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NCRW Resources


  • April 6, 2012

     Plans for Saudi Arabia to send women to the Olympics for the first time appear to be in jeopardy.

  • April 2, 2012

     About one in three young Arab women between the ages of 23 and 29 participate in their country's labor force versus about eight in 10 young Arab men. This gender gap is generally consistent across the 22 Arab countries and territories Gallup...

  • April 1, 2012

    The Women's Media Center is using new crowd-sourcing techniques to track rape and other sexual violence across Syria in one of the first efforts to monitor assaults against women during military conflict in real-time.

  • March 22, 2012

     Women's Environment & Development Organization's guide to water and gender.

  • March 17, 2012

     Women outlive men, while lagging behind.

    That was the parallax view presented last week at an annual summing up by the National Council for Research on Women, a New York-based network of 100 leading U.S. research policy and advocacy...

Member Organizations

Blog Posts

By Kyla Bender-BairdLast week, the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) launched a new global index and ranking of women’s economic opportunity. The pilot report builds on the United Nations...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 12:47pm
By June Zeitlin*Women’s rights are human rights, and human rights are women’s rights. This is the mantra of CEDAW, the most comprehensive women’s human rights treaty that the...
Friday, July 9, 2010 - 3:49pm
By Allie Bohm*As a colleague recently reminded me, our system of government was developed not to pass laws, but to make change slowly. Take, for example, the Convention on the Elimination of All...
Friday, July 9, 2010 - 11:34am
The United States remains one of only seven countries that have not ratified CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women).  CEDAW is an international...
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 4:47pm
By Margot Baruch* Before CEDAW there was no international legal mechanism in place that called on states to assess gender inequalities in their country. The Convention draws attention to 30...
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 4:33pm

Reports & Publications

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