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.

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.” 

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.