Guiding light

January 2, 2018
Unite to Light, the nonprofit founded by UCSB’s John Bowers, is providing thousands of solar lights to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Women’s resistance to sexual assault in the time of #MeToo

December 21, 2017
Scholars from UC San Diego harness the power of #MeToo to empower female university students in Swaziland.

Funding opportunity available for campus-based violence prevention research

November 30, 2017
Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise seeks proposals for global seed grants.

Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise publishes special issue in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

November 15, 2017
The relationship between women’s empowerment and pregnancy and childbirth is the topic of a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth published November 8, 2017.

Preventing gender-based workplace discrimination and sexual harassment

November 8, 2017
Research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA found that more than a third of countries do not have laws against sexual harassment in the workplace. 

Persist 2017 conference aims to inspire women to get politically active

October 25, 2017
UC Riverside's upcoming conference supports the political and social empowerment of women.

Abortion restrictions like those in Ohio disproportionately impact low-income women and their health

October 18, 2017
Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE associate director Ushma Upadhyay discusses abortion policy in Ohio.

Tiny hats for tiny babies

September 27, 2017
Help UCSF’s East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative knit hats to keep preterm babies warm.

Improving infant health: What’s the role for social policy?

September 27, 2017
UCLA public health dean Jody Heymann and Aleta Sprague of WORLD Policy Center discuss how policy change can improve the health of babies around the world.

“Bump Day” reflections: doing more to invest in women and girls’ health

September 14, 2017
UCGHI women's health COE co-director, Ndola Prata, MD and UCLA medical student, Sarah Lawrence, discuss the achievements and on-going challenges of global maternal health efforts.