We also partner with advocates who are leading efforts to ensure women have access to safe, legal, and comprehensive abortion services.
On February 5, the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs hosted “Unique Challenges Women Face in Global Health,” a hearing that detailed the devastating consequences of the Trump administration’s policies on women’s health and rights worldwide.
February 5, 2020 Dear Chairman Engel, Ranking McCaul, and Members of the Committee: On behalf of the International Women’s Health Coalition, I submit this statement for the hearing record. The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) thanks the Committee for its attention to this critical issue. IWHC has worked to protect and promote the health and…
In essence, “gender ideology” is nothing more than a right-wing marketing ploy—a dangerous conspiracy theory based on fear, not fact, that justifies discrimination against women and gender diverse people.
In 2018, IWHC articulated our organizational values. One year later, we are hard at work to ensure that our grantmaking strategy aligns with these values. In this process we have asked ourselves how our grantmaking model builds and sustains feminist movements, and what principles we prioritize.
IWHC grantee partner FEMNET is a pan-African feminist organization and convener of CSW's African Women's Caucus. In this Q&A, FEMNET discusses its role and priorities at the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
IWHC welcomes the reintroduction of the Global HER Act in the US Congress, and urges representatives and senators to protect women's rights and health by passing the bill.
IWHC welcomes the Kenyan government’s decision to lift the ban on abortions in Marie Stopes International clinics, and applauds the successful advocacy efforts of our grantee partner Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH).
As the world celebrates International Day of the Girl Child, IWHC stresses the importance of empowering girls through comprehensive sexuality education, linked with access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services.