Join the #WhatWomenWant Campaign!

IWHC is proud to support #WhatWomenWant, a global campaign led by the ATHENA Network in partnership with women’s civil society, to advance gender equality within and outside of the HIV response. We seek to amplify women's voices, highlight our realities, and power our solutions by creating a platform for women and young women to influence global policy discourse.

#WhatWomenWant is powered by young women who want to be meaningfully involved in making change for women and girls, there are many ways to get involved! Snap a selfie holding a sign that says #WhatWomenWant, and tag @NetworkATHENA to tell world leaders what you need to realize gender equality, to prevent and address HIV, to eliminate gender-based violence, or to fulfill your sexual and reproductive health and rights. Contribute to the Young Feminist Blog Series, take a 60-second voice or video recording of your solutions, or support the movement.

#WhatWomenWant operates through the engagement of an expansive network of [primarily] women-led organizations and individuals working to advance women’s rights and health, to identify and communicate key advocacy opportunities. With your contribution, #WhatWomenWant aims to:

  • Bring attention to the urgent need to address women’s rights and gender-related disparities within the HIV response and outside of it
  • Put women and young women in charge of defining their own agendas
  • Harness the lived experience of women and young women in all of their diversity to create advocacy tools by and for women, to advance their own solutions wherever they are
  • Identify leadership opportunities for women and young women in all of their diversity, to engage stakeholders and be meaningfully involved in the decision making processes that most affect their lives

Visit the #WhatWomenWant campaign website to post your solution today!