Women Twice Betrayed

The case of “Belén” in Argentina demonstrates how how public institutions regularly fail women in Argentina.

Educación integral en sexualidad: la situación actual en el Perú

Existen materiales para docentes y hay experiencias exitosas, pero el financiamiento y  la preparación idónea de la mayoría de las y los docentes, continúan siendo barreras importantes.

Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Where We Stand in Peru

Teachers are better trained and curricula are stronger, but limited financial support and access remain significant barriers.

Zika and Reproductive Rights

The Zika virus is a wake-up call for governments everywhere to rebuild and strengthen public health systems, and to guarantee all women and girls access to contraceptives and safe abortions.

Our Top Wins in 2015

2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.

In Peru, Women’s Rights Activists Make Slow but Steady Gains

Breaking the silence on sexual violence and abortion is a critical first step to advancing reproductive rights in Peru.

Brazil’s Conservatives Attempt to Further Restrict Abortion

A bill pending before Brazil's Congress could make it more difficult for rape victims to receive an abortion.

Indigenous Youth Assert Their Human Rights in Mexico

Stories of discrimiation and abuse of indigenous people in Mexico and throughout Latin America are widespread. A recent workshop in Oaxaca is training indigenous youth to advocate for their rights.

Guarding Abortion Rights Advances in Uruguay

In 2012, Uruguay passed a landmark law permitting abortion. Women's activists--including IWHC partner Mujer y Salud en Uruguay--have been fighting to improve the law and fending off threats to it ever since.

Making Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Accessible for Everyone, Everywhere

Women's health and rights advocates will have to collaborate with the public sector to ensure the goals to ensure universal sexual and reproductive health care are achieved.