Statement on situation in Afghanistan
Women in Global Health (WGH) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating conditions of women and girls in all areas of Afghanistan under Taliban control, as documented by the continued and substantiated reports of grave violations of human rights, including all forms of discrimination and restrictions placed upon them.
August 25, 2021
In response to the Nairobi Statment on ICPD25: Strengthening Women’s Leadership and Gender Equity in Global Health to Accelerate Implementation of ICPD
Women in Global Health recognise the landmark ICPD adopted by 179 countries in Cairo Egypt 25 years ago in 1994. We recognise the impact of the Programme for the rights of women and girls, gender equality and therefore for sustainable development and all of humanity.
November 16, 2020
We Raise Our Voices in Solidarity
We are experiencing and witnessing challenging times. As we write this, the world is processing the tragic events that have taken place in the US: unjust killings of African-Americans, including Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have spurred demonstrations and demands for justice.
June 3, 2020
Heroines in Health at UNGA74
Honoring women health pioneers is integral to WGH. Heroines of health hold a variety of positions including department heads, nurses, community health workers (CHW), researchers, physicians, policymakers, representatives of INGOs, midwives, educators, human rights activists, and volunteers.
September 24, 2019