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Study shows urgent need for long-term follow up of Zika-exposed infants

August 15, 2019
The study was carried out by researchers at the UCLA School of Medicine on more than 200 infants in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Women may be more vulnerable to climate change but data absent

July 31, 2019
UC San Diego Center on Gender Equity and Health researchers discuss gendered gaps in climate change research. 

SPARQ creates measures, interventions to improve person-centered reproductive health care

July 31, 2019
UCSF project shows how making care person-centered could provide a path to improve women’s and children’s health.

Latina mothers experienced jump in preterm births after 2016 election

July 31, 2019
A new UC Berkeley study suggests the 2016 presidential election may have adversely affected the health of Latinx mothers and their babies.

UC Speaks Up for research and prevention of campus-based sexual violence

July 18, 2019
Learn how a multi-campus effort is creating a concrete picture of how students, faculty and staff perceive interpersonal violence and the resources available in their communities.

Alumna’s film about Syrian refugees wins Audience Award for Best Feature at SF DocFest

July 15, 2019
We Are Not Princesses, the first feature film by UC Santa Cruz alumna Bridgette Auger (SocDoc ’11) was honored at the 2019 San Francisco Documentary Film Festival.

A third of children up to age 3 exposed to Zika in-utero have neurological problems

July 8, 2019
New UCLA-led research suggests that 32% of children up to the age of 3 years who were exposed to the Zika virus during the mother’s pregnancy had below-average neurological development.

Meet Rachel L. Kaplan, trailblazing UCSF researcher fighting transphobia

July 1, 2019
Kaplan is undertaking the first ever study on HIV treatment and prevention among transgender women in Lebanon.

UCSC celebrates graduation of first Feminist Studies PhDs

June 17, 2019
From Romania to Armenia and back to Silicon Valley, these PhDs are taking a global perspective. 

Berkeley Talks: Feminist legal scholar Catharine MacKinnon on the butterfly politics of #MeToo

June 17, 2019
"Butterfly politics means that the right, small intervention in the structure of an unstable political system can ultimately produce systemic change."

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