ANALYSIS: US Foreign Aid Cuts, Closer to Reality, Would Devastate Women and Girls

Earlier this year, President Trump used his fiscal year 2018 budget request to outline draconian, ideologically driven cuts with the potential to decimate U.S. programs that promote women’s health and rights. Last night, the funding debate moved to Congress.

Anti-transgender Ideologue Tapped as Senior Adviser for Women’s Empowerment

President Trump continued his attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights this week through yet another terrible appointment.

Trump’s 2018 Budget Wages War on Women

Trump’s proposal eliminates all funding for reproductive health and family planning, a devastating strike that comes amid more than $2 billion in overall reductions to global health support.

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.