Welcome to the Southwest
Institute for Research on Women!
The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) was founded in 1979 as a regional research and resource institute. SIROW’s region includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and northwestern Mexico. SIROW’s mission is to develop, conduct, and disseminate collaborative outreach, education, intervention, and research projects of importance to diverse groups. Faculty, staff and students work locally, nationally and internationally with numerous University of Arizona colleges and departments, other institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, Native American tribes, governmental agencies and community-based organizations. SIROW’s projects focus on health and wellness, legal issues, education, employment, women’s history, and the arts.
SAATURN Final Evaluation Report Now Available!
Dr(s) Sally Stevens and Candace Black completed the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN) Final Evaluation Report... read more
April is Both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month!
SPEAK OUT Support Survivors and Yourself 8 out of 10 rapes are committed by someone known to the victim Every 92 seconds another person is sexually... read more
SIROW Intern granted Fulbright Award!
Congratulations to SIROW intern Quelly Ramos on being granted the prestigious Fulbright award! Quelly will be traveling to South Korea to work with... read more