Ravi Verma

    Life Skills Collaborative

    October 29, 2022


    Ravi Verma is Regional Director at the International Centre for Research on Women’s (ICRW) Asia Regional Office in New Delhi, India. Over the past three decades, he has worked on issues of gender, men and masculinity, male sexual health and gender equality in relation to violence against women, and reproductive health, including family planning and HIV/AIDS, in India and countries across the Asian region. He has published extensively on these issues in both Indian and international journals of repute.

    Prior to joining ICRW in 2007, he worked at the Population Council in New Delhi and at the International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS) in Mumbai as Professor in Population Policies and Programs. Ravi has also served as a member of High-Level Committee on the Status of Women (HLCSW) from 2013-2016, the Government of India and the Rights & Empowerment working group of the FP2020 Initiative. He currently serves as a Commissioner on the Lancet Commission on Gender and Health. He also serves on the Boards of Women Lift health and Global Health 5050. 


    "The educational systems should rely on three solid foundations: enhancing values, life skills, and formal educational curriculum. Each of these bases completes the other, none of them can stand on its own. "

    - Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi