Montevideo Consensus Offers a Bold and Progressive Vision for Women and Youth

Signed by 38 countries, the Montevideo Consensus is the most forward-looking document on sexual and reproductive health and rights ever agreed to at any diplomatic negotiation.

CDD-Argentina’s Marta Alanis: Despite Progress, Still Much Work Ahead

Since 1993, IWHC partner Católicas por el Derecho de Decidir –Argentina (Catholics for the Right to Decide–Argentina, or CDD–Argentina) has played a leading role in mobilizing communities to demand access to safe and legal abortion in the country. As part of these efforts, CDD-Argentina helped launch La Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal,…

New Report Lays Out Strategies for Ending Child Marriage

Earlier this month, Girls Not Brides USA released a report that provides an overview of the root causes of child marriage and its devastating effects on the lives of girls who are married too young. The report also outlines potential strategies governments and civil society can take to delay the age of marriage, meet…

IWHC Young Leaders Tackle Thorny Issue of Outsourced Surrogacy

On July 29, 30 young people joined IWHC for our Young Leaders screening of Made in India, a documentary by Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha about surrogacy outsourcing in India. We were excited to have Vaishali in attendance to answer some of our lingering questions and to help us…