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Organisation of American States Urges to Decriminalise Abortion

October 9, 2014

For the first time ever a committee within the Organization of American States (OAS)—considered to be the United Nations for the Americas—is recommending that all governments decriminalize abortion in cases of rape and incest, when the woman’s health or life is at risk and in cases of fetal impairments.

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Come to the 12th International Women and Health Meeting!

October 8, 2014

The International Women and Health Meeting (IWHM) is an international forum for women’s grassroots organizations, academics, and advocates promoting women’s health, sexual and reproductive rights.The 12th meeting organised by Colectiva Mujer y Salud with the support of the International and local organising committees will take place from October 20 to 23, 2015 in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic and will mark the 40 years of the event.

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Ágnes Geréb 4th Anniversary of Arrest and Detention

October 6, 2014

5th of October, 2014 marks the 4th anniversary of the arrest of Dr. Ágnes Geréb. An arrest which led to her imprisonment for 70 days followed by house arrest for a further 3 years and 2 months. Then in late February, 2014 the Court of Appeal ruled that her confinement conditions should be relaxed for health reasons.

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WGNRR Members in Action

Every month, we feature at least one individual or member organisation to facilitate the sharing of experiences and information among the members.

Development of Peoples Foundation

September 2, 2014

The Development of Peoples Foundation, Inc. (DPF) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in the Davao City in the Philippines and established in 1969 by a group of Catholic activists. Guided by Paulo Freire’s principle of liberating the oppressed, DFP aims to improve the health and socioeconomic conditions of the urban slum dwellers. DPF’s mission […]

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