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

‘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.

Upcoming Events

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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