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September 13, 2015
The Global Women’s Institute is proud to announce it will lead the Communications X-CHANGE, an innovative online library of materials contributed by organizations and individuals around the world w
July 13, 2015
GWI Director Mary Ellsberg comments on girls' access to education across the world and the importance of Malala and other advocates' fight for girls' rights and universal education.
July 12, 2015
In celebration of Malala Day, the Global Women’s Institute is hosting a virtual campaign throughout the month of July. On this very important day and every day, we must work together to strengthen the call for universal education.
May 26, 2015
GW Today highlights the Global Women's Institute's partnership with the Malala Fund and Little, Brown and Company, on the expansion of, “I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators,” to include a s
The George Washington University Expands Malala Yousafzai Resource Guide to Include High School Students
May 20, 2015
The George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute (GWI), in partnership with the Malala Fund and Little, Brown and Company, expanded its free, online resource guide, “I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators,” which was originally intended for college-level students, to include a supplement for high school students and teachers.
April 29, 2015
D.C. personalities perform the internationally acclaimed play at GW.
April 28, 2015
The GWI co-hosted productions were featured in the weekly theater wrap-up.
Futures Without Violence and the Global Women's Institute Announce Open Square Summit Essay Competition
April 07, 2015
Upcoming essay competition will allow students to attend the high-level summit.
*DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, APRIL 21st AT 5:00PM.*
March 27, 2015
VOA hosts Carol Castiel and Satarupa Barua interview Mary Ellsberg on the global epidemic of violence against women and girls.
March 18, 2015
Global Women’s Institute and ambassadors monitor progress toward gender equality, 20 years after the historic Beijing Platform for Action.
March 09, 2015
Director Mary Ellsberg is quoted in the New York Times during the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
January 28, 2015
The campaign calls for men to stand up for women’s rights.
January 22, 2015
The Global Women’s Institute is proud to announce its second cohort of research fellowship participants. The GWI research fellowships are awarded to GW faculty from various disciplines who are conducting research in the area of gender and women’s issues.
January 08, 2015
On the sidelines of the civil strife that has long embroiled the people of South Sudan, women and girls are in the crosshairs.
January 02, 2015
Mary Ellsberg contributes an op-ed to The Washington Post.
December 10, 2014
The Global Women's Institute (GWI) was proud to make InTheCapital's list of "5 Reasons Why GW Had a Stellar 2014" for our work on "I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators".
December 05, 2014
The Global Women’s Institute hosts experts in a call to action for prevention.
December 04, 2014
The New York Times covers a resource guide to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls co-created by the Global Women's Institute and key partners.
November 23, 2014
GW researchers will discuss their findings during a Dec. 3 event, a part of the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” international campaign.
November 21, 2014
Director Mary Ellsberg was recently featured on CBC news discussing violence against women and girls.
November 14, 2014
Malala’s father visits GW, stresses the power of education at celebratory event.
August 26, 2014
The Global Women’s Institute has begun a five-year research project to understand and respond to gender-based violence in South Sudan, other crisis-affected countries.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
The Peace Corps, the Global Women's Institute, USAID, and the Department of State invite you to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child!
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop by the Global Women's Institute, hear about what we do and current projects. We'd love to meet you and see if there are ways we can work together!
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The GW Students against Sexual Assault (SASA) and the Global Women's Institute are proud to screen The Hunting Ground film, which focuses on sexual assault on college campuses in the Uni
Building Bridges Between Women and Girls Internationally and in the US: Preventing and Responding to Violence in the DRC and Beyond
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The event, co-sponsored by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Global Women's Institute, will feature presentations from the Congolese women leaders as well as findings and recommendat
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
The Global Women's Institute and the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health will be co-sponsoring a screening of The Dark Side of the Full Moon,
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 5:30pm
Hundreds of millions of women and girls around the world are abused, mutilated, murdered. They are silenced, marginalized, bought, and sold. Often, these atrocities are committed in the name of c