ICRW Launches Innovative Women’s Land Rights Project in Vietnam

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), along with the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has just launched a first-of-its-kind project in Vietnam that is setting up and training teams of grassroots legal advisors to help farmers – and particularly women farmers – realize their land rights.  

At Her Service

Upon the release of the 2015 Hunger Report, which focuses on why ending discrimination against women and girls is crucial to ending world hunger, ICRW guest blogger David Snyder writes about a USAID-funded project run by ICRW and AGMARK in Western Kenya, that aims to empower women farmers by helping them access the products and skills they need to thrive in their trade.

Groundbreaking Insights on Shifting Gender Norms and Ending Perpetuation of Violence

A new ICRW report released at the MenEngage Global Symposium in Delhi this week reveals that 60 percent of men surveyed in India had acted violently against their wife/partner at some point in their lives. The study examines men’s attitudes and practices around gender inequality, and offers recommendations to effectively engage men and boys in efforts to advance gender equality.

Smart technology for smart family planning in Ethiopia

New ICRW project looks to increase uptake and adherence to family planning services in Ethiopia by implementing innovative new way to collect patient feedback and improve the quality of services.

Wrestling for equality

Tanya Abramsky, researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, writes about ICRW's Parivartan program, which is designed to empower adolescent girls using the sport of kabaddi in a slum community in Mumbai.

VIDEO: ICRW on Talk Business 360

Flying American Airlines between now and January 2015? Tune in to Talk Business 360 to hear about our work from ICRW President Sarah Degnan Kambou.

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Girls Not Brides

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What's New

Fri, 12/19/2014
Fri, 12/19/2014

In response to the United Nations Secretary General's synthesis report, laying out six principles for the post-2015 framework, ICRW joined with 80 organizations from around the world to call for stronger, more explicit language on empowering girls.

Thu, 12/18/2014
Thu, 12/18/2014

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), along with the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has just launched a first-of-its-kind project in Vietnam that is setting up and training teams of grassroots legal advisors to help farmers – and particularly women farmers – realize their land rights.  

Tue, 12/16/2014
India Today

On the two year anniversary of the fatal attack on the 23-year old student now known as Nirbhaya, Dr. Ravi Verma, head of ICRW's Asia Regional office, penned an OpEd for India Today on the progress - or lack thereof - in ensuring safety for women and girls across India.

Mon, 12/15/2014
The Huffington Post India

Dr. Ravi Verma, head of ICRW's Asia Regional Office, wrote an OpEd for Huffington Post India on the latest headlines of violence against women in India, how public backlash demonstrates we have a long way to go in changing norms around the value of women, and how the government must step up and prioritize ensuring public spaces are safe for women.

Fri, 12/12/2014
SharpHeels

ICRW President Sarah Degnan Kambou spoke to SharpHeels about how ICRW is leading efforts identifying solutions for the most pressing challenges facing women and girls.

Featured Publication

Masculinity, Intimate Partner Violence and Son Preference in India

A groundbreaking new report released this week at the MenEngage Global Symposium in Delhi examines men’s attitudes and practices around gender inequality, son preference and intimate partner violence in India. More »

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