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International Womens Health

Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Younger

Nancy C. Lee | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Nancy C. Lee

I am 64 years old. There, I admit it. Women don't always want to admit their age, but there is one really good thing about seeing the decades roll by: I finally appreciate that "women's health" means different things at different times.

Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Our Lifetime: The Vision of Efua Dorkenoo (1949-2014)

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

A radiant light escaped earth when a woman named Efua Dorkenoo, fighting cancer, took her last breath in her husband's arms on October 18, 2014.

Respectful Care With a Sense of Momentum

Brigid McConville | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Brigid McConville

It remains a scandal that childbirth is the leading cause of death for young women in many countries -- and that is fortunately a far cry from birth in the UK. But the concept of dignity, our universal rights to respect and care during childbirth, connect all mothers and midwives, wherever we live.

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Cut More Funding For Women's Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that zeroes out U.S. aid to the United Nations Population Fund, a women and children'...

Promising Steps Toward International Women's Health

Cecile Richards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cecile Richards

We should commend the members of the G-8 for their new commitments to women and girls, and I challenge these and all governments to keep the momentum going.