ICRW welcomes Her Royal Highness to the Leadership Council, honors former ICRW President Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta with award

This week, ICRW recognized two global champions for gender equality at a ceremony at the Library of Congress. Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Denmark was formally welcomed as a member of ICRW’s Leadership Council and ICRW President Emeritus Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta was recognized with the 2016 Champions for Change Award for Innovation.

A new chapter for the International Center for Research on Women and Re:Gender

We are thrilled to announce the merger of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Re:Gender (formerly the National Council for Research on Women). As of September 16, 2016, our common mission of gender equality will henceforth be pursued under the banner of the International Center for Research on Women.

ICRW releases new report on pathways to child marriage in Zambia and Kenya

This report seeks to fill the evidence gap on the pathways that lead to child marriage in Zambia and Kenya. ICRW and partners document key findings from the research study, as well as recommendations for how to disrupt the pathways that lead to early marriage for girls.

ICRW now soliciting nominations for the second annual Paula Kantor award

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the second annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. Find out more about the eligibility and selection criteria. 

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.

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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Thu, 09/29/2016
Thu, 09/29/2016

ICRW is pleased to announce the winning team for the Third Annual Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award: Desiree Barron, a doctoral student in Anthropology at New York Universiry, and her advisor Fred Myers, NYU Silver Professor of Anthropology. 

Thu, 09/29/2016
Thu, 09/29/2016

ICRW recognized two global champions for gender equality at a ceremony at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Denmark was formally welcomed as a member of ICRW’s Leadership Council and ICRW President Emeritus Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta was recognized with the 2016 Champions for Change Award for Innovation.

Fri, 09/16/2016
Fri, 09/16/2016

Suzanne Petroni, Senior Director of Global Health, Youth and Development at ICRW, testified in front of a Congressional Hearing on global efforts to child marriage.

Wed, 09/14/2016
Wed, 09/14/2016

We are thrilled to announce the merger of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Re:Gender (formerly the National Council for Research on Women). As of September 16, 2016, our common mission of gender equality will henceforth be pursued under the banner of the International Center for Research on Women.

Wed, 09/07/2016
VICE

Nandita Bhatla, Senior Technical Specialist for Gender, Violence and Rights in ICRW's Asia Regional Office, spoke to VICE about how many cases of rape are never reported in India because of shame or stigma against victims of sexual violence.

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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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