive health services remain critical during COVID-19

IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings.