On Thursday, June 2, Friends of IWHC watched Zika, the incredibly moving documentary about five young Brazilian women and the health care professionals struggling to serve them in the middle of the Zika epidemic.
The Zika virus is a wake-up call for governments everywhere to rebuild and strengthen public health systems, and to guarantee all women and girls access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
Meet Monica Oguttu, a strong advocate and leader who is making significant advances for girls' and women's health and rights in Kenya.
Women are the most vulnerable to climate change and their rights must be central to all efforts to curb it.
Next week, governments, NGOs, and business leaders will meet to hammer out funding for the Sustainable Development Goals, the strongest global consensus on recognizing women's rights and addressing the causes of gender inequality and poverty.
Esther Kimani and Jedidah Maina are effecting change in local communities and fostering a new generation of activists.
Written Statement jointly submitted by the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) and the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) at the 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development. The International Women’s Health Coalition and the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights welcome the opportunity to emphasize the importance of integrating…
In a provocative statement, Pope Francis said Catholics should not think they have to breed "like rabbits."
Enhancing access to sexual and reproductive health services for youth is not enough. We must also remove barriers to these services.
We won’t have a full picture of what yesterday's election means until the new term starts, but we do know it presents a more difficult landscape for sexual and reproductive health and rights.