Girls Empowered: Building on Progress from 2016

IWHC and our many local partners are not afraid to conduct hard-hitting advocacy to defend girls’ rights and hold leaders accountable to their promises.

Trump’s Global “Protecting Life” Policy Endangers Lives

The Global Gag Rule will now be applied to all US global health aid, which will have devastating impact.

Trump’s Nominee to Lead US Foreign Aid Agency is No Champion for Women’s Health

Ambassador Mark Green has an extremely questionable record on women’s health—voting repeatedly to limit reproductive rights.

US Helps Disrupt UN Meeting on Policies for Growing Youth and Aging Populations

Deliberations fell apart on the last day, with no resolution on the theme of changing age structures and development.

When Ideology Drives US Funding, Women Stand to Lose

The Trump Administration announced the elimination of US funding for the UNFPA, a major blow to global women’s health.

Celebrating Bold Leadership for Women’s Rights

More than 300 friends and supporters of IWHC gathered on the eve of International Women’s Day to honor renowned human rights champion Aryeh Neier and Pakistani activist Sheena Hadi.

A Daunting Time for Foreign Policy

Over the past week we have watched with increasing alarm as the Trump Administration pursues policies that show a complete disregard for multilateralism and a disdain for institutions like the UN.

Global Marches Mark a Strong Beginning

IWHC was in Washington, DC, Manhattan, and San Francisco at the Women's March Saturday to show our support for women's health and rights.

The Global Gag Rule: Trump’s Week One Attack on Women

A massively expanded version of the disastrous policy strips women of their human rights and threatens their health.

Nikki Haley: Trump’s Choice for US Ambassador to the UN is a Poor Choice for a Bold Women’s Agenda

South Carolina Governor Haley is an unfortunate choice to represent the United States at the single-most important multilateral institution prepared to tackle the world’s global challenges.