Power Lessons: What the Women’s Movement Can Learn from Recent Successes

  • March 15, 2017

Women’s rights are under attack around the globe. A recent victory can shed light on how to fight back.

Power Lessons: Women’s Advocacy and the 2030 Agenda

  • March 15, 2017

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was a landmark achievement for the women's movement. How did they achieve this victory?

Governments Fall Short on Fulfilling Commitments to Women and Girls

  • April 14, 2016

At the UN's Commission on the Status of Women last month, governments missed the opportunity to to make concrete commitments to support the promises of the 2030 Agenda for women and girls.

Women’s Groups Call on Governments to Follow Through on Commitments to Gender Equality

  • March 10, 2016

Advocates are calling for governments to commit financial resources to organizations that advocate for women’s human rights.

Dinah Musindarwezo of FEMNET on the 2030 Agenda

  • January 7, 2016

Dinah Musindarwezo of FEMNET about the critical role the women's movement played in the formation of the Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the 2030 Agenda.

Empowering Girls Is Key to Sustainable Development

  • December 11, 2015

A recent panel at the Wilson Center discussed how achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda rests largely upon how successful the world is in advancing the rights of adolescent girls.

Women’s Groups Applaud UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • September 25, 2015

The newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals truly meet the needs and consider the rights of women and girls.

Global Development Plan Signals a Turning Point for Women and Girls

  • September 8, 2015

The commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights made in the Sustainable Development Goals reflect much of what is needed to ensure that all women and girls can lead full and healthy lives.

Women’s Participation and Leadership are Critical to Achieving the 2030 Agenda

  • September 8, 2015

Women's full and effective participation in political, economic, and public life is essential to achieving gender equality; the 2030 Agenda holds great promise to achieve this goal.

Can We End Child Marriage Once and for All?

  • September 8, 2015

The 2030 Agenda has committed to ending harmful practices such as child marriage and female genital mutilation. Governments must now examine the causes and consequences of these practices in order to face them head-on and eliminate them.