RESURJ: Making a Feminist Statement at the United Nations

This week at the Commission on Population and Development at the United Nations, our colleagues in the newly formed feminist alliance RESURJ, which IWHC is funding, have been very active in shaking things up. Last night they got to make the following statement – in video and transcription below.

International Alliance of Activists Launches Ten-Point Action Agenda For Sexual and Reproductive Justice

This week’s UN Commission on Population and Development is discussing reproductive health, fertility and development. In line with these discussions, I would like to bring to your attention a new and exciting initiative: RESURJ! The Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ) alliance is an international alliance of feminist activists seeking full implementation of international…

DC Rally for Women’s Health Emphasizes Autonomy, Agency for Women and Girls

“We decide! We decide! We decide!” the four thousand supporters chatted in unison around me in front of the Capitol Building at the Rally for Women’s Health in Washington DC yesterday.  We were advocating for the women’s health funds that could be jeopardized…

Today's the Day to Counter Attacks on Women's Health and Rights

“In order to promote women’s reproductive health, it is important that the Global Gag Rule and similar legislation is challenged and abrogated. Local organizations need moral and material support rather than hurdles.”  -Fauzia Viqar, Shirkat Gah-Women’s Resource Centre, Pakistan As budget talks intensify in Congress, women’s health and rights remain at stake: today, thousands are…

Interview with Pinar Ilkkaracan

Pinar Ilkkaracan is a founder of our partners International Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) andWomen for Women’s Human…