We work to expand the availability and quality of safe abortion services as part of comprehensive reproductive health policies and programs. We understand that restrictive abortion laws do not reduce the number of abortions; instead they force the procedure underground and into the hands of unqualified practitioners.

 

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I’m Fighting For Feminist Progress Without Apology

As we look to the future, the women’s movement needs to capitalize on the platform provided by conferences like Women Deliver and focus its attention on discussions of gender and power.

How U.S. Policy Continues to Threaten Women’s Reproductive Rights Globally

U.S. laws and funding restrictions on abortion are incredibly damaging and harm women around the world in three fundamental ways.

Women Twice Betrayed

The case of “Belén” in Argentina demonstrates how how public institutions regularly fail women in Argentina.

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.

Zika and Reproductive Rights

The Zika virus is a wake-up call for governments everywhere to rebuild and strengthen public health systems, and to guarantee all women and girls access to contraceptives and safe abortions.

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