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.

IWHC Alarmed by Report of Trump Administration’s Major Cuts to Foreign Aid, Undermining of Advances for Women

  • April 24, 2017

Cuts to development assistance have nothing to do with balancing the budget or "putting America first."

Official US Delegation to Global Women’s Meeting at UN Includes Hate Group

  • March 17, 2017

IWHC is deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s appointment of C-FAM and the Heritage Foundation to the US delegation to CSW.

Can Rex Tillerson Lead on Women’s Rights?

Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, brings no foreign policy, public sector, or diplomatic experience to the position of the country’s chief foreign policy advisor and top diplomat.

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump and His Transition Team on the Request for Information on Gender Equality Programs at the State Department and USAID

  • December 23, 2016

The US Government’s work to achieve gender equality and women’s and girls’ human rights must continue. Women and girls everywhere are counting on it.

The Pleasure Principle

In the words of Janet Jackson, circa 1986, “It’s the pleasure principle!” Yet, those of us working to advance the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescent girls often forget this and are reluctant to talk about pleasure.

“I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want”

Schools in Cameroon lack high-quality comprehensive sexuality education. Women for a Change Cameroon is filling the gap.

“This Made Me Courageous”
Girls Find Their Voices in Cameroon

  • October 11, 2016

Victorine (pictured, left) is from a small, farming village in northwest Cameroon. Few girls there go to school, and those who do are usually pulled out before they graduate and are married off before they turn 18. But Victorine has different plans for her future. She wants to be a lawyer. Victorine is…

HERA Action Sheets

  • October 7, 2016

HERA Action Sheets

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One Year After Landmark UN Agreement, Are We on the Path to Gender Equality?

One year ago, governments adopted a global development plan that could transform the lives of women and girls.