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.
The Women’s Major Group, representing more than 600 women’s groups from over 100 countries, released this “10 Red Flags” document in advance of the intergovernmental negotiations taking place at the UN from June 22-25, 2015 to negotiate a political dec …
A Q&A with Sarah Ashaya Soysa, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP) Youth Champion Sarah Ashaya Soysa is a passionate, young activist from Colombo, Sri Lanka. At 26 years old, she’s already built an impressive career as a bold and progressive advo …
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.