Videos

Ted Talk: Ending violence against women with numbers and stories

Mary Ellsberg delivers a TED Talk on researching violence against women at TEDxFoggyBottom 2015: Be Rebellious.

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

Malala Still Has Much to Teach the World

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.

Malala Day 2015

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.

GWI Expands ‘I Am Malala’ Resource Guide to High Schools

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.

Mary Ellsberg delivers a TED Talk on researching violence against women at TEDxFoggyBottom 2015: Be Rebellious.

May 04, 2015

After experiencing the problems first hand in Nicaragua, Mary Ellsberg has devoted her life to advocating for women's rights and social justice worldwide.

‘Seven’ Recounts Women’s Stories of Horror and Heroism

April 29, 2015

D.C. personalities perform the internationally acclaimed play at GW.

'Seven' Featured in the Washington Post

April 28, 2015

The GWI co-hosted productions were featured in the weekly theater wrap-up.

‘Seven’ to Bring Stories of Real-Life Heroines to Betts Theatre

April 22, 2015

Performers will chronicle the lives of local and international activists.

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.*

GWI Director Interviewed on Voice of America

March 27, 2015

VOA hosts Carol Castiel and Satarupa Barua interview Mary Ellsberg on the global epidemic of violence against women and girls.

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.

How to cure the pandemic that women face

January 02, 2015

Mary Ellsberg contributes an op-ed to The Washington Post.

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. 

Global Women’s Institute Launches ‘I Am Malala’ Resource Guide for Educators

November 14, 2014

Malala’s father visits GW, stresses the power of education at celebratory event.

Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict Areas

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.

Winners of the GBV 5-Minute Science Fair Announced

July 17, 2014

The Global Women’s Institute (GWI), in partnership with the South African based Sexual Violen

Global Women’s Institute Announces Five Recipients of Inaugural Research Fellowship

May 29, 2014

The Global Women’s Institute is proud to announce the inaugural class of research fellowship recipients.

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