Youth advocate Manre Chirtau is optimistic about the future for women and girls in Nigeria: “There are a lot more girls taking on a feminist identity now.”
Measuring the impact of comprehensive sexuality education programs can be tricky. A recent meeting explored new and innovative ways.
Holly Gordon, creator of Girl Rising, spoke about the film and its impact in communities worldwide at a Leadership Council Luncheon, with IWHC President Françoise Girard, on April 21, 2015.
There is “girl power” at the UN this week. While the halls of power are still filled with older men, young women are making their mark here, and beyond.
A Nairobi court finally sentenced three men involved in a shocking rape case that had sparked international outrage.
Written Statement jointly submitted by the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) and the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) at the 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development. The International Women’s H …
As Nigeria gets ready for a momentous election, media and political campaigns have failed to capture the reality of many women and girls.
A panel of experts gathered at the UN Tuesday afternoon to discuss the most effective programs to end child marriage.
The new Let Girls Learn initiative suggests the President and others are taking issues surrounding girls’ education and empowerment seriously.
Adolescents face particular health risks, especially with regards to sexuality and reproduction. Each year, 7.4 million girls have unintended pregnancies, and 3 million experience unsafe abortions. And they make up a significant portion of new infectio …