News Archive

Browse past news stories from the Global Women's Institute.



Former Imprisoned Journalist Talks Reporting Under Threat

March 23, 2017

Yeganeh Rezaian talks to students in the Women’s Leadership Program about challenges of female reporters in Muslim countries.

Global Women’s Institute Celebrates Five Years

December 08, 2016

GWI has focused its projects on violence against women in areas of global conflict and how violence is impacted through immigration.

GWToday: GWI co-sponsors Gender 360 Summit

June 20, 2016

Gender 360 Summit convenes activists to fight gender-based violence amon

GWI Hosts Women and Foreign Policy: The Supply and Demand of Women and Energy

May 24, 2016

Sustainable economic growth relies on stable and sufficient energy sources, as well as women's economic participation. But how are these issues connected?

Affiliated Faculty Member, Kelly Pemberton, featured in WalletHub's "2016's Best and Worst States for Women"

March 08, 2016

Professor Kelly Pemberton, Associate Professor of Religion and Womens' Studies in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at GWU was featured in a recent WalletHub article discussing the facto

Save the Date: Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls to Achieve Sustainable Development

February 23, 2016

Save the Date for GWI's session at the 2016 The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)!

GWI Presents Award-Winning Documentary Difret

February 09, 2016

The Global Women's Institute, GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health and Elliot School of International Affairs proudly present the award-winning drama Difret

GWI to Host Winners of Elsevier Foundation’s Early Career Women Scientists Award

February 05, 2016

The Global Women's Institute is thrilled to announce that we will be co-host a panel featuring the five recipients of Elsevier Foundation’s Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World awa

Five Things to Know About GWI

January 01, 2016

As we celebrate the new year, 

‘It’s Easy to Think There’s a Difference in the Way We Bleed’

November 18, 2015

Censored Women’s Film Festival brings guests including ‘Honor Diaries’ producer to GW.

Affiliated Faculty Member, Amita Vyas, Highlighted in "India Abroad"

November 06, 2015

Affiliated Faculty Member, Amita Vyas, Highlighted in "India Abroad" article.

GWI Launches 2nd Round of the GBV Five Minute Science Fair!

October 29, 2015

Are you a researcher working on gender-based violence (GBV)?

Actor Freida Pinto Celebrates International Day of the Girl at GW

October 11, 2015

The star discusses the power of education after a screening of the film "Girl Rising". 

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