Girl Summit DC Highlights Solutions to End Child Marriage Globally

Nearly 200 advocates, experts, and US government officials gathered at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research and effective strategies for ending child marriage.

The Key to Youth-Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Reaching youth with sexual and reproductive health services is more than just handing out condoms.

How Far Have Women Come Since 1995?

The 20th anniversary of the Beijing World Conference on Women provides an opportunity for governments to take a close look at the status of women in their countries.

A Rapt Audience for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Young Feminist Leaders at IWHC Anniversary

Nearly 300 women and men attended IWHC's 30th anniversary celebration, which featured panel discussions with Justice Ginsburg and three dynamic young activists from Pakistan, Kenya, and Nigeria.

A Civil Society Red Flag on Global Development Priorities

IWHC joined with 730 other civil society groups in a "red flag" statement expressing concern that recent deliberations on the Post-2015 development agenda have revealed a disconnect between human rights and development.

A Feminist Vision for Sustainable Development

More than 60 feminists from 31 countries and 47 organizations gathered in upstate New York over three days to define a global feminist agenda for the next two years. The result is a bold call to action to world leaders.

Our Top 10 Wins in 2013

Thanks to the dedication and passion of our supporters, IWHC helped secure a number of victories for sexual and reproductive health and rights in 2013.

Activists Put Advocacy into Practice in Ethiopia

IWHC, along with partners DAWN and RESURJ, held a two-day Advocacy in Practice (AiP) workshop over the weekend leading up to the African Regional Conference on Population and Development (ARCPD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The AiP workshop is an intensive training that supports participants to develop the leadership skills needed to effectively advocate for sexual…

African Feminists Ready to Tackle ICPD Conference in Addis

Negotiations are in full swing this week at the African Regional Conference on Population and Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This conference, convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), will serve as the regional contribution to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Beyond 2014 Review. Experts and government representatives…

Women and Youth Point the Way Forward for Asia and Pacific

As more than 400 government and civil society representatives from 40 countries meet in Bangkok this week for the 6th Asian and Pacific Population Conference, women’s rights and youth activists are calling for strong government commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights in the region. The five-day population conference is an opportunity for…