Membership

Our members

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Types of members


Full members

Researchers from academic institutions working on sexual and reproductive health and policy. Their objective is to collect SRHR policy research data or SRHR data that can be relevant for policy makers.


Associated members

Partners that are not academic institutions but non-profit organisations engaged inSRHR policy work and with an interest in research. The objective of these associated members is to work with the network to translate the SRHR research agenda to policy makers and help strengthening the policy expertise in the network.

Becoming a member


ANSER membership is open to academic institutions, non-profit organisations and other relevant stakeholders working in the field of SRHR research, demonstrating a vested  interest in policy. There is no membership fee but members engage to share and build knowledge proactively and actively participate in the network, its activities and meetings.

Institutions or non-profit organisations that want to join the network can apply by fulfilling the following 3 steps:

  1. Fill in the application form here.
  2. Send a letter of interest to clarifying:

    - The work the institution/organisation does around sexual and reproductive health policies
    - What the institution/organisation can bring to ANSER
    - How ANSER can support your institution/organisation

    The letter has to include the applicants logo and need to be signed by the head of the institution, department or organization.

  3. Send your organisation’s logo to

    Upon application, the applicant partner institution will be a candidate-partner institution. The full candidacy will be yearly decided by the entire network with 2/3 majority votes of members present at the Annual Meeting. As a full partner institution, staff of the institution can now join all activities and participate in all programmes of ANSER.