The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing gender inequalities and further reduced access to critical health services. As the virus continues to spread, we detail its impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
On September 23, governments committed to deliver universal health coverage to all by 2030. Despite strong commitments to gender equality and reproductive rights, negotiations for the declaration were repeatedly threatened by the United States and other ideologically driven actors.
The US State Department today launched the Commission on Unalienable Rights, a body intended to “provide a fresh thinking on human rights discourse where such discourse has departed from our nation’s founding principles of natural law and natural rights.” The commission, Secretary of State Pompeo said, is meant to distinguish between unalienable rights and those…
The Trump administration undermines women's rights and access to sexual and reproductive health care at every turn. Stay up-to-date with the latest edition of the Trumping Women's Rights Digest.
IWHC condemns the new restrictions on Title X family planning programs, announced today by the Trump administration. The new policy, which amounts to a Domestic Gag Rule, prohibits federal funding to Title X providers that offer abortion services or referrals.