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ICW-CYWAG-WGNRR Joint Statement on the occasion of the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

June 8, 2016

In light of the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, the ICW Chapter for Young Women, Adolescents, and Girls (CYWAG) and the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) emphasize the need to place young women and girls living with HIV at the center of all strategies and responses to ending the epidemic. In particular, the full human rights of young women and girls living with HIV must be realized, including their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)!

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WGNRR at Women Deliver Global Conference 2016

June 3, 2016

May 16-19 WGNRR was present at the 4th Women Deliver Global Conference. The Conference’s goal was to bring together diverse voices and interests to drive progress, particularly in maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and to build capacity, share solutions and forge partnerships. In all, the Women Deliver 2016 Conference brought more than 5,700 policymakers, researchers,  advocates, […]

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WGNRR at the Thirty-sixth session of ECLAC in Mexico City

June 2, 2016

Mexico City, 23-27 May 2016 WGNRR was present at the 36th Session of ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean). The session provided a forum for the consideration of issues related to the economic and social development of the countries of the region and an opportunity to review the progress of the Commission’s activities […]

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Mabel Bianco for CEDAW Expert Committee

The Argentinian government put forward FEIM’s president, Mabel Bianco, as a candidate for the Committee of Experts of CEDAW for  the period 2017-2021. Mabel Bianco is a renowned advocate for women and girls’ rights in her country, in Latin America and the Caribbean and in the world. She has been an activist in the women’s movement […]

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Philippine SRHR NGOs Position Paper to Decriminalize Abortion

May 17, 2016

Philippine SRHR NGOs submitted a Position Paper to the Philippine Commission on Human Right in relation to the ongoing National Inquiry on Reproductive Health Rights. The paper is entitled, “Position Paper to Decriminalize Abortion, Provide Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, and Ensure Humane, Nonjudgmental, Compassionate Post-Abortion Care”.

The Philippines must decriminalize abortion, provide access to safe and legal abortion, and ensure humane, nonjudgmental, compassionate post-abortion care.

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