“As a young girl, it wasn’t okay for you to talk about sexuality issues, to even talk about personal hygiene and menstrual health openly,” said Emilia Eyo. “The GPI program over the years has been able to demystify these things.” Emilia participated in the Girls’…
As the continent struggles to address the unprecedented Syrian refugee crisis, it must ensure that women's human rights are at the core of its efforts.
Rola Yasmine, Co-Founder of the A Project in Lebanon, shares her experiences with IWHC supporters and Leadership Council members at a luncheon on March 16th moderated by IWHC's president, Françoise Girard.
Can Sexuality Education Achieve Outcomes Beyond Improved Health? Evidence, Ideas, and a Research Role for NGOs
What more can comprehensive sexuality education accomplish beyond preventing pregnancy and STIs? Researcher Debbie Rogow explains.
2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.
Southwestern Kenya has the worst statistics in the country with respect to teen pregnancies and STIs amongst girls, and high rates of maternal mortality, and unsafe abortions. Monica Oguttu talks about what her organization, KMET, is doing to help adolescent girls and young women be healthy and thrive.
Based in the Extreme North region of Cameroon, ALVF works to end all forms of gender-based violence, including child marriage.
In this video, ALVF founder Sike Bille speaks with IWHC President Françoise Girard about how she established ALVF and began her work to end child marriage.
Meet Monica Oguttu, a strong advocate and leader who is making significant advances for girls' and women's health and rights in Kenya.
Documenting and Learning from Experiences of Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Report on a Convening
New evidence demonstrates an important step in the pursuit of transformational change with regards to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), worldwide. A Population Council study revealed that the inclusion of gender and power in a CSE curriculum are the two most important factors in predicting its success for improving health outcomes. Innovative, feminist-friendly approaches to monitoring and…
Breaking the silence on sexual violence and abortion is a critical first step to advancing reproductive rights in Peru.