Launch of Lancet Special Edition

As a part of the 16 Days of activism Against Gender Violence, the Global Women’s Institute, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the World Health Organization, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, is hosting the U.S. launch of The Lancet Series on Violence Against Women and Girls.

Violence against Women as a Cross Border Issue

Watch the footage from our March 7th panel on Violence against Women as a Cross Border Issue. This was the keynote panel to the 2013 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign. 

The Role of Social Media and Media in Preventing Violence against Women

Watch the footage from our December 3rd panel on the Role of Social Media and Media in Preventing Violence against Women! Use the customized links below the video to jump to different speakers.

Women's Rights in East Africa Panel

If you missed our panel on Women's Rights in East Africa at the GW Law School, you can see the full length video here!


The Global Women's Institute Makes List of 5 Reasons GW had a Stellar 2014

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".

More Research, Funding Needed to End Violence Against Women

December 05, 2014

The Global Women’s Institute hosts experts in a call to action for prevention.

Who Can Help Reduce the High Cost of Violence Against Women?

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.

Global Women’s Institute Finds Gaps in Violence Prevention Research

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.

Director Mary Ellsberg Featured on CBC Discussing Violence Against Women and Girls

November 21, 2014

Director Mary Ellsberg was recently featured on CBC news discussing violence against women and girls. 

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