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    Why Didn’t You Just Leave? and Other Unanswerable Questions for My Mother

    May 2022

    On our blog, Visiting Scholar Kate Price reflects on the revelation that her mother knew she was being commercially sexually exploited as a child.

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    Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse: Challenges in Achieving Justice

    April 25, 2022

    The newly published white paper offers policy and practice recommendations to achieve justice for victims, families, and communities.

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    Women, Gender, Afghanistan

    March 2022

    Experts on human rights and gender politics in Afghanistan address women's status in the country over the last 20 years and the outlook for women's rights going forward.

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    Ukraine and the Importance of International Collaboration When it Comes to Research and Action

    March 2022

    Our hearts are with those in Ukraine and in other conflict zones around the world. Our focus remains on working toward the vision we all share: a world of justice, peace, and wellbeing.

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    On(line) Identity: Social Media is Essential for LGBTQ Youth

    March 2022

    With a little guidance from their families and teachers, LGBTQ+ youth can maintain close-knit online communities that help them develop their identities and improve their mental health.

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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.

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The Wellesley Centers for Women is one of the largest gender-focused research-and-action organizations in the world. Scholars at the Centers conduct social science research and evaluation, develop theory, and implement training programs on issues important to women, children, and families.


Our work addresses three major areas:

  • The social and economic status of women and girls and the advancement of their human rights both in the United States and around the globe;
  • The education, care, and development of children and youth; and
  • The emotional wellbeing of families and individuals.

Learn about the various topics we examine and our many projects.

Read more about us and our accomplishments from our first 35 years.

 
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