We welcome inquiries from journalists and members of the media.
Our President, staff, and global partners are available to provide commentary on sexual and reproductive health and rights issues worldwide.

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Contact Nicole Rajani at [email protected] or +1 212-801-1260 for more information or to schedule an interview.


 

Meet Our Experts

Françoise Girard is President of the International Women’s Health Coalition and a highly regarded advocate for women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She is regularly consulted by governments and UN agencies and has played a key advocacy role at international negotiations on human rights, women’s rights, and HIV/AIDS.

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Meet Our Partners

Sheena Hadi is Director of Aahung, based in Karachi, Pakistan. Under Hadi’s leadership, Aahung has become a leading authority in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Hadi and Aahung are currently focused on expanding sexuality education programs in schools and improving training at medical institutions across the country.

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Latest Press Releases

 

 

Partnership Will Make Development Goals Count For Girls and Women

  • May 17, 2016

IWHC joins initiative to measure progress for girls and women, to ensure governments deliver on their promises for gender equality.

IWHC Applauds New Global Strategy to Improve the Lives of Girls

  • March 15, 2016

Today the State Department released the U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls, the first of its kind to focus on girls worldwide and the myriad challenges they face.

Women’s Groups Call on Governments to Follow Through on Commitments to Gender Equality

  • March 10, 2016

Advocates are calling for governments to commit financial resources to organizations that advocate for women’s human rights.

African Girls Summit to Highlight Continent’s Campaign to End Child Marriage

  • November 20, 2015

IWHC partners from Cameroon will be on hand to provide expert opinions on successful strategies.

International Women’s Health Coalition Calls on Egypt to Release Investigative Journalist and Human Rights Defender

  • November 9, 2015

One of Egypt’s most well-known and respected investigative journalists and human rights defenders, Hossam Bahgat, was detained by the Egyptian military on November 8 and remains in custody.

Turkish Women’s Rights Activist Pınar İlkkaracan Wins Prestigious Joan B. Dunlop Award

  • November 4, 2015

IWHC presented the third annual Joan B. Dunlop Award to Pınar İlkkaracan for her exceptional record of work in Turkey and globally to promote the human rights of women and girls.

Cameroonian Activists to Share Personal Experiences in Mission to End Child Marriage

  • October 21, 2015

Four Cameroonian activists working to end child marriage will join advocates and leading experts on November 5 in DC.

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