Our Work

Our interdisciplinary collection of faculty and students collaborate on women’s health scholarship, education, and clinical practice relevant to global issues.

Faculty practice and programs of research use a health equity framework with a focus on social justice. On this page you can navigate through the Center for Global Women’s Health’s ongoing work, which ranges from research topics, international projects, and publications.


It’s On Us PA

The Center has been awarded funding from the Governor’s It’s On Us program, a statewide campaign that invites everyone to play a role in ending sexual assault. We are excited about the opportunity to engage with high school students and continue our partnership with The Netter Center for Community Partnerships.

Purpose: to use a peer-to-peer training model to facilitate a sexual violence bystander intervention to high school students.

  • Working with West Philadelphia High School students (2023)
  • Working with Sayre High School students (2022)


Challenge Grants for Women & Girls and People of Diverse Genders and/or Sex Characteristic from Birth to Death

These funds are awarded annually and are dedicated to advancing research focused on the health and well-being of women and girls and people of diverse genders and/or sex characteristics from birth through death. This funding is designed for investigators to expand their program of research in new directions, pilot new methodological approaches, test feasibility, and provide preliminary data to support extramural grant applications.