Campaign to Roll Back Abortion Rights Fails in Uruguay

A national vote in Uruguay on whether to repeal the country's law legalizing abortion failed to garner enough support. IWHC supported Mujer y Salud en Uruguay to advocate for reproductive rights and fight against the conservative efforts to roll back progress.

Violence Against Women Is a Global Health Epidemic

Women who have been physically or sexually abused by their partners are more likely to experience a range of health problems. According to a new WHO report, violence against women is a "global heath problem of epidemic proportions."