Promoting Women’s Access To Safe Abortion: Tools For Advocates

  • October 18, 2010

Abortion is legal on broad grounds or without restriction as to reason in almost all developed countries and in some developing countries [links lead to PDFs], such as Cambodia, China, Cuba, Guyana, India, Mongolia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam. Important reforms [link leads to PDF] have been recently achieved in Colombia, Ethiopia, Mexico, …

Women First: The Global Health Initiative’s Women- and Girl-Centered Approach

  • September 28, 2010

This is post part of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network blog series taking place over the next week. President Obama’s Global Health Initiative is promising for many reasons—the most revolutionary of them being that this Initiative is, by definition, a women- and girl-centered package of services delivered through strong health systems that are accessible to all. …

Youth Priority Agenda Statement from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Conference

  • July 16, 2010

The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is hosting the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean this week in Brazil, and several IWHC staff, along with IWHC partners and colleagues, are in attendance. During the meeting, many of the youth attendees felt that they were…

Top Ten Wins #1: Activists in India Achieve an Historic Win for Gay Rights; In Nigeria, A Step Forward

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. At the beginning…

Top Ten Wins #2: U.S. Administration Acts Swiftly on Women's Health and Rights

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. Three…

Top Ten Wins #4: World Governments Reaffirm Commitment to Sexual and Reproductive Rights

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. During…

Top Ten Wins # 5: Young People Advocate for Their Rights in International Fora

  • December 21, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year.

Top 10 Wins #6: Indian Parliament Strikes Down Sex Work Criminalization

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year.

Top 10 Wins #7: Cameroun Ratifies Women's Rights Protocol

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. On May 28th,…

Top 10 Wins #8: Law to Combat Child Marriage Introduced in Yemen

  • December 17, 2009

Each year IWHC issues a publication highlighting the “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” for that year. This week on Akimbo, we’ll be unveiling our latest picks for the top ten wins for women’s health and rights of 2009. Click here to view the list from last year. In February, members…