ICRW marches in the Capitol Pride Parade

This year, ICRW staff and family will join advocates, allies and other organizations to march in the Capital Pride Parade. ICRW believes in equality and empowerment for all, inclusive of the full spectrum of gender and sexual diversity and will continue to support those who are marginalized and whose voices are often not heard.

Melinda Gates, Jill Sheffield honored with ICRW Champions for Change Awards

ICRW awarded Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Jill Sheffield, founder of Women Deliver, with two of the 2016 Champions for Change awards. The awards were conferred in Copenhagen by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

ICRW and partners lay out crucial recommendations for the World Humanitarian Summit

Ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, ICRW and other international NGOs developed a set of recommendations for how civil society organizations, NGOs, decision-makers and donors can leverage policy, programs and research to improve the lives of girls living in conflict around the world.

ICRW helps launch findings from the Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

This week, ICRW traveled to London for the launch of the Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The Commission's findings highlighted how decades of neglect and chronic underinvestment have had serious detrimental effects on the health and wellbeing of adolescents aged 10–24 years. ICRW's Suzanne Petroni served as the lead for the Youth Engagement of the Commission. 

Meet Sameema, an amazing mom making us smile this Mother's Day

Sameema, who grew up in one Mumbai slum, had limited opportunities growing up because her parents didn't value her as a girl. But Sameema wants a different childhood for her daughter Saima, a participant in ICRW's Parivartan for Girls program.

Are Economic Incentives Enough to Increase the Value of Girls?

ICRW evaluated a conditional cash transfer program designed to enhance the value of girls in Haryana, India. Find out what our research showed.

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Girls Not Brides

ICRW is the proud co-chair of Girls Not Brides USA, a coalition of organizations working to end child marriage, and a branch of the global partnership of the same name. Click here to access the latest resource and visit Girls Not Brides to learn more about the global movement. 

ICRW: Turning Insight Into Action for 40 Years

ICRW has been the world’s premier applied research institute focused on women and girls for almost four decades. Our evidence-based insight seeks to optimize programs, influence policies and identify scalable solutions that help them lead safer, healthier and more empowered lives. Learn more about us »

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Fri, 07/22/2016
Ms. Magazine

Sarah Gammage, Director of Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods at ICRW, wrote for Ms. Magazine on how many women come to the United States to work in the "care economy"in critical jobs like child care, janitorial staff or health care professionals, but often do not have workplace protections and benefits.

Fri, 07/22/2016

ICRW's Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson attended the United State of Women, a Summit organized by the White House to take stock of progress achieved for women and girls around the world since President Obama took office.

Fri, 07/22/2016

ICRW's Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson attended the United State of Women, a Summit organized by the White House to take stock of progress achieved for women and girls around the world since President Obama took office.

Wed, 07/20/2016
The Guardian

Today, the White House is hosting a Global Development Summit to take stock of how U.S. foreign policy has been leveraged to tackle pressing global issues. ICRW President Sarah Kambou, wrote an OpEd for the The Guardian on how President Obama's legacy has impacted women and girls and what we can expect next.

Tue, 07/19/2016
Devex

Ahead of the AIDS 2016 conference, Senior Behavioral Scientist Anne Stangl writes for Devex about how the global community must make certain that those most vulnerable to HIV infection have equal access to high-quality prevention, care, and treatment options, and are supported to actively engage in these services. 

Featured Blog Post

ICRW's Aditi Vyas writes about ICRW's Planning Ahead for Girls Empowerment and Employability (PAGE) program, currently in the pilot phase in several schools throughout New Delhi, India.

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