Feminists Defend Abortion Access Amid Pandemic

  • May 7, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic has threatened abortion access, feminists worldwide have organized in defense.

Ultraconservative Marketing Ploy Attempts to Derail Gender Equality

  • July 16, 2019

In essence, “gender ideology” is nothing more than a right-wing marketing ploy—a dangerous conspiracy theory based on fear, not fact, that justifies discrimination against women and gender diverse people.

Where Are We Now? A Snapshot of Some of the World’s Most Egregious Abortion Laws

  • September 20, 2017

In the lead-up to International Safe Abortion Day on September 28, IWHC takes a look at some of the most dangerous places in the world to access an abortion.

Chile Takes Steps to Allow Abortion to Save a Woman’s Life

  • July 3, 2014

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has thrown her support behind legislation that will decriminalize abortion in three cases: rape, an unviable fetus, or to save the life of a woman.

Another Modest Proposal

  • March 10, 2009

It is a melancholy subject to those who travel this world to discuss the rights of people living with HIV. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is now 50 years old, but I think it’s sorely in need of an addendum to clarify that those rights are guaranteed to all people, well, except…

Beyond Denial and Discomfort: Rights for Women with HIV

  • March 6, 2009

Among the many formal meetings at the Commission on the Status of Women that take place inside the United Nations, there are a whole bunch of side meetings. The International Women’s Health Coalition co-sponsored a panel called “Beyond Denial and Discomfort: Securing the Rights and Health of Women and Youth, including those Who Live…