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Campaign launches to increase abortion care at California universities

January 25, 2018
Ushma Upadhyay, deputy director of the UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE is working to increase adequate abortion care at California campus health centers.

Women leaders in global health: perspectives from emerging leaders

January 11, 2018
Last fall, over 400 women leaders in global health gathered at Stanford University, among them was UCGHI's Jennifer Wagman from UC San Diego.

Human rights lawyers rule in favor of women’s health

January 2, 2018
University of California law and global health alumni address the role of human rights law in maternal health and women's empowerment.

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.

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