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The Center for Women’s & Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin fosters academic research, teaching, advocacy, and community partnerships in support of ending gender discrimination. With 75 Core Faculty and many more Associate Faculty from the university’s 16 colleges and schools, CWGS offers an undergraduate degree, an interdisciplinary master’s degree program, two dual degree master’s programs with the School of Information and the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin, a Graduate Portfolio program; and courses related to every discipline.


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UT Researchers to Chart Scope of Human Trafficking in Modern-day Texas

Noël Busch-Armendariz, co-creator CWGS Signature Course “Women for Sale?,” says state-funded project with fill critical gap in research needed by policymakers and practitioners.

Lenzi Sheible BA ’14, Founder of Fund Texas Women, Featured in The New York Times

Read about Lenzi Sheible, a 2014 WGS graduate and current UT Law student, and Fund Texas Women, the non-profit organization she founded to help low-income women pay the unexpected costs of traveling for abortions in Texas — or to states beyond.

World AIDS Day Commentary: Fight AIDS by Legalizing Prostitution

Social Work professors discuss positive implications of decriminalizing sex work in the prevention of HIV/AIDS

UT Study: Job Authority Increases Women's Depression Symptoms

Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin sociologist Tetyana Pudrovska.

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