Its mandate is to ensure the full implementation of existing international agreements on women’s human rights and gender equality.
As the continent struggles to address the unprecedented Syrian refugee crisis, it must ensure that women's human rights are at the core of its efforts.
At the UN's Commission on the Status of Women last month, governments missed the opportunity to to make concrete commitments to support the promises of the 2030 Agenda for women and girls.
This fall, the Obama Administration made a decision that seems to be a step forward for sexual rights. But is it?
This March, youth advocates from around the world sent a message to their leaders: we will hold you accountable on gender equality.
On March 11, 2015, more than 70 IWHC supporters and partners gathered to hear three women speak about their activism in Zimbabwe, Pakistan, and Egypt.
Women’s human rights groups at the UN this week have criticized the continued lack of support by the UK government for the proposed sustainable development goals (SDGs) and targets that were created by consensus by UN member states in July 2014, as a basis for the post 2015 agenda.
Nothing About Us Without Us: Statement on the Commission on the Status of Women Methods of Work Resolution
As representatives of feminist and women’s organizations and organizations working to promote the full realization of the human rights of women and girls, we express our outrage at the way that we have been excluded from both the negotiation of the political declaration and the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) Methods of Work…
A panel of experts gathered at the UN Tuesday afternoon to discuss the most effective programs to end child marriage.
After months of secretive negotiations, UN Commission on Status of Women issues bland political declaration that does not go far enough to achieve gender equality.
As government leaders gather at UN headquarters in New York to mark International Women’s Day, feminists loudly proclaim, “Nothing about us, without us.”