Derek M. Griffith, founder and director of the Center for Men’s Health Equity, co-authored this article published in The Lancet that urges global health organizations and funders to develop policies that use gender as a conceptual framework for health that applies to everyone.
Georgetown hosts a broad range of programs that engage issues of gender in a global context.
Select Academic Programs
This fellowship program trains women's human rights lawyers from Africa who are committed to returning to their home countries in order to advance the status of women and girls. This fellowship program is sponsored by the Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program at the Law Center.
The Women's and Gender Studies Program in the College of Arts & Sciences offers a major for undergraduate students in the College.
Select Centers, Institutes,
and Research Programs
Established in 2011, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is an institute for research, scholarship, and outreach at the School of Foreign Service that seeks to deepen and extend the university's engagement with the critical issues of our time involving women worldwide.
The Gender Justice Initiative is a cross-campus initiative that seeks to make Georgetown a dynamic hub of knowledge production, community engagement, and policy development on intersectional issues of gender, racial, and economic justice.