The activities that took place in 2018 stimulated and generated support for ongoing campaigns in countries where women are still endangered by unsafe abortion, threatened with criminal punishment, and subject to stigma in the absence of progressive laws and services that recognise safe abortion as a public health necessity and a fundamental human right.
November 25 marks the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism global campaign to end Gender Based Violence (GBV). Over the years, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights has mobilized activists, allies and advocates from around the world to bring awareness to the persistent and pervasive issue of GBV, including violations against the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all people.
September 28 is just around the corner! Together with members and partners, the WGNRR team has been busy getting ready for this year’s campaign activities, for which we have been receiving incredible support and commitment.
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.
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The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991. https://www.facebook.com/16DaysCampaign/about/
Call for Action September 28 Global Day of Action Celebrating International Safe Abortion Day Let’s challenge abortion stigma & gender stereotypes! “Step Into Our Stories, #StepIntoOurShoes” Access to safe and legal abortion is a HUMAN RIGHT, grounded in numerous human rights recognized and protected under international law, including the rights to bodily integrity, autonomy in […]
The HLPF is the central platform for the follow-up and review of Agenda 2030 at the global level. This year is the first HLPF session since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last September 2015. With the theme “leave no one behind,” this year’s session will look at all 17 SDGs.
September 28 Global Day of Action website records the actions individuals, organizations and governments worldwide are taking to defend, protect and fulfil women’s right to accessible, safe and legal abortion. It offers resources and educational materials on abortion rights advocacy as well as equips activists with hands on materials for action taking. This website is […]