The Centre of Excellence for Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (CGSRHR) formerly known as Centre for Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS (CGSH) was initially formed as a Collaborating Centre between UNAIDS and BRAC University’s James P Grant School of Public Health in 2008.

Since then CGSRHR has evolved into a Centre of Excellence dedicated more broadly to research, policy, advocacy and training activities in the arena of reproductive health rights in Bangladesh and in the region.The Centre undertakes a wide range of research, advocacy and programming towards:

  • Expansion of knowledge
  • Promotion of dialogue and exchange
  • Network and partnership building
  • Dissemination of information
  • Advocacy for change
  • Capacity building

Organizational Memberships

  • Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Alliance (SRHR) to improve sexual reproductive health and rights of women in Bangladesh
  • Sexuality & Rights Forum to advocate for reproductive health and rights on a national level in Bangladesh
  • CGSRHR’s research and advocacy activities are supported by a number of funds and donors that include UNAIDS, UNFPA, DfID, NUFFIC, EU, R4D, NIPORT, Bangladesh and other local partners.