Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
Global Health Research
ORWH participates in trans-NIH commitment to global health research by supporting a variety of initiatives aimed at improving health globally for women, children, families, and communities.
- Women, Girls, and Gender Equity
ORWH participates in initiatives designed to improve global health equity and empowerment for women, girls, men, and their communities.
- Global Health Research Funding
Learn more about NIH’s commitment to and investment in a variety of research topics vital to global health.
- Global Health Research Training
ORWH supports with NIH Institutes and Centers global health research training, including the Global Program for Fellows and Scholars in the NIH Fogarty International Center.
- Global Gender-Based Violence
Intimate partner violence is the most common form of violence experienced by women globally. It affects women’s and girls’ health nationally and internationally. ORWH participates in the interagency working group to prevent and respond to global gender-based violence.
- NIH Fogarty International Center
- United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally
- The Policy Guidance on Promoting Gender Equality to Achieve our National Security and Foreign Policy Objectives issued by the Secretary of State
- The updated policy on Gender Equality and Female Empowerment issued by USAID
- The U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security , and Executive Order 13595 directing the Plan’s implementation
- The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, including the Gender-based Violence Scale-Up Initiative and Evaluation
- The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
This page last reviewed on May 13, 2013