Measuring the Effects of Comprehensive Sexuality Education: GPI’s Experience

Efforts to capture data and lessons learned from our program are complicated by the fact that conducting this kind of evaluation is difficult, and the girls are influenced by a variety of stakeholders, including their parents, peers, communities, and the mass media.

What Do We Know about Gender and Power in Sexuality Education?

A discussion about what research on sexuality education tells us about the components of truly comprehensive and effective programs.

Our Top Wins in 2015

2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.

Meet Our Partner: ALVF-Cameroon

  • January 6, 2016

Based in the Extreme North region of Cameroon, ALVF works to end all forms of gender-based violence, including child marriage.

In this video, ALVF founder Sike Bille speaks with IWHC President Françoise Girard about how she established ALVF and began her work to end child marriage.

United States Once Again Embraces Sexual Rights−with a Catch

This fall, the Obama Administration made a decision that seems to be a step forward for sexual rights. But is it?

Meet Our Partner: APAD-Cameroon

  • November 24, 2015

APAD works to prevent child marriage and support survivors so they are able to tell their stories, demand social change, and survive on their own.

Bringing Child Marriage into Focus:
Four Dynamic Women Share their Stories

  • November 20, 2015

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 touched by child marriage in some way and are…

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.

Global Development Plan Signals a Turning Point for Women and Girls

The commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights made in the Sustainable Development Goals reflect much of what is needed to ensure that all women and girls can lead full and healthy lives.

Obama’s Trip to Africa Marks a Turning Point for Adolescent Girls

President Obama's trip to Africa marked a turning point for his administration's work to improve the lives of adolescent girls.