Sheena Hadi: A Champion for Girls in Pakistan

  • August 15, 2017

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.

Stemming Violence Through Education in South Africa

Providing comprehensive sexuality education to adolescents can help combat the surge of sexual and gender-based violence in South Africa.

Theory of Change for Sexuality Education in Latin America

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.

Taking the Mystery out of Menstruation

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.

Girls Empowered: Building on Progress from 2016

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.

Did the Teachers Learn? Measuring the Effectiveness of Online Learning in CSE

TARSHI, one of our grantee partners in India, recently launched an online course on comprehensive sexuality education for teachers.

Shifting Paradigms of Sexuality Education in the Digital Era

Taboos around sexuality exist all over the world. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, an online platform aims to demystify sex and sexuality.

Let’s Text About Sex: A Mobile Phone Program Delivers Sexuality Education

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.

Confronting Values and Training Teachers to be Sexuality Educators

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.

Girls and the Fight to End AIDS

To end AIDS, we must challenge dangerous gender norms that encourage sexual violence, sexism, and homophobic hatred, and deepen our investment in comprehensive sexuality education.