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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.

Updated 5/11/2022 Learn More

The Ugandan government understands that the journey towards menstrual equity is a joint effort, requiring partnership and collaboration across sectors. That is why in April, the Ministry of Education and Sport (MOES) Gender Equity and Budgeting Unit convened a range of stakeholders to provide feedback on their National Strategic Draft Plan (NSP) for Menstrual Health and Hygiene (MHH) to increase buy-in and commitment to prioritize and fund MHH programming.