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UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health Researchers are Seeking Summer Campus Representatives for Virtual Film Project

August 22, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Wagman and Claire Amabile at UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health are seeking summer campus representatives from all 10 UCs to assist in a project that uses film as a violence prevention tool. The film includes, At the Heart of Gold, a documentary that features brave testimonials from various female gymnasts who survived the abuse of ex-medical doctor Larry Nassar.

UCGHI WHGE COE Global Seed Grant Program announces three new awardees from Colombia, Mexico, Kyrgyzstan

August 21, 2020
The UCGHI WHGE COE Global Seed Grant Program announces three new awardees from Colombia, Mexico and Kyrgyzstan working on violence prevention.

WHGE COE New Special Issue: Transformative approaches to gender justice in sexual and reproductive health

August 3, 2020
The University of California Global Health Institute’s Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment prepared  a special issue of Culture, Health & Sexuality journal on Transformative Approaches for Gender Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Health, led by Guest Editors Rebecca Fielding-Miller and Abigail Hatcher.

Chilean medical and midwifery students support the recent decriminalization of abortion

April 3, 2020
UCSF Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) surveyed  medical and midwifery students in Chile regarding their attitudes about abortion.

Celebrating women across the UC

March 8, 2020
In honor of International Women's Day (March 8) and Women's History Month, we celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions—both big and small—of women across the University of California who have helped propel us forward to a more equitable world.
 

How Did They Do It? The Inside Story of SB-24: Medication Abortion on UC & CSU Campuses

February 21, 2020
Dr.  Ushma Updahyay’s panel discussion at UCLA, "How Did They Do It? The Inside Story of SB-24: Medication Abortion on UC & CSU Campuses" with California State Senator, Connie M. Leyva, and Zoe Murray, student activist with the justCARE Campaign, recorded on February 20, 2020.

Request for Proposals

January 15, 2020
The UCGHI Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment Center of Expertise is seeking pro​posals from global university partners to conduct research to strengthen their campus’ prevention and response to sexual assault, harassment, stalking, dating violence and other forms of gender-based violence. Applications are due Tuesday 31 March 2020 (5:00PM Pacific Standard Time).

CDC reports STDs reach all-time high for 5th year in a row, and it's killing babies

October 9, 2019
Jennifer Wagman, UCLA Professor and UCGHI Co-Deputy Director of the Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise,  weighs in on congenital syphilis research in Central Valley, CA.

1,306 U.S. infants were born with syphilis in 2018, even though it’s easy to prevent

October 9, 2019
UCLA Professor and UCGHI Co-Deputy Director of the Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise, Jennifer Wagman, discusses congenital syphilis research in Central Valley, CA.

Letter from UC President Napolitano in support of the College Student Right to Access Act

September 3, 2019

UC President Napolitano came out in support of providing medication abortion at UC campus health centers “as soon as possible.” 

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