The U.S. Rejected a UN Resolution on Violence Against Women—Because Abortion

A representative from the U.S. announced to the UN that “we do not recognize abortion as a method of family planning, nor do we support abortion in our reproductive health assistance.”

The Future of U.S. Leadership in Ending Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

It is vital that the U.S. continue to act to prevent violence against women and girls already suffering from conflict and violence.

Where Gender and Terrorism Intersect

Experts are making a case for examining terrorism through a gender lens—and examining what we lose when we cut women out of peacemaking and gender politics out of counterterrorism.

There Is No Women’s Economic Empowerment Without Reproductive Empowerment

We urge Ivanka Trump and the Trump Administration to recognize that health, education and reproductive rights are fundamental building blocks of economic empowerment.

Alleviating Poverty Elevates Women Around the World

By supporting women and children around the world, we build a strong global economy.

Inside the Women-Led Global Alliance to Save the Planet

15 women mayors from major cities are determined to act against climate change, whether or not their federal governments join them.

Men Behaving Badly and 34 Million Friends

There have been over 7,000 safe births in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Why? Because of the United Nations Population Fund.

Healing the Hidden Wounds of Epidemics

They would not touch her. They let her die without treatment. That is what stigma looks like.

The Trump Administration Just Slashed More Critical Family Planning Funds

The Trump administration has cut $32.5 million in funding for The United Nations Population Fund.

Women Are a Forgotten Priority in Global Health Security

Throughout global societies, women’s roles place them at the epicenter of risk from disease outbreaks and epidemics.

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