We Need a Feminist Secretary-General at the United Nations

We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist?

One Year After Landmark UN Agreement, Are We on the Path to Gender Equality?

One year ago, governments adopted a global development plan that could transform the lives of women and girls.

How U.S. Policy Continues to Threaten Women’s Reproductive Rights Globally

U.S. laws and funding restrictions on abortion are incredibly damaging and harm women around the world in three fundamental ways.

Where’s the Money? Women’s Groups Face Dwindling Support

To really advance the well-being and rights of women and girls, funding local women's groups should be a global priority.

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.

Why the Next U.N. Secretary-General Must Be a Woman and a Feminist

In the early days of the United Nations, feminists recognized the UN as a venue where they could advance women’s rights. It's now time for a woman to take the helm.

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.

Women’s Rights Must Be a Major Part of Any Climate Deal

Women are the most vulnerable to climate change and their rights must be central to all efforts to curb it.

A Real Victory for Women and Girls

After three years of intense debate and negotiations, governments agreed to a robust, 15-year agenda for global development that promises transformative change for women and girls all over the world.

The New Normal for Brazilian Women’s Organizations

In a time when funding for women's rights groups in Brazil has dried up, organizations are turning to online activism, public events, and art to continue their work.