Turkish Women’s Rights Activist Pınar İlkkaracan Wins Prestigious Joan B. Dunlop Award

  • November 4, 2015

IWHC presented the third annual Joan B. Dunlop Award to Pınar İlkkaracan for her exceptional record of work in Turkey and globally to promote the human rights of women and girls.

The Joan B. Dunlop Award

  • July 9, 2014

The Joan B. Dunlop Award was created in tribute to the extraordinary legacy of IWHC’s first president, who passed away on June 29, 2012. The award comes with a cash prize of $7,500 and is presented annually to an activist who is working under difficult circumstances to promote the health and rights of women and…

2014 Gala Remarks by Ninuk Widyantoro

  • July 9, 2014

Thank you. This award is very special to me. Joan Dunlop and Adrienne Germaine taught me what I know about feminist activism and women’s rights. Joan was very serious about fighting for women’s health and their rights. But what I remember most is how humorous she was, full of energy, always joking and laughing. I…

IWHC Awards First Joan B. Dunlop Award to Adenike Esiet of Nigeria

  • April 9, 2013

Nigerian activist and longtime IWHC partner Adenike Esiet is the recipient of the first-ever Joan B. Dunlop Award.

Joan Dunlop: The World Is a Better Place for Women Because of Her

I am sure Joan Dunlop would have loved to know what I was doing last week in Mozambique: a press briefing on unsafe abortion, with the Mozambican Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health. A national prize for best story on abortion will be awarded in October, when the Mozambican Parliament will discuss…

Statement by the Board and Staff of IWHC on the Passing of Joan B. Dunlop

The staff and Board of the International Women’s Health Coalition mourn the death of their beloved friend and colleague, Joan Dunlop.  Joan passed away peacefully on June 29, 2012 at home in Connecticut, surrounded by friends and family, after a final battle with cancer. “Joan inspired countless numbers of people in her lifelong fight for…