Ravi Verma is Regional Director for the International Centre for Research on Women’s (ICRW) Asia Regional Office in New Delhi, India. Over the past three decades or so he has worked on issues of men, masculinities, male sexual health and gender equality as they relate to violence against women, reproductive health including family planning and HIV and AIDS in India and in the countries of Asian region. He has published extensively on these issues in both Indian and international journals of repute.
Ravi is also serving as a Chair of the Indian National Technical Resource Group on Stigma and Vice Chair of the Indian National AIDS Control, Ethics Review Committee, as well as sitting on advisory committees on the government’s response to child marriage, gender-based violence and adolescent health. He has also served as a member of High Level Committee on the Status of Women (HLCSW), Government of India and the Rights & Empowerment working group of the FP2020 Initiative.