This speech benefited greatly from the input of my colleagues, Ellen Weiss of ICRW and Purnima Mane of the Population Council. I am also deeply indebted to Horizons, a global operations research project on HIV/AIDS funded by USAID, and to my executive assistant, Michele Briley.
I dedicate this speech to women everywhere who have overcome the formidable barriers imposed by societal norms and stigma in the battle against HIV/AIDS.
ICRW applauds the final passage of the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment (WEEE) Act of 2018, which sailed through the Senate on Wednesday. The WEEE Act affirms the importance of women’s rights—to own and control land and property, to live lives free of violence, to access the financial tools they need to start and grow […]
Top Ten Moments of 2018 As we usher in the new year, we’d like to take a moment to recognize ICRW’s top ten successes from 2018, as selected by our staff. We have a lot to celebrate as we head into 2019, and we look forward to the road ahead and the relationships we continue to […]
***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 20TH. Nominate a field researcher today!*** The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, which honors the legacy of a visionary leader whose contributions to the feminist and social justice movements are evident across the world. Dr. Paula […]
Beyond financial materiality, gender-smart companies can have positive social impacts. While the results chain will not always be linear and can be influenced by other ongoing factors, implementing various gender opportunities can contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment through positive changes in the lives of workers, as well as the communities and broader economies […]