Engaging the Private Sector – Collaborative Solutions for Women’s Economic Advancement

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) along with BSR released a new report that aims to help the private sector build effective strategies for women’s economic empowerment.

ICRW Announces Winner of the Inaugural Paula Kantor Award

ICRW has selected a winner for the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, which honors the legacy of former ICRW colleague Paula Kantor, who was killed while working in Afghanistan, while honoring the work of a young, promising researcher.

ICRW Program Gives Girls in Mumbai Slum the Chance to Claim Public Spaces

To ring in the New Year, girls in ICRW's Parivartan program, implemented in the Shivaji Nigar slum of Mumbai, had the opportunity to play sports on public grounds, reclaiming spaces that many in the community believe belong only to men and boys.

New ICRW Research Highlights Challenges Facing Girls Living with HIV in Zambia

In Zambia, nearly six percent of girls ages 15-19 are living with HIV. ICRW conducted a study to better understand the barriers girls face in transitioning to adulthood while living with HIV in Zambia, putting forth recommendations on how to improve girls' lives.

New Findings Demonstrate the Economic Costs of Child Marriage

The International Center and the World Bank release preliminary findings from a joint groundbreaking project they are leading to create an understanding of the economic costs of child marriage.

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 nearly 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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Tue, 02/09/2016
Tue, 02/09/2016

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) along with BSR released a new report that aims to help the private sector build effective strategies for women’s economic empowerment.

Thu, 02/04/2016

The International Center for Research (ICRW), along with the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS), today released findings from a unique study in Vietnam, which aims to help farmers – particularly women – realize their land rights.

Wed, 01/20/2016
Wed, 01/20/2016

Dr. Soumya Gupta, the winner of the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, talks to ICRW about the focus of her work, the challenges she encountered and what's next for her.

Thu, 01/14/2016
Thu, 01/14/2016

ICRW has selected a winner for the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, designed to honor the legacy of former ICRW colleague Paula Kantor, who was killed while working in Afghanistan, while honoring the work of a young, promising researcher.

Thu, 01/14/2016
Thu, 01/14/2016

ICRW has selected a winner for the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, designed to honor the legacy of former ICRW colleague Paula Kantor, who was killed while working in Afghanistan, while honoring the work of a young, promising researcher.

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ICRW’s Pamela Lilleston writes about an innovative project that ICRW is evaluating, which uses a mobile approach to access hard-to-reach refugee women with critical gender-based violence response and mitigation services.

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