El Presidente Danilo Medina debe vetar la reforma al Código Penal y respetar los compromisos internacionales de derechos humanos de la República Dominicana. En el marco del 25 de Noviembre, Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer, la Red Mundial de Mujeres por los Derechos Reproductivos (RMMDR) llama al gobierno de […]
President Danilo Medina must veto the penal code reform and uphold the Dominican’s Republic international commitment to human rights. In light of November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) calls on the Dominican Republic to stop the institutional violence against women […]
In a press statement civil society organizations from across the Asia Pacific region expressed their disappointment at the regressive outcomes document agreed to by the States. They questioned the lack of progressive language on sexual rights and on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). CSOs also reiterated the need for accountability and financial and political will to ensure States’ commitments under the BPfA, including ensuring that these commitments are included in the post 2015 development agenda.
On November 25, the Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women, submit letters to the embassies of seven countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, where abortion is completely prohibited and penalized demanding that governments ensure access to safe and legal abortion.
WGNRR’s Asia Programme Officer, Marevic Parcon, delivered a statement of Asia-Pacific CSOs during the review of the progress and remaining challenges in implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Asia and the Pacific at the Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing +20 Review. The CSO statement calls […]
Originally a small voluntary women’s collective in Pakistan in 1975, Shirkat Gah has evolved into a leading women’s rights organization in Pakistan. Shirkat Gah is committed to a just, vibrant and democratic society in which women are fully empowered, human rights and dignity are enjoyed equally by all without discrimination, where peace prevails and resources and opportunities are ensured on a sustainable and equitable basis.