Reports & Publications

Human Trafficking: Fighting the Hidden Crime of Modern-Day Slavery
Human Trafficking Brief 2014
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem’s recently released the issue brief,
Human Trafficking: Fighting the Hidden Crime of Modern-Day Slavery. The issue brief examines the link between economic insecurity in our community’s most vulnerable populations and the prevalence of human trafficking.  The brief also highlights anti-trafficking efforts across North Carolina. Download the report (pdf) or Read Online




Rape and Sexual Assault: Private Violence, Community Impacts
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem’s recently released the issue brief, Rape and Sexual Assault: Private Violence, Community Impacts.   The issue brief looks at the emotional and economic impact victims of sexual assault - and their families - suffer directly and personally, as well as the measurable financial costs to society and the impact these crimes have on the larger community.  Download the report (pdf) OR Read Online


The Impact of Passionate Giving: A Report of Grantmaking Investments from 2007–2010. 
Learn more about the impact of our first four years of grantmaking in this new report and companion video.

Click here to read the report or  Click here to watch the video



Teen Pregnancy and Parenting: Community Concern, Community Solutions
The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem’s recently released the issue brief, Teen Pregnancy and Parenting: Community Concern, Community Solutions.   The issue brief looks at the impact of teen pregnancy and early parenting on the larger community and examines how our entire community can take shared responsibility in addressing this issue.  Download the report (pdf) OR Read Online


Through a Gender Lens: The Economic Security of Women and Girls in Forsyth County
The first research of its kind to focus specifically on the circumstances and needs of women in Forsyth County, this report draws attention to the individual, social and systemic issues and barriers to economic security by examining poverty rates, wages, educational attainment and occupations as well as the cost of necessary expenses such as housing, utilities, food, transportation, childcare and healthcare. Click here to read online or here to download (pdf).

Through a Gender Lens: The Economic Security of Women and Girls in Forsyth County- Executive Summary - Click here to read online or here to download (pdf).

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