Four Cameroonian activists working to end child marriage will join advocates and leading experts on November 5 in DC.
Women and girls remain among the most affected by and most vulnerable to HIV, TB, and malaria.
Girls and boys in Nigeria are benefitting from a national program to provide education about sexual health, relationships, and gender in secondary schools.
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.
South African writer and activist Sisonke Msimang spoke about the country’s emerging movement for gender equality at a recent IWHC luncheon.
After three years of intense debate and negotiations, governments agreed to a robust, 15-year agenda for global development that promises transformative change for women and girls all over the world.
President Obama’s trip to Africa marked a turning point for his administration’s work to improve the lives of adolescent girls.
With the deadline to achieve an agreement just days away, governments must continue to fight for a strong focus on women and girls.
The Action Agenda fails to address profound inequalities in economic policies and institutions that undermine human rights and gender equality.
Next week, governments, NGOs, and business leaders will meet to hammer out funding for the Sustainable Development Goals, the strongest global consensus on recognizing women’s rights and addressing the causes of gender inequality and poverty.