2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.
Girls living in southwestern Kenya, in the region formerly known as Nyanza province, face daunting odds when it comes to their sexual and reproductive health. The region has the worst statistics in the country with respect to teen pregnancies, sexually …
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.
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 …
Breaking the silence on sexual violence and abortion is a critical first step to advancing reproductive rights in Peru.
Guest blogger Neha Mankani of Aahung in Pakistan explores both the difficulties in evaluating the impact of comprehensive sexuality education programs and some unique and creative strategies.
Nearly 200 advocates, experts, and US government officials gathered at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research and effective strategies for ending child marriage.
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.
Why does abortion stigma matter? Because it is a barrier to abortion both in countries where abortion is legally accessible and countries where it is legally restricted. Both those accessing abortion services as well as abortion providers may experience stigma.