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Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Success Outcome Evaluation Addendum  

Primary goals of the Teen + included improved health, educational, and parenting outcomes for Teen+ participants.

As of July, 2014, a total of 956 teens under the age of 19 had enrolled in Teen+. As a pilot program, Teen+ accomplished the goal of supporting pregnant and parenting teens in Shelby County and provides a blueprint for future programming.

Read the addendum here. 

CROW ASF Year 2 Evaluation Tracking Report

A Step Ahead Foundation 2012-2013 Year 2 Evaluation Tracking Report 

 Over the course of the first 2+ years (August 2011 - December 2013) of A Step Ahead Foundation’s development and implementation, they have provided free, long acting, reversible contraception to 1691 women as the payer of last resort.).

Although it is impossible to say exactly how many unwanted pregnancies have been prevented as a result of ASAF’s program, it is clear that they have been instrumental in allowing women in Shelby County to plan their families, and plan their futures. 

Read CROW's 2 year evaluation here. 

WHM 2014

Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Evaluation Published 

Adolescent pregnancy significantly impacts the educational attainment, economic security, and well-being of teen parents and their children.

With funding from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, the Shelby County Office of Early Childhood and Youth launched Teen+ in an effort to address these issues.  Teen+ supports pregnant and parenting teens while seeking to improve parenting, educational, and health outcomes.

Read CROW's evaluation of Teen+ here.

2012-2013 Annual Report CROW Releases 2012-2013 Annual Report

This year was an incredible year of action and accomplishment for the Center of Research on women! We have continued our tradition of disseminating sound research that facilitates sound policy for over 30 years!

Read this year's annual report here!

Health Report Card Research & Reports

CROW engages in scholarly research, which examines issues of social inequality as it relates to gender, race, class, and sexual orientation.

To learn about the research CROW has conducted and to read our publications visit our research page.

Publications Publications

The Center for Research on Women has investigated issues of gender, race, class and social inequality for 30 years. This thriving academic center is home to collaborative researchers committed to scholarly excellence and deep community involvement.

Read through current and past research initiatives and publications, as well as past news letters to get a feel for the contributions of CROW over the past 30 years.

Roe V Wade

Special Events

In addition to the various campus events CROW sponsors, we also work to bring special events to our campus such as the 100 Years, 100 Women event where we honored 100 women who made a difference to the UofM, a panel discussion about the 40th anniversary of Roe V. Wade, and various events celebrating Women's History Month

Read more about our special events. 


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CROW Annual Reports

2011-2012 Annual Report Cover 

Keep yourself up-to-date with CROW's latest research, events, and community community involvement by reading our latest annual report here.

While you're there, browse through our past reports!

Women's Research Forum

Women's Research Forum

The Center regularly hosts research forums for women scholars to present their work in a public forum. These events provide the University community and the general public with an opportunity to learn more about the scope of scholarly research being conducted by women here in Memphis and across the country. Read about our past guests!

Women's Academic Network

Women's Academic Network

Smart women crave good company. That's why CROW provides female faculty and administrators at the University of Memphis with an opportunity to socialize, meet new colleagues, and discuss topics of interest and relevance to women in academia.


For more information on the Women's Academic Network click here.

Campus Resources

CROW is proud to present the arrival of  Safe Zone at the University of Memphis.

This program exists to support the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersexed, and questioning campus community.

Click here to learn more!

Violence Against Women

Violence against women is defined by the United Nations as 'any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.'*

If you or someone you know is a victim of violence click here for information and resources.


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