After intense negotiations, countries adopted a Ministerial Declaration that reaffirmed their commitments to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and asserted that gender equality is essential to do so. However, the declaration stopped short of a robust commitment to women's human rights.
Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, recently said pregnant students should not be allowed to return to school. Tanzania's ban on pregnant adolescent girls in school is harmful for girls, their families, and the country as a whole.
The UN High Level Political Forum will take a close look at what governments must do to meet the SDGS to achieve gender equality.
President Trump continued his attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights this week through yet another terrible appointment.
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
Cuts to development assistance have nothing to do with balancing the budget or "putting America first."
IWHC is deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s appointment of C-FAM and the Heritage Foundation to the US delegation to CSW.
The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was a landmark moment for the women's movement. This film looks at their successes, challenges they faced along the way, and how the women's movement can ensure the plan is put into action.
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
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.