AWID is an international, feminist, membership organisation committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights

Become a Member

© Adolfo Lujan | Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) - modified

SRI's National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database

The Sexual Rights Initiative created the National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database to document and compare the status of law and policy related to sexual rights issues in different countries around the world.

Report on Abortion to the 49th Commission on Population & Development 2016

World Health Day was 7 April 2016 

Today, in support of women's health, we say:  

No more prosecutions for abortion 
Abortion out of the criminal law !!

Call for Papers: The Geographies of Bodies and Borders

Deadline : 4 July 2016

Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are encouraged submit proposals for the fourth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research (publication December 2016)

Source: Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research Read more

Hidden Casualties: Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights & Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center for Reproductive Rights' report on the hidden casualties of sexual and reproductive health and rights and sexual violence in conflict. 

Right to sexual and reproductive health indivisible from other human rights - UN experts

UN experts comment on the right to sexual and reproductive health. 

Abortion in Chile: Urgent Solidarity Request

One year on from the introduction of a bill in the Chilean Congress that legalizes abortion on three grounds, we are calling on President Bachelet to give a strong political signal and a guarantee that they will carry out their emblematic commitment to Chilean women to reform the law on abortion. Please sign this petition to support liberalization of this law.

Share this

Abortion in Chile: Urgent Solidarity Request

One year on from the introduction of a bill in the Chilean Congress that legalizes abortion on three grounds, we are calling on President Bachelet to give a strong political signal and a guarantee that they will carry out their emblematic commitment to Chilean women to reform the law on abortion. Please sign this petition to support liberalization of this law.

Share this

Call for papers on sexuality, sexual and reproductive health in later life

With a growing number of older people in the world, it is time for Reproductive Health Matters to look more closely at the sexual and reproductive health of people in this different stage of life.

Source: Reproductive Health Matters Read more

Research on abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication discusses various aspects of the most important issues of research on induced abortion, from a critical review of results and methodologies. It aims to identify trends and remarkable results in each subject.

International Women's Health & Human Rights: An Open Online Course

This course provides an overview of women's health and human rights, beginning in infancy and childhood, then moving through adolescence, reproductive years and aging.

Source: International Women's Health & Human Rights Read more