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Meet Our Experts
Françoise Girard is President of the International Women’s Health Coalition and a highly regarded advocate for women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She is regularly consulted by governments and UN agencies and has played a key advocacy role at international negotiations on human rights, women’s rights, and HIV/AIDS.
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Sheena Hadi is Director of Aahung, based in Karachi, Pakistan. Under Hadi’s leadership, Aahung has become a leading authority in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Hadi and Aahung are currently focused on expanding sexuality education programs in schools and improving training at medical institutions across the country.
Latest Press Releases
On Thursday, October 20, the International Women’s Health Coalition and several partners—Population Council, Girls Not Brides USA, International Center for Research on Women, CARE—will host the 3rd Annual Girl Summit DC. They will explore what the next administration needs to do to carry this work forward.
IWHC will join with leaders of several major institutions engaged in responding to HIV and AIDS to put forth plans to curb the epidemic among girls and young women, who are disproportionately affected.
IWHC joins initiative to measure progress for girls and women, to ensure governments deliver on their promises for gender equality.
Today the State Department released the U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls, the first of its kind to focus on girls worldwide and the myriad challenges they face.
Advocates are calling for governments to commit financial resources to organizations that advocate for women’s human rights.
IWHC partners from Cameroon will be on hand to provide expert opinions on successful strategies.
International Women’s Health Coalition Calls on Egypt to Release Investigative Journalist and Human Rights Defender
One of Egypt’s most well-known and respected investigative journalists and human rights defenders, Hossam Bahgat, was detained by the Egyptian military on November 8 and remains in custody.