Building Argentina’s Green Wave

CDD Argentina is a faith-based and feminist organization that has been working to expand sexual and reproductive rights for Argentine women for 25 years. IWHC is proud to provide ongoing support to CDD Argentina as they continue to advocate for abortion rights, sexual and reproductive health services and information, and policies that benefit women and girls.

Affirming Disability Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

As the international community has increased its commitment to adolescent girls' sexual and reproductive health and rights, young women with disabilities have consistently been left behind. IWHC believes that it is essential that disability rights become a key tenet of sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Argentina’s Feminist Movement Edges Closer to Expanded Abortion Rights

A newly proposed bill to decriminalize abortion has renewed the hopes of feminist activists in the country, and could be a sign of a broader shift in public opinion on abortion across Latin America.

Strength in Numbers: Argentina’s Women’s Movement

Argentinean feminists remain at the forefront of the Latin American movement to end gender-based violence. In mid-October, more than 70,000 activists and advocates gathered to discuss a range of women’s issues at the Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres.

Who Will Defend Egypt’s Human Rights Defenders?

NGOs play an essential role in local communities; the government’s reckless, repressive actions will jeopardize the country’s future.

Brazil Declares Zika Crisis Over, But Is It?

Brazil recently declared the Zika emergency over, but for those living in the most at-risk areas, the virus is a constant threat.

Brazil’s Women Activists Tackle an Enduring Threat

In the midst of the Zika epidemic, Brazil’s conservative Congress has seemingly done everything it can to make the situation worse for Brazilian women.

Money, Power, and Respect: Challenges for Women’s Groups in Complicated Times

Grassroots women’s organizations are essential to lead social change, but many face a severe funding crisis, threatening progress.

Peru Fails to Deliver for Indigenous Women, but Advocates Keep Up the Pressure

A recent legal decision makes clear the government is not prioritizing their reproductive rights, but activists are not giving up.

Argentina’s Unstoppable Feminists

After fierce protest, a woman in Argentina imprisoned for induced abortion has been released. The decision brings to light the injustices women face and the potential of feminist groups to spur change.