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.
National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day April 10 Free Testing Event
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. #NYHAAD reminds us of the importance of investing in young people’s health and education. 1... read more
SIROW in the News!
SIROW Associate Research Professor, Keith Bentele's, Housing Insecurity report was cited in an Arizona PBS article yesterday! Feds extend eviction... read more
SIROW In The News!
SIROW is proud to share that Associate Research Professor, Keith Bentele's, report on Housing Insecurity was recently mentioned in the news! Please... read more