Visiting the Association for the Conservation of Cutivireni Heritage in Peru

IWHC staff will be resting over the holidays and so will Akimbo. This is our last post until January. Thanks for reading and we’ll see you in the new year! The Association for the Conservation of Cutivireni Heritage (ACPC) is a non-profit organization that works with the Asháninka people, the largest indigenous group of the…

Two Types of Female Condoms Introduced in Cameroun

Cameroun recently became the first country to begin officially marketing and selling two different types of female condoms: the FDA approved FC2 and the new MedTech condom (pictured left), produced in India. The launch of these products is part of Cameroun’s involvement in Universal Access to Female Condoms (UAFC), a global initiative to…

Top Ten Wins #1: Activists in India Achieve an Historic Win for Gay Rights; In Nigeria, A Step Forward

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. At the beginning…

Top Ten Wins #2: U.S. Administration Acts Swiftly on Women's Health and Rights

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. Three…

Top 10 Wins #3: New Bolivian Constitution Guarantees Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. In January, 61%…

Top Ten Wins #4: World Governments Reaffirm Commitment to Sexual and Reproductive Rights

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. During…

Top Ten Wins # 5: Young People Advocate for Their Rights in International Fora

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year.

Top 10 Wins #6: Indian Parliament Strikes Down Sex Work Criminalization

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year.

Top 10 Wins #7: Cameroun Ratifies Women's Rights Protocol

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. On May 28th,…

Top 10 Wins #8: Law to Combat Child Marriage Introduced in Yemen

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. In February, members…