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  • April 27, 2017 (12:00PM): Radhika Balakrishnan will be speaking at 'Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice' at AFL-CIO, Presidents Room, 815 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20006.
  • April 24, 2017 (6:30-8:30PM): Charlotte Bunch will be speaking at the Abraham & Rachel Slatkin-Belsky Distinguished Lecture Series presenting the Dean's Social Justice Award honoring Myrna Cunningham at the CUNY School of Law.
  • April 4, 2017 (4:00PM-5:30PM): Our Feminist Advocacy for Women's Rights through the United Nations course will be hosting a community dialogue on "Feminist Organizing for Justice" on Tuesday, 4 April 2017, at RDJC Conference room (1st floor), 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
  • April 4, 2017: Founding Director, Charlotte Bunch will be delivering Riley Lecture hosted by Alfred University's Women's and Gender Studies program at Alfred University in the Nevins Theater.
    March 22, 2017 (6PM): Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan will be moderating a panel event, Moving Forward: Defending Civil Liberties & Human Rights with Margaret Huang (Executive Director of Amnesty USA), Anthony Romero (Executive Director of ACLU) and Vince Warren (Executive Director of Center for Constitutional Rights). Sponsored by CWGL & the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Located in Rutgers Academic Building Room 2225, 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • March 17, 2017 (8:30AM): Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan will be a panelist for Advancing Women's Economic Rights through Human Rights, UN Church Center, 10th floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY. Sponsored by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS–NYC), co-sponsored by Global Policy Forum (GPF), Public Services International (PSI) Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), and Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL).
  • March 17, 2017: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign strategy meeting. Closed session.
  • March 16, 2017 (3:30PM): SPEAK OUT! at the Armenian Church Center at 630 2nd Avenue, New York, NY. Sponsored by CWGL, FAR and MADRE. 
  • March 16, 2017 (12:30PM - 2PM): Founding Director and Senior Scholar Charlotte Bunch will be a keynote speaker for Transformative Politics and Women's Leadership, Hardin Room of the UN Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY. Sponsored by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Republic of Korea.
  • March 16, 2017 (12:30PM): Recognizing the Link between the Current Economic Landscape and Gender-Based Violence in Women's World of Work, UN Church Center, Boss Room, 8th floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY. Sponsored by CWGL.
  • March 16, 2017 (9AM - 10:45AM): Radhika Balakrishnan will be speaking at Rising Extremism, Macro-Economic Policies, and the Relevance of Gendered Analysis, Uganda House, 336 East 45th Street, NYC. Sponsored by UNDP, IPU, Permanent Mission of Denmark and ICAN.
  • March 15, 2017 (8PM-12AM): CWGL's Dance Party Celebrating International Women's Day, Katra, 217 Bowery Street (downstairs), New York, NY.
  • March 15, 2017 (6:30PM-7:45PM): Founding Director and Senior Scholar Charlotte Bunch will be a panelist at The Secretary-General's First 100 Days: Toward a More Feminist United Nations event in Conference Room 8 of the United Nations. Sponsored by the Government of Costa Rica and the International Center for Research on Women.
  • March 15, 2017 (10:30AM): Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj will be speaking the parallel event Intersectionality of Gender, Disability and Indigenous Identity: Experiences in Cross-Movement Collaboration to Empower Indigenous Women with Disabilities at the Armenian Cultural Center 630 2nd Ave, New York, New York. Sponsored by International Disability Alliance and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund.
  • March 13, 2017 - March 24, 2017: 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Find our list of events at CSW61 here.
  • March 12, 2017 (10:40AM - 12PM): Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan will be speaking at the Consultation Day's panel, Women's Rights and Gender Equity in the Changing World of Work, at The Kaye Auditorium, E. 68th St between Lexington and Park Avenues.
  • March 11, 2017 (3PM-5PM): Feminist Alliance for Right's open house event at the Westin Grand Central 212 E42nd Street. RSVP by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • March 8, 2017 (2PM-6PM): Our Executive Director, Krishanti Dharmaraj and Senior Scholar, Charlotte Bunch will be speaking at GAIA's International Women's Day event Women Organizing for Peace: Theories and Praxis in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 162 Ryders Lane, Rutgers University.
  • March 2, 2017: Our Faculty Director, Radhika Balakrishnan will be discussing her new book Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice at the Institute of Development Studies.
  • February 28, 2017: Our Faculty Director, Radhika Balakrishnan will be presenting and discussing her new book Rethinking Economic Policy of Social Justice at the London School of Economics. Sponsored by the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy.
  • February 16, 2017: Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan was a presenter during the livestream NYC Commission on Gender Equity: What Are Its Economic Opportunity, Health and Safety Priorities?
  • January 19, 2017: CWGL is co-sponsored Whose America? Democracy in a Time of Division at the College Ave Student Center, Rutgers University.
  • December 10, 2016 - January 10, 2017: Campaign to prioritize three demands, which we will together call on President-elect Trump to respond to in his first 100 days.
  • December 12, 2016: Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj provided remarks at the launch of the Youth Friendly Version of the UN Convention of the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at the UN Women HQ in New York, New York. 
  • December 9, 2016: Executive Director, Krishanti Dharmaraj will be giving the opening remarks for Cities for CEDAW Virtual Conference. 
  • November 25-December 10, 2016: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.
  • November 25-December 10, 2016:   Rutgers University 16 Days Campaign Calendar of Events.
  • November 30, 2016: 25th Anniversary Celebration of the 16 Days Campaign New York, NY. 
  • November 4, 2016: Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan's book, pdf Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice, launch event hosted by United Nations Feminist Network at UN Women, New York, NY.
  • October 24 - October 25, 2016: Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj to speak at the International Conference on Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global issues in Europe in Brussels, Belgium. 
  • October 14, 2016: Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice - The Radical Potential of Human Rights, an event for Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan's book at Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University. 
  • September 22, 2016: Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj spoke at the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment at the United Nations. 
  • September 16-17, 2016: CWGL and International Civil Society Action Network will be hosting a brainstorming meeting on the intersection of security, economics and rights in New Brunswick, NJ.
  • September 10, 2016: Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj to present on Bridging the Gap: Applying Human rights Principles to Economic and Social Policymaking in Bahia, Brazil.
  • September 10, 2016: Founding Director and Senior Scholar Charlotte Bunch to facilitate State of our Feminist Movements in Bahia, Brazil. 
  • September 9, 2016: 16 Days Strategic Discussion - CWGL Caucus in Bahia, Brazil. 
  • September 9, 2016: Founding Director and Senior Scholar Charlotte Bunch will be a panelist on Unraveling Women's Leadership: Some Reflections for the Future in Bahia, Brazil. 
  • September 8, 2016: ASR Resource Center, CEPIA, CWGL, Global Fund for Women and ISIS:WICCE to co-sponsor Global Feminist Journey(s): Reflections on Cross Cultural Movement Strategies and Current Challenges in Bahia, Brazil.
  • September 8, 2016: CWGL to host Feminist Perspectives on Global Inequality: Making the Struggle for the Realization of Human Rights Count for All in Bahia, Brazil. 
  • September 8-11, 2016: 13th AWID International Forum at Costa do Sauipe Resort, Bahia, Brazil. List of all CWGL events.
  • July 21-24, 2016: Asian Pacific American Advocates 2016 National Convention, featuring Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj, Westin Hotel, Jersey City, NJ. 
  • June 16-20, 2016: Fighting Injustice Through Human Rights Education Conference, Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan will be facilitating Freedom from Want: Understanding Economic, Social & Cultural Rights and the Struggle for Justice session. Hosted by the US Human Rights Network.
  • May 25, 2016: Transforming Women’s Work: Policies for an Inclusive Economic Agenda, Washington, DC. Hosted by OECD Washington Center.
  • January 28-May 2, 2016: Institute for Women's Leadership Consortium Spring Calendar
  • April 25, 2016 (5-7pm): Feminist Advocacy Global and Local Engagement Teach-in, Contact Tables 1-4, Douglass Student Center. Sponsored by CWGL, Douglass Global Village, Douglas Residential College, Women's and Gender Studies.
  • March 30, 2016 (4-5:30pm): Community Engagement for Women's Human Rights, Mabel Smith Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive, Douglass Campus. Sponsored by CWGL, Margery Somers Foster Center, Rutgers University Libraries, Douglass Global Village, Women's and Gender Studies.
  • March 14-24, 2016: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 60th Session  
  • March 18, 2016 (6-8:30pm): Center for Women's Global Leadership's 25th Anniversary Celebration, Vermilion, 480 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017.
  • March 18, 2016 (8:30-12am): CWGL's Dance Party Celebrating International Women's Day, Vermilion, 480 Lexington Ave, New York, NY. 21 to enter, free admission, and cash bar.
  • March 8, 2016 (6:30pm): Conversations about Feminist Global Advocacy led by Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan, 175 East 104 Street, New York, NY 10029.
  • March 3, 2016 (5-8pm):The Dance of Feminism with Human Rights: A Reflection on 25 years of Advances, Backlash, and Challenges, a lecture by Founding Director and Senior Scholar Charlotte Bunch, Driscoll Auditorium, Room 1019, University of Toledo.
  • March 2, 2016 (10-11:30am): Inaugural Talk: Women's HERstory Month led by Executive Director Krishanti Dharmaraj, Student Center, Ballroom C, Montclair University. Sponsored by Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies.
  • February 24-25, 2016: Women's Media Training: A Narrative for Women and Work in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, Rutgers university Inn, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
  • February 3, 2016 (8pm): From Kabul to Kiev: Women's Leadership around the World, College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
  • January 28, 2016 (4:30pm): Institute for Research on Women Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Radical Potential of Human Rights" featuring Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • January 27, 2016:  "Impoverishment, Inequality and Human Rights" panel at the ESCR Consultation for the US and Canada featuring ESR Program Coordinator Rachael Wyant, IACHR headquarters, 1889 F St. NW, Washington DC. Meeting synopsis, pdf IACHR submission

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