Feminist activists have seen their hard work pay off as the UN 61st Commission on the Status of Women adopted a set of Agreed Conclusions that made significant commitments to advance women’s rights and economic empowerment in the changing world of work.
This statement was presented by Sarah-Jane Biton on behalf of WGNRR on March 20, 2017. A recording of the statement delivery is available here with Sarah-Jane’s participation at 1:48:06. Honourable Chairman, On behalf of the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, I value the opportunity to represent over a thousand organizations and individuals worldwide, who are committed to advancing […]
This March 8 2017, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) stands in solidarity with the International Women’s Strike, the Women’s March and the wider global feminist movement in commemorating International Women’s Day.
At a time when women’s human rights, and particularly sexual and reproductive rights continue to be systematically violated worldwide, mobilization both within and beyond our communities is needed now more than ever, in order to resist any rollback on our rights and advance sexual and reproductive justice for all.
WGNRR is excited to participate at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women #CSW61 that will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017. WGNRR and partners will be hosting, attending and participating at a couple of CSW side events and parallel events.
Peace Foundation Pakistan is a women-led not-for profit organization that works for women’s human rights. They focus on Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Violence against women, education and poverty reduction.