In the Extreme North of Cameroon, where Association pour la Promotion de l’Autonomie et des Droits de la Jeune Fille/Femme (Association for the Promotion of Autonomy and the Rights of Young Girls and Women, or APAD) is based, nearly 80 percent of girls …
A travelogue At the end of October, IWHC brought four inspiring women from northern Cameroon to the United States to participate in Girl Summit DC and to advocate for the U.S. Government to do more to end child marriage. All of the women have been touc …
Four Cameroonian activists working to end child marriage will join advocates and leading experts on November 5 in DC.
Sisonke Msimang, a columnist for the Daily Maverick and IWHC board member, discussed gender equality, race, and activism for women’s rights in South Africa at the September 30 Leadership Council luncheon.
The song “Nerea” by the boy band Sauti Sol has caused a major firestorm in Kenya because it shames women and stigmatizes abortion. But can something good come out of the dialogue it has provoked?
Esther Kimani and Jedidah Maina are effecting change in local communities and fostering a new generation of activists.
A Nairobi court finally sentenced three men involved in a shocking rape case that had sparked international outrage.
On March 11, 2015, more than 70 IWHC supporters and partners gathered to hear three women speak about their activism in Zimbabwe, Pakistan, and Egypt.
While the law banning child marriage is a major milestone, ending the practice requires action on multiple levels.
Damaris trained generations of passionate advocates for young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights.