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Fri, 07/18/2014

ICRW joins the world in mourning the tragic loss of 298 people killed on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17– more than 100 of whom dedicated their lives to combatting the HIV epidemic through research, advocacy and program implementation.

Thu, 07/17/2014

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and UNICEF will host the first Girl Summit, to mobilize domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM).  ICRW will participate in multiple events in the UK as well as Washington, DC.

Wed, 07/09/2014

Photos from ICRW's briefing with APPG UN Women at the House of Lords where panelists focused on the epidemic of violence against women and girls, and solutions to this global issue.

Perspectives: The ICRW Blog

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:11pm

In case you missed it, Monday was the second-annual “Malala Day,” a celebration designated by the UN to honor Malala Yousafzai, the brave Pakistani teenager targeted by the Taliban for her activism for girls’ education. After surviving being shot on her school bus, Malala has gone on to be an even louder advocate for girls’ education and rights. She has written a book, participated in countless interviews around the world and was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. What were you doing at 17?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:11pm
As the International Center for the Research on Women (ICRW) presented its studies that show ingrained attitudes trivialize and normalize many forms of sexual harassment in public spaces, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged nations to “write a new norm” to end the use of sexual violence as a tactic of war. 
 
Remarks by ICRW and the nation’s senior cabinet official were made during a widely-attended London conference in early June that also brought Angelina Jolie, actress and special envoy of the U.N.
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:23pm
This week, the the United Nations Open Working Group on Sustainable Development is meeting at UN Headquarters in New York to debate a draft framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight goals designed to reduce poverty by tackling critical issues faced by vulnerable populations, including  promoting gender equality, improving maternal health, increasing access to education, and ramping up efforts to improve food security.

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In India, it’s unusual for the school setting to be used for anything other than academic instruction. But that’s exactly where an International...
ICRW's Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic Development, weighs in on the prevalence of violence against women and girls In...
Ann Warner, ICRW's Senior Youth and Gender Specialist, talks to Devex about how households need to work with community members to develop alernatives...

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