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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] New York, January 23, 2017 – The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) is deeply concerned about the fate of millions of women put at risk by President Donald J. Trump’s decision today to implement a rule that blocks funds for foreign organizations that provide abortion services, information,…

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.

Defending Reproductive Rights: What Uruguay Can Teach Us

As we in the United States prepare ourselves for the forthcoming assault on reproductive rights by the Trump administration, we can learn a lot from the recent gain in Uruguay.

We Won’t Stand for Rollbacks on Our Reproductive Rights

This week, IWHC joined with 90 organizations that stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the rights of women and girls, both in the United States and around the world.

Building Our Power: Reproductive Health, Rights & Justice Advocacy Convening Statement

  • December 16, 2016

On December 13, 2016, IWHC joined nearly 300 advocates, activists, organizers, and experts in Washington, D.C., for a day of strategy, solidarity, and discussion. As the incoming Trump Administration assembles a Cabinet committed to rolling back women’s rights and access to health, 90 organizations stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the…

Wins for Women in 2016

The women’s movement achieved great successes globally in 2016; highlighting these achievements will be essential for the fight ahead.