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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

NCRW Resources

News

  • November 5, 2010

    New York Times: Over 600 women were raped in September and October along the Congo/Angola border.  United Nations officials mistakenly gave an earlier count of 30 women.  The women were raped during an expulsion of immigrants from Angola....


  • October 20, 2010

    WeNews: Rape in the Congo is increasingly being used as a weapon of war. In response, the U.N. is launching a new sexual violence training program for peacekeepers in order to prevent future attacks. 


  • October 19, 2010

    NY Times: Although gays and lesbians have more freedom in India than they used to, lesbians in India still face more discrimination due to the social pressure faced by Indian women to get married and to bear children.  Those who are brave enough...


  • October 17, 2010

    BBC: The first lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo led a march of thousands of women to protest the sexual violence and rape that have taken place over the past 4 months.


  • October 12, 2010

    WeNews: Many Iraqi women who have fled to Syria to escape the U.S.-led war often face being sold into brothels by male relatives desperate for money.


Member Organizations

Blog Posts

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
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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
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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
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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
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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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