The Human Cost of the Global Gag Rule: A Kenyan Story

  • May 31, 2017

Trump's expansion and reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule will have devastating and widespread effects on global sexual and reproductive health services, as well as maternal care and HIV counseling.

Brazil Declares Zika Crisis Over, But Is It?

Brazil recently declared the Zika emergency over, but for those living in the most at-risk areas, the virus is a constant threat.

Trump’s Global “Protecting Life” Policy Endangers Lives

The Global Gag Rule will now be applied to all US global health aid, which will have devastating impact.

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.

Reproductive Rights: The Canary In The Coal Mine

Women’s rights—and in particular reproductive rights—often act like a “canary in the coal mine” of human rights. When the overall danger to human rights is not clear to most observers, feminist activists see the first signs of what is to come.

Global Marches Mark a Strong Beginning

IWHC was in Washington, DC, Manhattan, and San Francisco at the Women's March Saturday to show our support for women's health and rights.

Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is a Deadly Blow to Women Worldwide

  • January 23, 2017

Trump’s decision to block funds for foreign groups that provide abortion services, information, or referrals threatens women’s lives.

Nikki Haley: Trump’s Choice for US Ambassador to the UN is a Poor Choice for a Bold Women’s Agenda

South Carolina Governor Haley is an unfortunate choice to represent the United States at the single-most important multilateral institution prepared to tackle the world’s global challenges.

Trump’s Health Secretary Nominee Poses Risks for Global Health Agenda

Tom Price has proven to be anti-science and anti-reproductive health.

Sessions Nomination Threatens Women’s Reproductive Rights

  • January 10, 2017

Senator Jeff Sessions’ long record of hostility towards women’s reproductive rights is crucial to consider as hearings begin today to evaluate his nomination for US Attorney General.