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- Overall, we rate The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) Left-Center Biased based on advocacy for liberal social policy. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1976, The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a non-profit organization that promotes gender equitable development within the field of international development. According to their about page, their mission is “Anchored in the principle of human dignity, ICRW advances gender equity, inclusion, and shared prosperity. To this end, ICRW works with non-profit, government, and private sector partners to conduct research, develop and guide strategy and build capacity to promote evidence-based policies, programs, and practices.”
Funded by / Ownership
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, with a regional office in New Delhi, India. ICRW has project offices in Mumbai and Hyderabad, India and is establishing a formal presence in East Africa. Foundations, public charities, and individuals provide funding.
Analysis / Bias
In review, ICRW promotes gender equity, inclusion, and the alleviation of poverty worldwide. The website provides information to learn more about individual issue areas; explore research programs by issue area, progress status, and keyword; or browse or search a curated collection of resources and publications. The ICRW website does not really publish news, but rather research and analysis such as this IN BRIEF: HOW HAVE FERTILITY DECLINES BENEFITTED WOMEN’S LIVES IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES? The writing is scholarly and presents a minimal bias in wording, and the information is properly sourced. ICRW earns a Left-Center bias rating based on its advocacy for liberal social policy.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) Left-Center Biased based on advocacy for liberal social policy. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/16/2016) Updated (01/20/2023)
Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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