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.
As Nigeria gets ready for a momentous election, media and political campaigns have failed to capture the reality of many women and girls.
The idea that women should be able to control their sexuality and reproduction is still challenged around the world.
Brazil recently approved legislation that imposes harsher penalties for harming or killing women, a crime referred to as “femicide.”
After months of secretive negotiations, UN Commission on Status of Women issues bland political declaration that does not go far enough to achieve gender equality.
While the law banning child marriage is a major milestone, ending the practice requires action on multiple levels.