Currently, we are working with the State Department to develop a blueprint for U.S. government support to end child marriage, as mandated by the Violence Against Women Act reauthorized in 2013. We are also working with Congress and the Administration to ensure greater financial and technical support to programs aimed at preventing HIV infections among adolescent girls.
Over the past week we have watched with increasing alarm as the Trump Administration pursues policies that show a complete disregard for multilateralism and a disdain for institutions like the UN.
A massively expanded version of the disastrous policy strips women of their human rights and threatens their health.
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.
This week, IWHC joined with 90 organizations that stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the rights of women and girls, both in the United States and around the world.
On December 13, 2016, IWHC joined nearly 300 advocates, activists, organizers, and experts in Washington, D.C., for a day of strategy, solidarity, and discussion. As the incoming Trump Administration assembles a Cabinet committed to rolling back women’s rights and access to health, 90 organizations stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the…
Trump’s stated desire to restrict access to safe, legal abortion services, combined with the most regressive Republican Party platform on sexual and reproductive rights, spell disaster.
We at the International Women’s Health Coalition are deeply concerned that the policies proposed by US President-elect Trump and the Republican Party will result in serious setbacks for women and girls worldwide.
The next administration must build on the progress made and prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights in both domestic and foreign policy.
At last week's Girl Summit DC, more than 150 advocates, program experts, and government officials gathered to discuss what the next US administration needs to do to build on progress for adolescent girls.