News and Commentary

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, 02/4/2016

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

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

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

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.

Mon, 01/4/2016

The Hindu covered ICRW's Parivartan for Girls program, which seeks to address gender discrimination using sports, connecting girls with mentors, coaching them on teamwork, skills and empowerment in one Mumbai slum. The article details the importance of the program in shifting deeply-held beliefs about the perceived low value of girls in the community.

 
Mon, 01/4/2016

The Times of India covered ICRW's Parivartan for Girls program, which uses the wrestling-like sport of kabaddi to empower young women and adolescent girls. The article highlighted a tournament, where girls reclaimed public spaces in their slum community, as a turning point in how the community views girls.

Thu, 12/24/2015

This month marks three years since the fatal attack on 23 year-old student Jyoti Singh in Delhi, India. ICRW's Nandita Bhatla writes a blog on whether women and girls feel any safer in Delhi, three years later, writing about the need to empower women and girls, and work with men and boys, to increase safety in public spaces throughout Delhi.

Mon, 12/21/2015

Three years after the death of 23 year-old student Jyoti Singh, who was attacked while riding a bus in Delhi, India, Bustle takes a look at what's changed for India's women, citing ICRW research on the the prevalence of violence against women in Delhi's public spaces.

Mon, 12/21/2015

In honor of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, ICRW and UNFPA's joint research on intimate partner violence and unhealthy masculine attitudes was featured on Youth Ki Awaaz, a website dedicated to giving a megaphone to youth activists.