Since its founding, Education as a Vaccine (EVA), an IWHC partner based in Nigeria, has reached some 720,000 individuals through its youth-centered programs on sexual and reproductive health. IWHC recently sat down with Olabukunola Williams, EVA's new Executive Director, to discuss the organization's strategies for success.
IWHC presented Pakistani activist Sheena Hadi with the Joan B. Dunlop Award in March 2017. Hadi currently serves as Executive Director of Aahung, a nonprofit organization and IWHC grantee partner devoted to improving young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health information and care.
Providing comprehensive sexuality education to adolescents can help combat the surge of sexual and gender-based violence in South Africa.
A Q&A with Professor Elvia Vargas Trujillo on the first-ever Theory of Change for Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Many girls in developing countries start their periods uninformed, unprepared, scared, and ashamed, according to a new literature review. They need more support in understanding and handling menstruation.
IWHC and our many local partners are not afraid to conduct hard-hitting advocacy to defend girls’ rights and hold leaders accountable to their promises.
TARSHI, one of our grantee partners in India, recently launched an online course on comprehensive sexuality education for teachers.
Taboos around sexuality exist all over the world. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, an online platform aims to demystify sex and sexuality.
Integrating an innovative mobile phone program into CSE toolkits could be an effective way for countries in the Global South to make progress on reducing infant and maternal mortality, keeping girls in school, and securing a healthy future for the next generation.
One of the biggest challenges in teacher training for CSE is confronting teachers’ and adult facilitators' own values and belief systems; they are often assumed to be neutral delivery mechanisms of CSE, but that isn't always the case.