End Child Marriage and Advance U.S. Foreign Policy

  • November 16, 2013

Tell John Kerry and the U.S. State Department to stand up for girls worldwide and end child marriage.

Women, Girls, and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

  • November 15, 2013

IWHC and our partners are working with government leaders and U.N. agencies to ensure that women and girls have a principal spot in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

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Connecting the Dots for Women and Girls in Nigeria

  • May 7, 2019

A new feminist institute led by IWHC’s grantee partner the International Centre for Reproductive Health and Sexual Rights (INCRESE) seeks to empower young people to advocate for gender equality and human rights. In a recent interview, Dorothy Aken’Ova, INCRESE’s founder, sheds light on the institute—Connecting the Dots—which…

Our Most Read Stories of 2018: Wins at the UN, Argentina’s Green Wave, and Rural Women’s Health

  • December 21, 2018

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.

Gutting Global Reproductive Health, US Continues Its Assault

  • December 6, 2018

The Trump-Pence administration continues to gut global health, but human rights organizations are fighting back. This edition of the Trumping Women's Rights Digest looks at efforts to hold the administration to account, and details its continued attempts to undermine commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Beyond Abortion: A Podcast on All Things SRHR

  • October 3, 2018

IWHC senior program officer, Nina Besser Doorley recently joined the RePROS Fight Back podcast to answer pressing questions about what defines these rights, how they are restricted, and what we can do to protect and advance sexual and reproductive health and rights for all.

Driving Feminist Change in Cameroon

  • August 20, 2018

Women for a Change Cameroon (Wfac) is a volunteer-run, feminist organization advancing the rights of girls by addressing gender-based violence, furthering comprehensive sexuality education, conducting advocacy, and providing leadership training. IWHC is proud to welcome Wfac into its grantee network and support its vital work.

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