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

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". 

Brief on "Ending Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minority Women- A Critical Development Challenge" Published

October 01, 2015

Lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) women are at high risk for multiple forms of violence and discri

GWI Takes Leadership of Communications X-CHANGE

September 13, 2015

The Global Women’s Institute is proud to announce it will lead the Communications X-CHANGE, an innovative online library of materials contributed by organizations and individuals around the world w

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.*

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