Sexual and reproductive health, gender equality, and women's empowerment are essential for sustainable development. Efforts to eradicate poverty and achieve economic prosperity cannot succeed when women and adolescents, especially girls, are denied full rights and participation in society. IWHC and our partners are working with world leaders to ensure that governments prioritize the needs of women and young people in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
The U.S. Helms amendment stands between women raped in war zones and the health care they need.
Gender-based violence affects us all, but women in conflict zones face a particular threat.
The 20th anniversary of the Beijing World Conference on Women provides an opportunity for governments to take a close look at the status of women in their countries.
On September 5, the UN General Assembly hosted its first-ever panel discussion focused on ending child, early, and forced marriage.