Videos

HeForShe DC Launch

GWI helps launch the UN Women HeForShe campaign in Washington DC.

The US Launch of the Lancet Series: Part 4

The second panel during the US Launch of the Lancet Series on Violence against Women and Girls. December 3, 2014.

The US Launch of the Lancet Series: Part 3

The first panel during the US Launch of the Lancet Series on Violence against Women and Girls. December 3, 2014.

The US Launch of the Lancet Series: Part 2

Dr. Lori Heise presents the Call to Action to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Women and Girls at the US Launch of the Lancet Series on Violence against Women and Girls. December 3, 2014.

The US Launch of the Lancet Series: Part 1

GWI Director of Research, Dr. Manuel Contreras, gives opening remarks; Milken Institute School of Public Health Dean, Dr. Lynn Goldman, gives welcoming remarks at the US Launch of the Lancet Series on Violence against Women and Girls. December 3, 2014.

Launch of I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators

Watch the Launch of "I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators", with Ziauddin Yousafzai.

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!

News

Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls: ‘We Have a Long Way to Go’

March 18, 2015

Global Women’s Institute and ambassadors monitor progress toward gender equality, 20 years after the historic Beijing Platform for Action.

GWI featured in the New York Times

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.

D.C. Launch of ‘He for She’ Gender Equality Movement Kicks Off at GW

January 28, 2015

The campaign calls for men to stand up for women’s rights.

GWI announces second class for research fellowship

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.

GWI featured in GW Magazine

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.

Upcoming Events

Health Actions for Women

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

GWI, in collaboration with the Milken Institute School of Public Health, is excited to host the launch of the book Health Actions for Women: Practical Strategies to Mobilize for Change.

Chilean Women in the Global Value Chain

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

For the April installment of the GWI Faculty Research Luncheon Series, Dr.

SEVEN Special Performances

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 7:30pm to Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:30pm

“Think global; act local” – Guided by this philosophy, The Power of Seven offers two nights of performance – SEVEN on April 27th and DC Seven on April 28th – which challenge us all to become catalysts for change in our community and in the world.

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