News and Commentary

Thu, 11/06/2014

New ICRW project looks to increase uptake and adherence to family planning services in Ethiopia by implementing innovative new way to collect patient feedback and improve the quality of services.

Tue, 10/21/2014

A new report presents a groundbreaking integrated framework that the private sector can adopt to increase return on investment and enhance women’s economic advancement. 

Thu, 10/16/2014

Today the world commemorates World Food Day and the theme this year is family farming: feeding the world, caring for earth. In a new effort, ICRW is working with Helen Keller International (HKI) to empower women participants in a longstanding HKI food production and nutrition program being implemented in four African nations.

Perspectives: The ICRW Blog

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:59am

Last week the United Nations took a stand for the 15 million girls who are married off as children each year: it resolved that all countries should pass legislation to end the practice of child marriage, and pledged to make ending child marriage by 2030 a core part of the sustainable development goals to be developed by the United Nations in 2015.

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:51am

I was privileged to present testimony at the Global Tribunal on Women’s Human Rights held in conjunction with the U.N.

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:30pm
Cultivating Female Customers in Kenya

Behind the counter of her small ‘agro-dealership’, Evelyn Otieno bears the countenance of a woman well in charge of her domain. After 14 years in the business of selling agricultural inputs like fertilizer and seeds to farmers in rural Western Kenya, there are few questions to which she does not have the answer. And while in the past, those questions have traditionally come from male customers, many more are now coming from women.  


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