Empower a girl, change the world.

ICRW's mission is to advance gender equity, inclusion and the alleviation of poverty worldwide.

Connecting insights to action

For more than 40 years, ICRW has been building the evidence base to demonstrate that
when women and girls have opportunities to improve their lives, everyone benefits.
Our new institutional report highlights what we have learned over the years to improve, to grow, to affect change.

Passion. Proof. Power

ICRW is helping to build the evidence base through its research on the most pressing issues facing women and girls today. Explore ICRW’s body of work.


ICRW has worked with local, national and international partners to conduct original research, build capacity and advocate for evidence-based solutions.


ICRW works with advocates, policymakers and thought leaders to ensure sustainable solutions are backed by solid evidence.


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Partners are vital to our work at the ICRW. Here are some of the current and past partners that collaborate with us to improve the lives of women and girls around the world.