Southwestern Kenya has the worst statistics in the country with respect to teen pregnancies and STIs amongst girls, and high rates of maternal mortality, and unsafe abortions. Monica Oguttu talks about what her organization, KMET, is doing to help adolescent girls and young women be healthy and thrive.
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.
Grupo Curumim is working with government health care workers and educators so they can provide young people with accurate, nonjudgmental, and honest information about their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Maria José “Zeca” Rosado of CDD-Brazil speaks about the younger generations of Brazilian women who are more likely to identify as both Catholic and pro-choice, even as the Vatican and Church leaders continue to speak out against women's sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Guacira Oliveria of Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria in Brazil speaks about the challenges of advocating for women's and human rights in a newly conservative political climate.
In this video, IWHC's partner Reprolatina discusses how they provide accurate and engaging sexual health information to young people in Brazil.
In 2014, the International Women's Health Coalition celebrates its 30th anniversary. Watch this video to learn more about the work IWHC does to support visionary leaders and advance the health and rights of women and girls around the world.