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.
IWHC joins more than 100 organizations in calling on Congress to protect foreign aid funding to support and empower women and girls.
The Trump Administration’s federal budget blueprint is a massive distortion of American priorities and jeopardizes critical programs.
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.
Today the State Department released the U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls, the first of its kind to focus on girls worldwide and the myriad challenges they face.
Nearly 200 advocates, experts, and US government officials gathered at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research and effective strategies for ending child marriage.
An estimated 15 million girls around the world are married every year before they turn 18, often with no choice about when or whom they marry. Child marriage is practiced across all religions, ethnicities and continents. Girls who are married as children are robbed of their youth, their education, their health, and their futures. This…