About us

The Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation is founded in June 1998 in Sofia as an independent NGO of public utility.
The organization works in the field of gender equality, prevention of domestic violence, reproductive rights and anti-discrimination by providing information, elaboration and production of researches, analyses and draft laws, conducting campaigns and lobbying for legislative changes, provision of training and consultations for professionals and working in wide networks in cooperation with other organizations, public institutions and experts.

The BGRF has branches in Plovdiv, Haskovo, Gorna Oryahovitza. 

Since 2001 the BGRF has a youth department.

We work in the sphere of:

  • Domestic violence
  • Human rights protection
  • Trafficking in women
  • Prevention of discrimination
  • Socio-economic rights of women
  • Youth issues