International Adolescent Health Week

The theme for International Adolescent Health Week 2023 (IAHW) is COUNTDOWN. With and for Adolescents: Building a Healthier and More Inclusive Future. GWIHR is a sex workers’ organization whose goal is to reduce mortality among sex workers as a result of sexual reproductive health-related infections, gender-based violence, and poverty.

International Women’s Day 2023: GWIHR calls for improved participation of sex workers in innovative digital spaces.

In the statement titled ” International Women’s Day 2023: DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality”, GWIHR described IWD which is commemorated every year on 8th March, as a remarkable day to acknowledge and celebrate women’s achievements and also highlight gaps in inclusion and raise awareness of gender equality.


The human toll of unsafe abortion in Africa is the highest in the world, where 56%of the world’s unsafe abortions occur, and women face the highest risk of mortality after unsafe abortion.