Experts to Look at Progress Made for Adolescent Girls Worldwide

  • October 18, 2016

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.

“This Made Me Courageous”
Girls Find Their Voices in Cameroon

  • October 11, 2016

Victorine (pictured, left) is from a small, farming village in northwest Cameroon. Few girls there go to school, and those who do are usually pulled out before they graduate and are married off before they turn 18. But Victorine has different plans for her future. She wants to be a lawyer. Victorine is…

Young Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Sub-Saharan Africa

  • October 6, 2016

>>Available in Word and PDF

>>Also available in French

Young Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean

  • October 6, 2016

>>Available in Word and PDF

>>Also available in Portuguese and Spanish

Young Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Middle East and North Africa

  • October 6, 2016

International agreements affirm that adolescents have a right to age-appropriate sexual and reproductive health information, education, and services that enable them to deal positively and responsibly with their sexuality. However, programs and policies are typically designed for older adolescents. This brief—part of the International Women’s Health Coalition’s 2007 series on young adolescents—uses evidence on their…

Preventing Cervical Cancer – The HPV Vaccine

  • October 6, 2016

>>Available in PDF


A Joint Civil Society Analysis of the 2016 Political Declaration: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030

  • September 1, 2016

The 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS should have been a critical milestone.  It was the opportunity for governments to elaborate how they intended to meet the ambitious target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 that they committed to as part of the Sustainable Development Goals just last year. In order…

What’s Data Got to Do With It?

Data can help us measure progress towards fulfilling the promise of the 2030 Agenda, but it can’t—and shouldn’t—drive the agenda itself.

Photos: 21st International AIDS Conference

  • August 8, 2016

Here are some snapshots from the week-long conference—some of the speakers and activists from inside the convention halls and the protests outside who helped ensure the world keeps its focus on ending AIDS. Read more about the 21st International AIDS Conference >> Meet four dynamic women activists who attended the conference >>…