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June 2017

At What Cost? The Economic Impact of Child Marriage

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC, DC 20004 United States
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Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Child marriage is a global challenge that has been shown to contribute to a number of harmful consequences, including school dropout, early pregnancy, intimate partner violence and infant mortality. But what are the economic impacts of child marriage? Join the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the World Bank to discuss the findings from a groundbreaking research project to uncover the economic costs of child marriage.…

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August 2017

Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM

August 28 - August 30
Unnamed Venue, Bangkok, Thailand + Google Map

Girls and women face multiple challenges that compromise their education opportunities. One area of longstanding concern is the low rate of female participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and consequently STEM careers. The UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum will be organized over three days, serving as a platform for debate and hands-on learning. The forum seeks to present the latest findings from research and practice, facilitate policy dialogue, and make the case for strengthening girls’ education…

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September 2017

SVRI Forum 2017

September 18 - September 21
Unnamed Venue, Rio de Janeiro , Brazil + Google Map

In September 2017, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) will bring together over 450 researchers, gender activists, funders, policy makers, service providers, practitioners, and survivors from around the world who are working to understand, prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence. With the recent launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—the 17 goals which the 193 UN member states have committed to achieving over the next 15 years—SVRI Forum 2017 is a timely space to discuss and share strategies…

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October 2017

11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

October 27 - October 29
Pullman New Delhi Aerocity, New Delhi, India + Google Map

We are delighted to announce that the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health: Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now will be held in New Delhi, India from 27-29 October 2017, hosted by MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and with the support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. India has the world's largest population of adolescents and…

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