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Expanding access to sexual and reproductive health in crises

We are an international coalition of organizations and individuals working collectively to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in humanitarian settings. Meet IAWG

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Dec 7, 2023 Learn More

Feminist Scientific Forum

EngenderHealth Cotonou, Benin

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, the regional office of EngenderHealth is organizing a scientific feminist forum - a meeting of activists, civil society organizations, university researchers and young students.

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.

11/6/2023 Learn More

EngenderHealth is pleased to share findings from a formative research assessment that explored issues associated with gender inequality, social inclusion, and female empowerment, and identified barriers to the integration of family planning in reproductive, maternal, child, adolescent health and nutrition services in pastoral and agrarian settings of Ethiopia, including in challenging settings and areas of humanitarian need.

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Sexual and reproductive health is a core component of primary health care, but is often forgotten or ignored in humanitarian settings

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Why It Matters

35 million of the 134 million people in need of humanitarian assistance are women and girls of reproductive age.