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WGNRR and ICW joint statement on CSW59

March 29, 2015

ICW and WGNRR JOINT STATEMENT Submitted at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (March 9-20, 2015) We the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights and the International Community of Women Living with HIV, welcome the opportunity to represent at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women […]

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NGOs urge Obama to address harmful implementations of the Helms Amendment

March 17, 2015

 WGNRR among 142 other organizations from 34 different countries signed a urging President Obama  to use his executive authority to ensure proper implementation of the Helms Amendment, of which the incorrect application has created huge barriers for women and girls in conflict settings in accessing safe abortion services and post-rape care. Watch here the video launched on International Women’s Day that […]

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Youth Leadership Working Group letter to UN Secretary General

Following the February Post-2015 Negotiation session, WGNRR in collaboration with other members of the Youth Leadership Working Group (YLWG) wrote and delivered a letter to the Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly, and Post-2015 Co-Facilitators, regarding the inclusion of young people and youth issues in the Post-2015 Agenda. Endorsed by the UN Major Group for […]

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Statement on the Political Declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

March 10, 2015

Twenty years after the adoption of Beijing, this version of the Political Declaration is not what women need.

There has been tremendous progress toward gender equality and the realization of the human rights of women and girls. However, many of the gains that women and girls have made are under threat and women and girls worldwide face extraordinary and unprecedented challenges, including economic inequality, climate change and ocean acidification, and rising, violent fundamentalisms.

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This International Women´s Day Send your “Words of Hope” to Las 17

March 5, 2015

In honour of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015, we invite all members, partners, and allies to send us your “Words of Hope” through postcards and letters, which we will forward to the remaining Las 17 and other incarcerated women on 1 April 2015, marking one year since the original requests for their pardon.

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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.

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Global Media Foundation – WGNRR member from Ghana

March 17, 2015

The Global Media Foundation (GlomeF), was founded in 2005 by the human rights  journalist and anti-corruption crusader, Raphael Godlove Ahenu Jr.. Dedicated to the betterment of the underprivileged and marginalized sections of society, GlomeF works in the northern sector of Ghana linking and facilitating resources for sustainable development in the following thematic areas: Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights Human […]

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