IWHC – Celebrating Françoise Girard Named New President‏!

    The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) has named Françoise Girard, long-time women’s champion in the fields of global health and human rights, as its new President. Girard has a distinguished history in these fields with a particular focus on women’s health, sexual and reproductive rights, sexuality and HIV/AIDS. Girard will work closely with IWHC’s staff, board, partner organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America, international agencies … [Read more...]

IWHC, Stories of Youth Advocacy‏

  To round out the United Nations International Year of Youth we are highlighting the stories of youth health and rights advocates from around the world on our blog Akimbo for the next few weeks. In December 2009, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 64/134 proclaiming the year commencing 12 August 2010 as the International Year of Youth. The resolution calls upon governments, civil society, individuals and communities worldwide to support activities at local … [Read more...]

MOTHER’S DAY, honor her with with a truly meaningful gift‏ !

Sunday May 8 is Mother’s Day, an occasion to take a moment from our daily routines and acknowledge the importance of those special, inspiring women in our lives. Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, friend, teacher, lover, or roommate, choose to celebrate them with a special hand-written and mailed or emailed Mother’s Day card from the International Women’s Health Coalition. With each card you send, you are supporting a global movement of women who are working to make pregnancy … [Read more...]

MOTHER'S DAY, honor her with with a truly meaningful gift‏ !

Sunday May 8 is Mother’s Day, an occasion to take a moment from our daily routines and acknowledge the importance of those special, inspiring women in our lives. Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, friend, teacher, lover, or roommate, choose to celebrate them with a special hand-written and mailed or emailed Mother’s Day card from the International Women’s Health Coalition. With each card you send, you are supporting a global movement of women who are working to make pregnancy … [Read more...]

IWHC: New York Rally for Women’s Health at Foley Square – February 26, 2011

  Earlier this week, we expressed deep concern about the latest GOP Assault on women’s health and urged you to take action against unprecedented funding cuts and policy restrictions on some of the most important women's health programs and services both here in the United States and abroad.  The GOP majority in Congress has launched an assault on women’s health and rights.Their latest budget proposal would make unprecedented funding cuts to some of the most important women’s health … [Read more...]

I.W.H.C. – Action Alert!

   Last week, we expressed deep concern about the latest GOP Assault on women’s health and urged you to take action against unprecedented funding cuts and policy restrictions on some of the most important women's health programs and services both here in the United States and abroad.Unfortunately, despite the efforts of you and thousands of others, the GOP majority in Congress finalized action early Saturday morning on a funding bill that maintained the cuts and imposed new, harmful … [Read more...]

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