Since 1984, IWHC’s commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights has ignited unprecedented progress for women and girls around the world. IWHC has been at the forefront of key milestones for the global feminist movement, and has advocated fearlessly to expand reproductive autonomy worldwide.
As 2018 comes to a close, IWHC looks back on our readers' favorite blogs of the year. From major advocacy victories at the UN, to the rise of Argentina's feminist "green wave," to renewed commitments to women and girls in rural areas, here are the stories that rose to the top in a year of wins for women's rights.
As the world celebrates International Day of the Girl Child, IWHC stresses the importance of empowering girls through comprehensive sexuality education, linked with access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services.
At a time when extremists in many parts of the world seek to deny young people access to life-saving information and services, the new UN guidelines on sexuality education offer a framework for creating comprehensive, effective, and integrated programs for adolescents.
On International Day of the Girl Child, we look back at five years of progress for girls health and rights worldwide.
Providing comprehensive sexuality education to adolescents can help combat the surge of sexual and gender-based violence in South Africa.
Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, recently said pregnant students should not be allowed to return to school. Tanzania's ban on pregnant adolescent girls in school is harmful for girls, their families, and the country as a whole.
A Q&A with Professor Elvia Vargas Trujillo on the first-ever Theory of Change for Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.