The Youth Statement to the 47th Commission on Population and Development calls on member states to ensure that young people have comprehensive sexual education as part of their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
IWHC joined with 730 other civil society groups in a “red flag” statement expressing concern that recent deliberations on the Post-2015 development agenda have revealed a disconnect between human rights and development.
A statement signed by 731 civil society organizations calling for human rights to be central in the discussions that will shape the Post-2015 development agenda was delivered to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the 47th Commission on Population and …
Join IWHC’s Jennifer Dreher for a conversation about her recent travels to visit our grassroots partners in Africa (Kenya and Nigeria), and South Asia (India and Nepal), and to learn about what these organizations are doing on the ground to ensure access to safe and legal abortion.
After an exhausting, but exhilarating two weeks at the United Nations, the Commission on the Status of Women closed with a strong commitment from governments to promote the health and human rights of women and girls.
The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ), and the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) statement to the 47th Commission on Population and Development.
After two weeks of intense negotiations, the Commission on the Status of Women ended early this morning with a strong call to prioritize gender equality and the human rights of women and girls in order to achieve sustainable development.
The Kisumu Medical and Education Trust’s Sisterhood for Change program infuses vocational training with sexual and reproductive health information and services for young women and girls in southwestern Kenya.