Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH)

  • June 22, 2016

TICAH's aim is to promote health, with a focus on good relationships, healthy households, and community action.

Good Progress at the UN on Stopping AIDS, But Not Enough

The declaration makes bold new commitments to realize human rights, address the drivers of HIV among women and girls, and give young people the information and services they need to better protect themselves from HIV. But it fails to address discrimination against and criminalization of key populations affected by HIV.

Moving Beyond the Headlines: Peace, Security and the Status of the World’s Women and Girls

  • June 8, 2016

The Council on Foreign Relations' Rachel Vogelstein spoke at a recent Leadership Council luncheon about progress on women's rights since the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women.

Measuring the Effects of Comprehensive Sexuality Education: GPI’s Experience

Efforts to capture data and lessons learned from our program are complicated by the fact that conducting this kind of evaluation is difficult, and the girls are influenced by a variety of stakeholders, including their parents, peers, communities, and the mass media.

Meet Our Partner: ALVF-Cameroon

  • January 6, 2016

Based in the Extreme North region of Cameroon, ALVF works to end all forms of gender-based violence, including child marriage. In this video, ALVF founder Sike Bille speaks with IWHC President Françoise Girard about how she established ALVF and began her work to end child marriage.

United States Once Again Embraces Sexual Rights−with a Catch

This fall, the Obama Administration made a decision that seems to be a step forward for sexual rights. But is it?

Meet Our Partner: APAD-Cameroon

  • November 24, 2015

APAD works to prevent child marriage and support survivors so they are able to tell their stories, demand social change, and survive on their own.

Girl Summit DC Highlights Solutions to End Child Marriage Globally

Nearly 200 advocates, experts, and US government officials gathered at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research and effective strategies for ending child marriage.

Making Space for Women’s Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa

South African writer and activist Sisonke Msimang spoke about the country's emerging movement for gender equality at a recent IWHC luncheon.

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