• Research Team Completes Study on Campus Sexual Assault as New Title IX Rules Released
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    Research Team Completes Study on Campus Sexual Assault as New Title IX Rules Released

    May 2020

    Our report on campus sexual assault was published days before new Title IX rules were issued by the Department of Education.

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  • WCW Response to COVID-19
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    WCW Response to COVID-19: Message from Our Executive Director

    March 2020

    During this unprecedented time, our work towards gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing has taken on new meaning.

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  • Women's Review of Books
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    Women’s Review of Books During COVID-19

    May/June 2020

    The new issue of Women's Review of Books highlights anti-Asian racism in the U.S., abortion access, and the AIDS epidemic -- fitting topics during these unprecidented times.

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  • How to support kids during coronavirus outbreak
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    Supporting Kids During a Time of COVID-19

    March 2019

    Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, M.A., CAGS, shares four ways to support children and ease their anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak.

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New Initiative Supports Mental Wellbeing in College Students

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A WCW research team conducts a pilot study to develop a depression prevention program for Wellesley College students.

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Social and Emotional Learning Supports Restorative Justice

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Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, M.A., CAGS, explains why she believes social and emotional learning is critical for effective implementation of restorative justice practices.

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Research Study Highlights Challenges to Child Sexual Abuse Prosecution

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A recent study from our Justice and Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative details challenges related to the prosecution of child sexual abuse cases.

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Economist Testifies Before Congress on the Benefits of Immigration

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Sari Pekkala Kerr, Ph.D., discussed her findings on the positive contributions that immigrant entrepreneurs make to the American economy.

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Schools Can Prevent Normalization of Sexual Harassment

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A journal article co-authored by WCW’s Nan Stein, Ed.D., examines how schools can change their culture to prevent sexual harassment from becoming normalized.

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Q&A: Preventing Depression with Online Tools

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Katherine Buchholz, Ph.D., discusses her background and projects she is involved with as a new postdoctoral research scientist at WCW.

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Fathers Have a Role to Play in Their Teens' Sexual Health

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A journal article co-authored by Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., explores how fathers can positively contribute to their teenage child’s sexual health.

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Editing the Code of Violence in Northern Nigeria through STEAM Education

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Hauwa Ibrahim, J.D., S.J.D., M.L., and LaShawnda Lindsay, Ph.D., explain how they worked to steer youth away from extremism through science, technology, engineering, arts, and math education.

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NIOST to Study Impact of STEM Program for Rural Girls

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The National Institute on Out-of-School Time partnered with a STEM education program to study which practices work better for girls in rural areas.

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Social Biases Impede Justice for Sexual Assault Victims

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 Gavel and handcuffsAssumptions about a potential jury’s social biases are tied to sexual assault cases dropping out of the criminal justice system.

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