ICRW Presents Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Champions for Change Award

ICRW conferred its annual Champions for Change Award for Vision to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for her unwavering commitment to women’s health, well-being and equal citizenship stature and her courageous vision for legal systems that respect the dignity of all humankind.

Ravi Verma Speaks Out on the Need to Redefine Masculinity

In honor of International Women's Day, Ravi Verma, head of ICRW's Asia Regional Office, speaks in this powerful video about the need to engage men and boys as allies in the fight for gender equality and talks about how ICRW is working to redefine masculinity and what it means to "be a man" through its innovative programs.

ICRW at 40: Celebrating Programs Tackling Inequality and Violence in Asia

ICRW's GEMS program, implemented in several countries throughout Asia, is working to shift gender norms that underpin discrimination against girls and gender-based violence by working with young boys and girls in public schools.

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.

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, 04/28/2016
Ms. Magazine

Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson writes for Ms. Magazine about traveling to Egypt, where she met with civil society organizations working on women's rights. She writes about what has changed since the uprising five years ago, how women are faring throughout the country, and the barriers women face to achieving equality.

Fri, 04/22/2016
Ms. Magazine

Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson writes for Ms. Magazine on the world's first ever strategy on adolescent girls, released by Secretary of State John Kerry. Under the new strategy, the State Department will direct its diplomats to raise issues like child marriage and female genital cutting with foreign governments, and to push for girls to be legally recognized as equal rights holders.

Thu, 04/14/2016
Thu, 04/14/2016

ICRW, in partnership with Girls Not Brides, released 10 briefs that provide a short, accessible introduction to incorporating child marriage prevention and response efforts cross a range of sectors and programs.

Thu, 04/07/2016
The Globe and Mail

ICRW's research on the prevalence of husbands who force their wives into sex was cited in an OpEd on the need to outlaw marital rape in India for the Globe and Mail.

Fri, 03/18/2016
Fri, 03/18/2016

ICRW sat down with Champions for Change award winner U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to talk about her legacy, the challenges she faced throughout her career and what the next steps are to achieving gender equality for women and girls in the U.S.

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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