IAWG members are addressing sexual and reproductive rights during COVID-19 humanitarian response. Read More>>

2020 IAWG Priorities

Save the Children / Jonathan Hyams
  • Launch a secretariat for the Accelerating Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings Initiative
    to fast-track preparedness and response efforts to scale up good quality maternal and newborn health care, and improve newborn health and well-being in humanitarian and fragile settings
  • Continue to strengthen adolescent-friendly programming in emergencies in collaboration with the Inter-agency Adolescent SRH Advisor and the IAWG ASRH sub-working group
  • Conduct two additional workshops in Syria and Niger of the Training Partnership Initiative‚Äôs MISP to comprehensive SRH participatory planning toolkit
  • Finalize the uterine evacuation in crisis settings using medications and LARC S-CORTS
  • Launch redesigned IAWG website
  • Continue to advocate for strengthened SRHR in emerging and ongoing emergencies worldwide

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.