A Rapt Audience for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Young Feminist Leaders at IWHC Anniversary

  • September 12, 2014

Nearly 300 women and men attended IWHC's 30th anniversary celebration, which featured panel discussions with Justice Ginsburg and three dynamic young activists from Pakistan, Kenya, and Nigeria.

Montevideo +1: Supporting Youth Advocacy in Guatemala

  • August 20, 2014

When it comes to family planning and access to reproductive health services, Guatemala lags behind its regional neighbors.

Montevideo +1: Communicating Youth Priorities in Peru

  • August 15, 2014

Tania Pariona of REOJIP is helping indigenous youth activists effectively communicate and advocate for the priorities and recommendations agreed to by the Peruvian government in the Montevideo Consensus.

Montevideo +1: Reengaging Activists with the Government in Paraguay

  • August 13, 2014

Mirta “Michi” Moragas of Las Ramonas is encouraging progressive activists to reengage with the Paraguayan government after a political coup in 2012 installed a conservative administration.

Montevideo +1: Activists’ Progress One Year After the Landmark Meeting

  • August 12, 2014

One year ago this week, 33 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean came together for the first intergovernmental conference on population and development in the region. Convened in Montevideo, Uruguay, by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the conference gathered government delegates and advocates to assess progress and challenges…

Advocacy Training Empowers Young Activists to Influence the UN Commission on the Status of Women

  • April 18, 2014

Eighteen activists from India, Armenia, Hong Kong, Kenya, Liberia, Lebanon, Nigeria, Mexico, Philippines, Tunisia, Uganda, the UK, France, and Poland, gathered for a two-day Advocacy in Practice workshop in the lead-up to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women at the UN.

Photos: Advocacy Training Empowers Young Activists to Influence the UN Commission on the Status of Women

  • April 18, 2014

Just before the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 58), 18 young activists from across the world gathered at IWHC for a two-day Advocacy in Practice (AiP) training: an intense, multiday event that supports participants to develop the leadership skills needed to effectively advocate for sexual and reproductive…

Photos: IWHC Training Empowers Young Activists in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • November 15, 2013

From August 9-10, 2013, 28 young activists from across Latin America and the Caribbean gathered in Montevideo, Uruguay, for IWHC’s Advocacy in Practice (AiP) workshop. The workshop prepared the young women and men to advocate with their governments during the First Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin American and the…

Photos: Activists Put Advocacy into Practice in Ethiopia

  • November 15, 2013

IWHC, along with partners DAWN and RESURJ, held a two-day Advocacy in Practice (AiP) workshop from September 28-29, leading up to the African Regional Conference on Population and Development (ARCPD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The AiP workshop is an intensive training that supports participants to develop the leadership skills needed to effectively advocate for sexual…

Partner: RESURJ

  • November 14, 2013

RESURJ is an alliance of women ages 20-40 dedicated to upholding the reproductive health and rights agenda adopted at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and to advancing it by engaging strategically with decision-makers globally and regionally and mobilizing other young women advocates. RESURJ grew out of a meeting convened by IWHC at…