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    NEWS

    WCW Research Scientist Will Implement PTSD Treatment in University Counseling Centers

    December 2023

    Katherine R. Buchholz, Ph.D., has been approved for a $2.5 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

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    NEWS

    Health advisory on social media use in adolescence

    May 2023

    Senior Research Scientist Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., co-authored a health advisory on social media use in adolescence released by the American Psychological Association.

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    PODCAST

    Journeys in Youth Development Podcast, Episode 4

    APRIL 2023

    NIOST director Georgia Hall, Ph.D., talks to Terrance Cauley, Senior Director in the Department of Youth, Family & Clinical Services at Better Family Life, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri. Terrance highlights the importance of offering historically marginalized Black youth opportunities for self-definition, and discusses how he does this through his work in out-of-school time programming.

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  • Homepage - Liberia conservation project
    NEWS

    WCW Collaborates on $5 Million Project to Promote Sustainability in Liberia

    February 2023

    WCW will lead the design of a social inclusion strategy to empower women and young people in the Liberian forestry sector.

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  • Homepage - having the talk with teens
    VIDEO

    Having 'The Talk' with Teens

    February 2023

    Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., shares findings from interviews with fathers about how they try to make conversations with their teens about sex and dating less awkward.

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Wellesley Centers for Women 

is a research and action institute at Wellesley College that is focused on women and gender and driven by social change.
Our mission is to advance gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing through high-quality research, theory, and action programs.

PROJECTS

Research & Action Report Fall/Winter 2007

Rangita de Silva-de Alwis made a presentation on new developments in women’s rights lawmaking and judicial decision making in Asia, within a human rights framework, to the Private Sector Team at Oxfam America, headquartered in Boston, MA, in May.

Rangita de Silva-de Alwis Presents to Oxfam America

Research & Action Report Fall/Winter 2007

Rangita de Silva-de Alwis made a presentation on new developments in women’s rights lawmaking and judicial decision making in Asia, within a human rights framework, to the Private Sector Team at Oxfam America, headquartered in Boston, MA, in May. She traveled to New Dehli, India in June for the pilot training program for cause lawyers on domestic violence as part of her work with the Asia Cause Lawyers Network, and then participated in the Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association meeting, "National Consultation: combating domestic violence: the way forward," held in July. In September, de Silva-de Alwis traveled to Mexico to meet with the head of the Gender Equality Commission and several women Congresspersons to discuss critical gender equality issues in Mexico and the Latin America region.

 
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