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.
IWHC is deeply alarmed by proposed budgetary cuts to programs providing critical support for reproductive health.
IWHC joins more than 100 organizations in calling on Congress to protect foreign aid funding to support and empower women and girls.
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."
The Trump Administration lands a major blow to the world’s most important agency for reproductive health.
The Trump Administration’s federal budget blueprint is a massive distortion of American priorities and jeopardizes critical programs.
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.