News and Commentary

Fri, 07/22/2016

Sarah Gammage, Director of Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods at ICRW, wrote for Ms. Magazine on how many women come to the United States to work in the "care economy"in critical jobs like child care, janitorial staff or health care professionals, but often do not have workplace protections and benefits.

Fri, 07/22/2016

ICRW's Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson attended the United State of Women, a Summit organized by the White House to take stock of progress achieved for women and girls around the world since President Obama took office.

Fri, 07/22/2016

ICRW's Senior Policy Manager Lyric Thompson attended the United State of Women, a Summit organized by the White House to take stock of progress achieved for women and girls around the world since President Obama took office.

Wed, 07/20/2016

Today, the White House is hosting a Global Development Summit to take stock of how U.S. foreign policy has been leveraged to tackle pressing global issues. ICRW President Sarah Kambou, wrote an OpEd for the The Guardian on how President Obama's legacy has impacted women and girls and what we can expect next.

Tue, 07/19/2016

Ahead of the AIDS 2016 conference, Senior Behavioral Scientist Anne Stangl writes for Devex about how the global community must make certain that those most vulnerable to HIV infection have equal access to high-quality prevention, care, and treatment options, and are supported to actively engage in these services. 

Fri, 07/8/2016

Ravi Verma, Director of ICRW's Asia Regional Office, spoke to IQ by Intel, a tech culture magazine, about a new government of Indian initiative that will require a panic button and GPS locator on every mobile phone in an effort to combat violence against women.

Fri, 06/17/2016

ICRW grieves the untimely death of Member of Parliament Jo Cox, a rising member of the UK's Labour Party, who was killed by a constiuent as she was leaving the public library in Birstall after holding meetings with community members.

Fri, 06/17/2016

ICRW grieves the untimely death of Member of Parliament Jo Cox, a rising member of the UK's Labour Party, who was killed by a constiuent as she was leaving the public library in Birstall after holding meetings with community members.

Wed, 06/15/2016

Today in Washington DC, the International Center for Research on Women released findings from a qualitative assessment of the Solar Sister business model. ICRW found that women who participate in the entrepreneurship program gain financial independence, increase their household income and contribute to a safer community, among other positive benefits.

Wed, 06/08/2016

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.