Four Priorities on Women’s Health for New WHO Chief

We call on the new leader to take the bold action needed to ensure progress is not rolled back.

She Decides: Because the US Shouldn’t Trump Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

A new initiative to fill the gap left by Trump’s disastrous Global Gag is welcome and much needed, but it won’t be enough.

What Does President Trump Mean for Sexual and Reproductive Rights at the UN?

Trump’s stated desire to restrict access to safe, legal abortion services, combined with the most regressive Republican Party platform on sexual and reproductive rights, spell disaster.

Good Progress at the UN on Stopping AIDS, But Not Enough

The declaration makes bold new commitments to realize human rights, address the drivers of HIV among women and girls, and give young people the information and services they need to better protect themselves from HIV. But it fails to address discrimination against and criminalization of key populations affected by HIV.

Reducing the Impact of HIV and Other Infectious Diseases on Women and Girls

Women and girls remain among the most affected by and most vulnerable to HIV, TB, and malaria.

Global Development Plan Signals a Turning Point for Women and Girls

The commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights made in the Sustainable Development Goals reflect much of what is needed to ensure that all women and girls can lead full and healthy lives.

Let’s Keep the Sustainable Development Goals Strong for Women

With the deadline to achieve an agreement just days away, governments must continue to fight for a strong focus on women and girls.

At Today’s Girl Summit, We’re Working Together to End Child Marriage in a Generation

Today, IWHC is joining world leaders and NGO partners at the Girl Summit to commit to do all we can to end child marriage and female genital mutilation.

What the Post-2015 High Level Panel Report Means for Women and Girls

The much-anticipated report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda was released yesterday afternoon. In our first read, the report gets some things right, does not go far enough in some areas, and gets a few things wrong.

Shaping the World We Want in 2015 and Beyond

The High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held its final meeting this week in New York before its much-anticipated report will be presented to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  In a final effort to influence the panel’s recommendations, IWHC worked with partners on two statements outlining what we believe…