Mark the Day! May 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health

May 3, 2016

  For over 30 years, women’s rights advocates and allies have mobilized all over the world on May 28, the International Day of Action for Women’s Health. This year, WGNRR encourages its members, partners and allies worldwide to organize actions in their communities and advocate for women ’s comprehensive health and wellbeing, particularly their unmet […]

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WGNRR Celebrates the life of Magaly Pineda

April 1, 2016

Magaly Pineda (1943-2016) *A continuación en Español WGNRR joins the thousands of voices that mourn the loss and celebrate the life of one of the greatest feminist figures in Latin America. Magaly Pineda impacted the lives of millions and was a source of encouragement and inspiration for feminists of all ages. At WGNRR we cherish the wonderful joint […]

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WGNRR’s participation at the High Level Forum on Adolescent Girls and Agenda 2030

March 16, 2016

WGNRR’s Advocacy Officer Lara Cousins participated as a panelist at the event which focused on how investing in adolescent girls – especially in their education and SRHR – will ensure sustainable development for all. Theme of the panel:“Leaving no Adolescent Girl behind: Protecting and upholding the rights of every girl” Moderated by Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s […]

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February 24, 2016

WGNRR staff will be present and active at the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women which will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016. The Priority theme will be: “Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development” Visit the website! Contact […]

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WGNRR’s September 28 Campaign Report

We are happy to share the 2015 report for the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion! Thanks to partners and members the 2015 Campaign was a great success with more than 100 actions around the world and over 2 million people mobilized online! 2015 September 28 Report

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WGNRR at 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights

December 16, 2015

WGNRR Africa Programme Officer, Nondo Ejano, will be participating in the 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights: Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa, The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on 8-12 FEB 2016 in ACCRA, GHANA. Are you participating in the 7th ACSHR? Please let us know […]

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WGNRR at 3rd IWAC Congress

Are you participating in the 3rd IWAC congress to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 26-29 January 2016? Please let us know by emailing

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September 28: Today is the day! It’s time to bust the myths surrounding abortion!

September 28, 2015

September 28 has been a regional campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean for over twenty years before being taken on by SRHR activists all over the world in 2011. WGNRR undertakes September 28 annual campaigning activities in collaboration with its members, partners, and allies around the world, and as a […]

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Youth SRHR Advocates at the Post-2015 Summit!

September 24, 2015

We at WGNRR are thrilled that youth SRHR advocates will have a strong presence at this weekend’s United Nations Sustainable Development Summit!  Through the Youth Leadership Working Group (YLWG) and with support from UNFPA, WGNRR and fellow YLWG members put forward seven youth SRHR advocates to join a group of young leaders in attending the […]

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