The US Cannot Renege on its Commitment to Democracy Worldwide

Reports say Secretary of State Tillerson has ordered the State Department to develop a new mission statement that no longer includes promoting justice and democracy abroad.

ANALYSIS: US Foreign Aid Cuts, Closer to Reality, Would Devastate Women and Girls

Earlier this year, President Trump used his fiscal year 2018 budget request to outline draconian, ideologically driven cuts with the potential to decimate U.S. programs that promote women’s health and rights. Last night, the funding debate moved to Congress.

Anti-transgender Ideologue Tapped as Senior Adviser for Women’s Empowerment

President Trump continued his attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights this week through yet another terrible appointment.

Trump’s 2018 Budget Wages War on Women

Trump’s proposal eliminates all funding for reproductive health and family planning, a devastating strike that comes amid more than $2 billion in overall reductions to global health support.

Trump’s Budget Continues Attack on Women’s Health and Rights

  • May 23, 2017

IWHC is deeply alarmed by proposed budgetary cuts to programs providing critical support for reproductive health.

Trump’s Global “Protecting Life” Policy Endangers Lives

The Global Gag Rule will now be applied to all US global health aid, which will have devastating impact.

Trump Expanded Global Gag Rule Will Cost Women’s Lives

  • May 16, 2017

Far from protecting life, the policy will put the lives of women, men, young people, and children at risk.

Trump’s Nominee to Lead US Foreign Aid Agency is No Champion for Women’s Health

Ambassador Mark Green has an extremely questionable record on women’s health—voting repeatedly to limit reproductive rights.

US Helps Disrupt UN Meeting on Policies for Growing Youth and Aging Populations

Deliberations fell apart on the last day, with no resolution on the theme of changing age structures and development.

When Ideology Drives US Funding, Women Stand to Lose

The Trump Administration announced the elimination of US funding for the UNFPA, a major blow to global women’s health.