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Thompson says America must "unchoose" policies that have led to mass incarceration

Axinn says new data on campus rape will "allow students to see for themselves the full extent of this problem"

Frey says white population is growing in Detroit and other large cities


Susan Murphy to speak at U-M kickoff for data science initiative, Oct 6, Rackham

Andrew Goodman-Bacon, former trainee, wins 2015 Nevins Prize for best dissertation in economic history

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12 at noon, 6050 ISR
Joe Grengs: Policy & planning for transportation equity

ICPD Report shows international progress and acute challenges for women's rights and well-being

PSC Announcement


The "ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report" is the culmination of a landmark UN review of the current state and emerging issues regarding international objectives to accelerate development on individual human rights and dignity, including the equal rights of women and girls and universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights in 170+ nations. Rachel Snow serves on the UNFPA scientific advisory board that put together the findings, she helped conduct the final evidence review, is lead author of the report, and presented results to UN member states Feb 12, 2014.

See report

Background information

Snow's presentation of ICPD Report findings


More Media Coverage:

Huffington Post. Progress Is 'Unequal And Fragmented' For Women: UN Report. 2/13/2014.

New York Times. U.N. Report Says Progress for Women Is Unequal. 2/12/2013.

Time. Report: Wealthy Women See Progress, Poor Left Behind. 2/13/2014.

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