Keeping our Promises to Adolescent Girls Worldwide: What the Next Administration Needs to Do

At last week's Girl Summit DC, more than 150 advocates, program experts, and government officials gathered to discuss what the next US administration needs to do to build on progress for adolescent girls.

Girls’ Rights Take Center Stage at the 21st International AIDS Conference

Leaders recognize that women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality are essential to ending HIV epidemic.

Local Groups in Brazil Respond to Growing Zika Crisis

The Zika virus is devastating Brazil. While the response of the country’s public health system has been weak, women’s groups are trying to fill the void.

Youth Make Their Voices Heard at UN Women’s Rights Conference

This March, youth advocates from around the world sent a message to their leaders: we will hold you accountable on gender equality.

Where’s the Money for Women’s Groups?

Never before have issues like girls' education and empowerment gotten so much attention. Yet, this hasn't necessarily translated into an increase in funding for many of the groups doing this critical work.

Context Matters in Advancing Adolescent Health

Enhancing access to sexual and reproductive health services for youth is not enough. We must also remove barriers to these services.

Are the Battles on Sex Education Over?

Twenty years ago, countries agreed that providing comprehensive sexuality education was critical to the well-being and development of adolescents. But progress on this commitment is far from fulfilled.