Can Sexuality Education Achieve Outcomes Beyond Improved Health? Evidence, Ideas, and a Research Role for NGOs
What more can comprehensive sexuality education accomplish beyond preventing pregnancy and STIs? Researcher Debbie Rogow explains.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the International Women’s Health Coalition earlier this month, IWHC hosted a panel discussion with three young women activists to assess the progress we’ve made and address the challenges that lie ahead for women’s rights.
Today, IWHC is joining world leaders and NGO partners at the Girl Summit to commit to do all we can to end child marriage and female genital mutilation.
The African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights presents an opportunity to propose strategies to shift the culture of silence on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Founded in Lagos in 1989 and supported by IWHC since 1990, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents in Nigeria. Over the last 24 years, AHI has advanced efforts within private and public sector programs to include comprehensive, gender-sensitive, life skills and rights-based approaches to sexuality education and clinical services for young people.
During this period, AHI has developed model programs that have been adopted and expanded by government and other civil society organizations.
“Some day, they will say this was the moment when the world woke up to my potential…this is the moment when being a girl became my strength, my sanctuary, not my pain.” These are the words of the Girl Declaration, a powerful statement written by adolescent girls who are living in poverty around the…
Nigerian activist and longtime IWHC partner Adenike Esiet is the recipient of the first-ever Joan B. Dunlop Award.
The International Women's Health Coalition held its annual gala at The Pierre in New York City on April 8, 2013. Nearly 300 friends and supporters joined IWHC in honoring Christiane Amanpour for being a "champion for women and girls." IWHC also presented the first Joan B. Dunlop Award in honor of its first president.
At the IWHC annual gala on April 8, 2013, United Nations Population Fund Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin presented the first Joan B. Dunlop Award to Adenike Esiet, Executive Director of Action Health Incorporated. The award recognizes Esiet’s outstanding work to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents in Nigeria. The following are Dr. Osotimehin’s…
At its annual gala on April 8, 2013, IWHC presented the first Joan B. Dunlop Award to Adenike Esiet, Executive Director of Action Health Incorporated, based in Lagos, Nigeria. The award recognizes Esiet’s outstanding work to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents in Nigeria. Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the…