News and Commentary

Wed, 08/19/2015

ICRW’s Lyric Thompson is featured in this piece on what must be done to end world hunger and poverty in 15 years, one of the global development goals put forward in the UN's 2030 Agenda.

Mon, 08/17/2015

ICRW's Priya Nanda was interviewed by the Guardian on the extent to which marital rape occurs in India and the current political landscape for passing a law to criminalize marital rape. ICRW's research on the prevalence of intimate partner violence across India was also featured in the article.

Fri, 08/14/2015

ICRW’s Allie Glinski, gender and development specialist spoke to SharpHeels about ICRW’s evaluation of an innovative e-commerce initiative that is empowering women to lift their communities out of poverty. 

Thu, 08/06/2015

ICRW releases a statement about a New Delhi-based event to identify solution-oriented strategies to prevent and address violence against women and girls through effective engagement of men and boys.

Wed, 08/05/2015

ICRW joins partner organizations in applauding negotiators on the release of the Sustainable Development Goals, which puts women and girls at the center of development efforts.

Wed, 07/29/2015

ICRW researchers speak to Nita Bhalla about efforts to confront traditional gender roles and challenge sexism among youth in Mumbai schools. These efforts are central to ICRW's GEMS program and are key to changing attitudes and curbing widespread abuse.

Wed, 07/29/2015

ICRW's researchers speak to Nita Bhalla on efforts to confront traditional gender roles and challenge sexism among youth in Mumbai schools. These efforts are central to ICRW's GEMS program and are key to changing attitudes and curbing widespread abuse.

Wed, 07/22/2015

Lyric Thompson writes for the Thomson Reuters Foundation on global progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and how far we have to go to truly achieve gender equality worldwide. She puts forth a series of recommendations on how the global community can move forward in improving the lives of adolescent girls and how that progress should be measured. 

Thu, 07/16/2015

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has appointed three new hires in key leadership roles: Madhu Deshmukh, chief operating officer, Asia Regional Office; Jennifer McCleary-Sills, director, gender violence and rights; and Stella Mukasa, director, Africa Regional Office. 

Wed, 07/08/2015

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has partnered with Making Cents International – the prime contractor selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) – to embark on a new project focused on advancing programs that serve and empower youth around the world.