Reducing the Impact of HIV and Other Infectious Diseases on Women and Girls

Women and girls remain among the most affected by and most vulnerable to HIV, TB, and malaria.

Global Development Plan Signals a Turning Point for Women and Girls

The commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights made in the Sustainable Development Goals reflect much of what is needed to ensure that all women and girls can lead full and healthy lives.

Let’s Keep the Sustainable Development Goals Strong for Women

With the deadline to achieve an agreement just days away, governments must continue to fight for a strong focus on women and girls.

At Today’s Girl Summit, We’re Working Together to End Child Marriage in a Generation

Today, IWHC is joining world leaders and NGO partners at the Girl Summit to commit to do all we can to end child marriage and female genital mutilation.

What the Post-2015 High Level Panel Report Means for Women and Girls

The much-anticipated report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda was released yesterday afternoon. In our first read, the report gets some things right, does not go far enough in some areas, and gets a few things wrong.

Shaping the World We Want in 2015 and Beyond

The High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held its final meeting this week in New York before its much-anticipated report will be presented to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  In a final effort to influence the panel’s recommendations, IWHC worked with partners on two statements outlining what we believe…

Why We Need a Holistic Approach to Health for Women and Adolescents

Universal health coverage is important, but it alone is not enough to guarantee access to health services and improve health. We need specific goals that address the diversity of barriers to care faced by women and adolescents.

For Women and Young People, Universal Health Insurance Is Not Enough

In this two-part blog series by IWHC's Shannon Kowalski, she discusses how the proposal for "universal health coverage" in the next post-2015 development agenda falls short when it comes to women and adolescents.