Mark Green takes office as Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) at a particularly precarious moment, as the Trump Administration seeks to slash foreign assistance and development programs. Women’s and girls’ health and rights look set to be among the biggest casualties.
The Trump Administration’s federal budget blueprint is a massive distortion of American priorities and jeopardizes critical programs.
New proposed legislation is part of a growing attack against the UN, and against the very principles of multilateralism.
This week, IWHC joined with 90 organizations that stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the rights of women and girls, both in the United States and around the world.
The next administration must build on the progress made and prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights in both domestic and foreign policy.
Congress finally agreed to provide badly-needed funding to halt the spread of the Zika virus. But it’s woefully inadequate.
Data can help us measure progress towards fulfilling the promise of the 2030 Agenda, but it can’t—and shouldn’t—drive the agenda itself.
As we look to the future, the women’s movement needs to capitalize on the platform provided by conferences like Women Deliver and focus its attention on discussions of gender and power.
At the UN's Commission on the Status of Women last month, governments missed the opportunity to to make concrete commitments to support the promises of the 2030 Agenda for women and girls.
This fall, the Obama Administration made a decision that seems to be a step forward for sexual rights. But is it?