Damaris trained generations of passionate advocates for young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Enhancing access to sexual and reproductive health services for youth is not enough. We must also remove barriers to these services.
Twenty years ago, countries agreed that providing comprehensive sexuality education was critical to the well-being and development of adolescents. But progress on this commitment is far from fulfilled.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) empowers young people, protects human rights, and addresses gender norms and gender equality. This kind of empowerment approach—which enables girls and other marginalized young people to see themselves as equals …
In a special supplement, experts review the body of evidence on effective programs for adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
The world’s youth still face many of the same obstacles that prevent them from leading healthy lives that they did 20 years ago.
Today, the current population of young people between the ages of 10-24 alive today is 1.8 billion. They comprise the largest global youth population in human history. Securing the health and rights of young people is essential to securing the health a …
At the International Women’s Health Coalition’s 30th Anniversary, CNN’s Erin Burnett moderated a discussion on progress for women and girls in Africa and Asia with Fadekemi Akinfaderin (Education as a Vaccine, Nigeria), Sheena Hadi (Aahung, Pakistan) and Yvette Kathurima (FEMNET, Kenya).
The Peruvian Ministry of Education has taken the bold move to incorporate issues related to sexuality into its mainstream national educational framework.
Today, IWHC is joining world leaders and NGO partners at the Girl Summit to commit to do all we can to end child marriage and female genital mutilation.