News and Commentary

Mon, 10/17/2016

On Thursday, ICRW President Sarah Degnan Kambou received a Game-Changer Award from TalentNomics, an organization dedicated to growing the pool of talented women leaders in organizations around the world. 

Mon, 10/3/2016

Suzanne Petroni, ICRW's Senior Director of Global Health, Youth and Development spoke to Bloomberg News about how a proposed abortion ban in Poland could result in unsafe abortion and how it represents a shift in the overall global trend, with many countries moving toward more liberal policies. Women took to the streets in Poland, threatening to abstain from work, to protest the proposed policy. 

Thu, 09/29/2016

ICRW is pleased to announce the winning team for the Third Annual Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award: Desiree Barron, a doctoral student in Anthropology at New York Universiry, and her advisor Fred Myers, NYU Silver Professor of Anthropology. 

Thu, 09/29/2016

ICRW recognized two global champions for gender equality at a ceremony at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Denmark was formally welcomed as a member of ICRW’s Leadership Council and ICRW President Emeritus Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta was recognized with the 2016 Champions for Change Award for Innovation.

Fri, 09/16/2016

Suzanne Petroni, Senior Director of Global Health, Youth and Development at ICRW, testified in front of a Congressional Hearing on global efforts to child marriage.

Wed, 09/14/2016

We are thrilled to announce the merger of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Re:Gender (formerly the National Council for Research on Women). As of September 16, 2016, our common mission of gender equality will henceforth be pursued under the banner of the International Center for Research on Women.

Wed, 09/7/2016

Nandita Bhatla, Senior Technical Specialist for Gender, Violence and Rights in ICRW's Asia Regional Office, spoke to VICE about how many cases of rape are never reported in India because of shame or stigma against victims of sexual violence.

Mon, 08/29/2016

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the second annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research.

Wed, 08/24/2016

Ravi Verma, head of ICRW's Asia Regional Office, spoke to Al Jazeera about how blame is often placed on the victim of sexual violence, when they report the crime to police. The article lays out the long road to justice for women who experience sexual violence in India, despite efforts to improve the way cases are handled.

Mon, 08/22/2016

Hopes for a female, feminist UN Secretary-General look increasingly unlikely, but ICRW's Senior Policy Manager, Lyric Thompson, writes for 50.50 Inclusive Democracy about creative ideas circulating for feminist system reforms that would spur progress from the bottom-up.