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  • October 7, 2011

    UC Berkeley epidemiologists Caitlin Gerdts and Divya Vohra critique a new study says that African women using birth-control shots have a higher risk of contracting and passing on HIV.


  • October 4, 2011

    Letter from Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women to the New York Times regarding sexual assaults in post-earthquake Haiti.

  • September 29, 2011

    Shaima Jastaina had been sentenced Tuesday to 10 lashes for driving a car in Jeddah. The court ruling came just two days after King Abdullah had announced that Saudi women would, for the first time, be able to stand for office and nominate members of...

  • September 29, 2011

    Thousands of sexual assaults that occur in the United States every year are not reflected in the federal government’s yearly crime report because the report uses an archaic definition of rape that is far narrower than the definitions used by...

  • September 24, 2011

    A study on the status of Widows in Iraq by Relief International was shared with the Iraqi Parliament on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Portions of the study were reported by the Associated Press on Sept. 18, 2011. The information available on the wire was...

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At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically.  Republican politicians are becoming more vocal...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
By Natasha Cline-Thomas*Each year, NCRW hosts an expert roundtable on the afternoon of its Awards Dinner. This year’s program Women 2012: Taking a Worldwide Reading was enlightening. It...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 4:02pm
By Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D.*The National Council for Research on Women participates in the US Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security. We are currently disseminating a statement...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 3:36pm
Margot Baruch, an NCRW AMEX Fellow, recently posted a blog analyzing the newly established UN Women program. She writes that in order “for UN Women to be effective, it needs to incorporate a...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 12:02pm
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon In 2005 I traveled to Afghanistan to write a newspaper story about women entrepreneurs, women who turned to business to create jobs and hope for their families. I wanted to...
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 4:12pm

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