Asia

Podcast: Child Brides

3 Women 3 Ways

ICRW's Suzanne Petroni spoke to 3 Women 3 Ways about why child marriage occurs around the world and what individuals can do to prevent the practice. 

ICRW's Suzanne Petroni spoke to 3 Women 3 Ways about why child marriage occurs around the world and what individuals can do to prevent the practice. 

Safer Cities: India's Women and Girls Can't Wait

Huffington Post Impact

ICRW President Sarah Degnan Kambou writes about the prevalence of sexual violence in New Delhi, India, and a follow-up survey, which ICRW will conduct to build evidence that informs policies and services to make Delhi a safer place for women and girls. 

ICRW President Sarah Degnan Kambou writes about the prevalence of sexual violence in New Delhi, India, and a follow-up survey, which ICRW will conduct to build evidence that informs policies and services to make Delhi a safer place for women and girls. 

Responding to Violence Against Women in India and Pakistan

KCRW's To the Point

Is sexual violence in India and Pakistan on the increase or just getting more attention? Will an international spotlight bring much-needed change? ICRW's Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic Development, weighs in on the prevalence of violence against women and girls and what we can do to prevent sexual violence in the future.

Is sexual violence in India and Pakistan on the increase or just getting more attention? Will an international spotlight bring much-needed change? ICRW's Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic development weighs in on the prevalence of violence against women and girls and what we can do to prevent sexual violence in the future.

Marital Rape Ruling Highlights India’s Problem With Consent

The Daily Beast

ICRW's research, indicating the one in five Indian men admit to forcing their wives into sex, is highlighted in this Daily Beast piece about a recent ruling by a Delhi court, which says that forced marital intercourse is not considered rape.

ICRW's research, indicating the one in five Indian men admit to forcing their wives into sex, is highlighted in this Daily Beast piece about a recent ruling by a Delhi court, which says that forced marital intercourse is not considered rape.

Nigeria’s Nightmare Gives New Momentum to IVAWA

IPS

Amidst intensifying concern over the fate of more than 200 girls abducted by a radical Islamist group in northern Nigeria, IPS covers the push by more than 100 NGOs to ask Congress to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), featuring ICRW research on child marriage around the world.

Amidst intensifying concern over the fate of more than 200 girls abducted by a radical Islamist group in northern Nigeria, IPS covers the push by more than 100 NGOs to ask Congress to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), featuring ICRW research on child marriage around the world.

Responding to Violence Against Women in India and Pakistan

ICRW's Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic Development, weighs in on the prevalence of violence against women and girls In India and Pakistan on KCRW's To the Point.

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Cash Transfers Encourage Girls to Stay in School

The Times of India

The Times of India reports on new research on a cash transfer scheme to keep girls in school and away from the altar from ICRW's Asia Regional Office. The research shows that girls who participated in the program are more likely to stay in school and that parents report a new, deeper understanding of the value of girls. 

The Times of India reports on new research on a cash transfer scheme to keep girls in school and away from the altar from ICRW's Asia Regional Office. The research shows that girls who participated in the program are more likely to stay in school and that parents report a new, deeper understanding of the value of girls. 

India's 'Womanifesto:' How Central are Women's Rights to this Year's Elections?

CNN

Dissatisfied with the government’s efforts around women’s rights, civil society groups have drafted a plan to improve the conditions for India’s women and girls. Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic Development at ICRW’s Asia Regional Office, spoke to CNN on the need to work with the government to change norms in order to bring about lasting change.

A recent poll found that most Indians see combating violence against women as a political priority. However, dissatisfied with the government’s efforts around women’s rights, civil society groups have drafted a plan to improve the conditions for India’s women and girls. Priya Nanda, Group Director, Reproductive Health and Economic Development at ICRW’s Asia Regional Office, spoke to CNN on the need to work with the government to change norms in order to bring about lasting change.

It's Time to Unleash Girls' Potential

Devex

Girls have the power to transform the world, but they face many barriers along the way, including violence and early marriage. In this blog for Devex, ICRW's President, Sarah Degnan Kambou, writes about several initiatives that are working to break down barriers and lift up girls for generations to come. 

Girls have the power to transform the world, but they face many barriers along the way, including violence and early marriage. In this blog for Devex, ICRW's President, Sarah Degnan Kambou, writes about several initiatives that are working to break down barriers and lift up girls for generations to come. 

Mobilizing young men in India to end violence against women

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Madhumita Das, Senior Technical Specialist, Men and Masculinity at ICRW’s Asia Regional Office spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation about ICRW’s work engaging men and boys in efforts to end gender-based violence and advance gender equality. 

Madhumita Das, Senior Technical Specialist, Men and Masculinity at ICRW’s Asia Regional Office spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation about ICRW’s work engaging men and boys in efforts to end gender-based violence and advance gender equality. 

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