Person Place Thing

  • November 18, 2019

IWHC 2019 Annual Dinner

  • November 16, 2018

April 10, 2019 | Mandarin Oriental – New York

Join us as we present the IWHC Visionary Philanthropy Award and the Joan B. Dunlop Award to tireless champions fighting to advance the health and rights of women and girls worldwide.worldwide.

IWHC 2018 Annual Dinner

  • October 30, 2017

April 17, 2018 | Mandarin Oriental – New York

Join us as we present the IWHC Visionary Leadership Award and the Joan B. Dunlop Award to tireless champions fighting to advance the health and rights of women and girls worldwide.

Life After Zika: Stories from Brazil

  • June 23, 2016

On Thursday, June 2, Friends of IWHC watched Zika, the incredibly moving documentary about five young Brazilian women and the health care professionals struggling to serve them in the middle of the Zika epidemic.

Moving Beyond the Headlines: Peace, Security and the Status of the World’s Women and Girls

  • June 8, 2016

The Council on Foreign Relations' Rachel Vogelstein spoke at a recent Leadership Council luncheon about progress on women's rights since the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women.

Young Women from Lebanon and Poland Inspire with their Determined Activism

  • April 5, 2016

Rola Yasmine, Co-Founder of the A Project in Lebanon, shares her experiences with IWHC supporters and Leadership Council members at a luncheon on March 16th moderated by IWHC's president, Françoise Girard.

Girl Summit DC 2015

  • October 27, 2015

Nearly 200 advocates, policy experts, and US government officials gathered in Washington, D.C. at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research on child marriage and share effective strategies for ending the practice.

Discussing Race and Women’s Rights in South Africa

  • October 8, 2015

IWHC's Leadership Council featured Sisonke Msimang, a columnist for the Daily Maverick and IWHC board member.  She discussed gender equality, race, and activism for women's rights in South Africa with IWHC President Françoise Girard.

A Witty Take on Arranged Marriage in India Spurs Conversation

  • September 21, 2015

A diverse group of more than 40 Friends of IWHC gathered for a screening of The Great Indian Marriage Bazaar and a conversation with its director, Ruchika Muchhala.

IWHC’s 2015 Annual Dinner

  • August 10, 2015

IWHC's 2015 Annual Dinner honored the Ford Foundation for its founding support of IWHC and continued commitment to gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights.