In June 2013, the Brazilian government abruptly suspended an HIV prevention campaign directed at sex workers and dismissed the head of the country’s HIV/AIDS department. This followed a similarly troubling move in 2011, when distribution of an anti-hom …
Activists in Latin America are mobilizing and demanding action from policymakers to address gender-based violence after a recent rash of femicides.
The state of Tlaxcala recently passed an amendment expanding the exceptions in which abortion is permitted. This is good news, but only one step in Mexico’s journey to meeting women’s reproductive rights.
As part of the Advisory Committee of CLACAI, IWHC hopes to step up progress in the region on women’s sexual and reproductive rights.
Brazil recently approved legislation that imposes harsher penalties for harming or killing women, a crime referred to as “femicide.”
Every January, we like to take stock of the gains we’ve made to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls around the world. Last year was a difficult. But we also saw reasons for optimism.
On Tuesday, the Argentinian and Peruvian Congresses debated bills to expand access to safe and legal abortion.
Every year, September 28 is observed as a day for activists to take public action in their countries to advocate for access for safe and legal abortion. On September 29, 2014, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, approximately 3,000 women, men, and children mar …
On Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, approximately 3,000 women, men, and children marched in front of the Argentine Congress to urge lawmakers to pass a bill that would give women the right to an abortion, without exception, in the first trimester.
The Peruvian Ministry of Education has taken the bold move to incorporate issues related to sexuality into its mainstream national educational framework.