Grantee Profile

International Center for Research on Women

Grants to International Center for Research on Women

  • $550,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in collaboration with the Magic Bus Foundation will adapt and test an in-school model designed to prepare girls for employment after completing secondary school. The model, which includes an in-school curriculum and engagement with industry and prospective employers, will be tested in 10 government girls' secondary schools in Delhi. The effectiveness of the model will be evaluated using a randomized controlled trial.

  • $385,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a US-based non-profit organization whose mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world. The goal of this grant is to enhance the participation and continuation of vulnerable adolescent girls in secondary schools in post-conflict Northern Uganda. ICRW will work closely with Forum for African Women Educationalists, Uganda to conduct research that aims to: 1) Provide a deeper understanding of the relationship between pregnancy and school dropout among girls in two districts in the West Nile Province of Northern Uganda 2) Identify the gendered social norms and expectations related to reproduction and family formation that influence girls' secondary school enrollment, retention and completion in the West Nile Province.

  • $380,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To scale-up a project to implement a gender and sexual and reproductive health program in schools in Mumbai, India (over three years).

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To conduct a comparative analysis and disseminate the multi-country study on men and reproductive health.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To implement, evaluate and disseminate results from pilot tests in India on a youth sexual and reproductive health initiative (over three years).

  • $330,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of strengthening the evidence base on the linkages between youth and demographic change (over thirty months).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For a project to strengthen adolescent reproductive health programs in India (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded International Center for Research on Women $2,325,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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