• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1976

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) Anchored in the principle of human dignity, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) advances gender equity, social inclusion and shared prosperity. For 45 years, the ICRW has been the world’s leading nonprofit building evidence for how to improve the lives of women and girls. Our work uncovers the intersections of vulnerability and inequity that diminish opportunity for the most vulnerable and documents proven solutions that create and sustain equity. Our research, advocacy and programs focus on the intersections of education and positive youth development, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and sustainable livelihoods and equitable workplaces. Gender-based violence is considered as a factor in everything we do, and we are currently keeping COVID19 impact and recovery in the frame of all our work. We are committed to understanding how gender plays out in each of these areas, and how these interact with each other and with key aspects of a person’s identity, to shape discrimination, privilege and access to key social services and opportunities. We know that addressing multiple areas of experience and multiple domains of intervention, will deliver greater impact toward equity. ICRW has three regional hubs: U.S. (Washington, DC), Asia (New Delhi) and Africa (Nairobi and Kampala). ICRW is registered as a ANBI in the Netherlands and a Charitable Incorporated Organization in the UK. Our partners and clients include community-based and nongovernmental organizations; bilateral and multilateral agencies; foundations, philanthropists and corporations; governments; and academic and financial institutions. What They Do: ICRW meets the world’s problems with proof. We conduct pioneering research that has illuminated our understanding of why child marriage still happens, and how to prevent it. We have contributed to a deeper understanding of how men and women make decisions around sex and family planning. And we have worked to improve conditions for women throughout a major corporate supply chain, from garment factory to retail floor. Driven by our vision of equity for all, our researchers dig into the ways gender shapes societies and the ways people’s lives are diminished by power imbalances. When we find the proof, we take it out into the light and transform it into answers. Answers that power our advocacy. Answers that inform our consulting. Answers that animate our program design. Areas of Work: Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Sustainable Livelihoods & Equitable Workplaces Education and Positive Youth Development Gender-Based Violence Feminist Foreign Policy Institutional Expertise: 1. Empirical research 2. Monitoring, learning and evaluation 3. Capacity Building 4. Gender Diagnostics and Integration 5. Knowledge management 6. Strategic advisory services 7. Program design and implementation 8. Advocacy for evidence-based, gender-transformative policies, programs and practices
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

71Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Gender Advisor, Agribusiness and Economic Development
    United States
  • Deputy Director
    United States

Staff at International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) have experience in

Sectors

  • research & development
  • human rights
  • gender
  • development
  • reproductive health

Funders

  • world bank group
  • acumen

Countries

  • united states
  • uganda
  • china
  • worldwide
  • sri lanka

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Civil Rights
Research & Development
Procurement Process
Monitoring / Evaluation
Financial Services
Banking & Finance Budgeting
Data Management
Reproductive Health
Project Support
Economic Policy

Contract Awards

Company Offices

  • India
  • New Delhi
  • ICRW Asia Regional Office C – 139, Defence Colony
  • 110024
  • India
  • Mumbai
  • ICRW Mumbai Project Office 101-102, Ist Floor, C – Wing, Mangalmurti Complex Chikuwadi, Mankhurd
  • 400043
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • ICRW East Africa Regional Office ABC Place Waiyaki Way, Westlands P.O. Box 20792, 00100 GPO
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington
  • 1120 20th St NW, Suite 500 North
  • District of Columbia 20036