Key Takeaways from First Global Convening to Fight Conscientious Objection to Abortion

Reproductive rights advocates have noted an increase in the use of conscientious objection by health providers to deny abortions to those who need or want them. In August 2017, IWHC and our partner MYSU brought together global experts to tackle this emerging human rights issue.

Taking the Mystery out of Menstruation

Many girls in developing countries start their periods uninformed, unprepared, scared, and ashamed, according to a new literature review. They need more support in understanding and handling menstruation.

Power Lessons: What the Women’s Movement Can Learn from Recent Successes

Women’s rights are under attack around the globe. A recent victory can shed light on how to fight back.

Making the Most of Partnerships for Sexuality Education

When it comes to putting sexuality education into action, collaboration between schools and civil society organizations can be key.

Flipping the Script on Conscientious Objection

Even in countries that permit abortion, women still face barriers to receiving abortion services because many health providers claim conscientious objection and refuse to provide it.