We at IWHC strongly condemn and denounce violent, racist, hateful words and actions such as the ones we saw and heard in Charlottesville this weekend. We remain determined to fight against any rollback of women's rights, and human rights, here and abroad. This includes standing up to racism and white supremacy.
Women’s rights—and in particular reproductive rights—often act like a “canary in the coal mine” of human rights. When the overall danger to human rights is not clear to most observers, feminist activists see the first signs of what is to come.
We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist?
One year ago, governments adopted a global development plan that could transform the lives of women and girls.
U.S. laws and funding restrictions on abortion are incredibly damaging and harm women around the world in three fundamental ways.
To really advance the well-being and rights of women and girls, funding local women's groups should be a global priority.
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.