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An Open Letter to Pope Francis

November 7, 2018

The objective of this letter is to publicly call out Pope Francis’ reckless rhetoric and explain why it is not acceptable for a leader to attack people doing healthcare work in service to some of the most marginalized and ignored among the world’s poor. It also asserts the right to have abortion, which has demonstrated support around the world, even in predominantly Catholic countries.

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October 12, 2018

With stringent and devastating rollbacks affecting the SRHR movement globally, the need for collective action and resistance is at an all-time high. At present, WGNRR does not receive financial support or funding for our global reproductive justice campaigning. In order to continue our global campaigning, we need your support!

Please donate, and help us fundraise for future global initiatives, and to sustain our work!

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September 28 – International Safe Abortion Day: Global Day of Action

September 28, 2018

On the occasion of September 28 International Safe Abortion Day – Global Day of Action, WGNRR together with partner organisations and networks demand the normalisation of abortion. Although the legal status of abortion varies across regions, abortion is usually stigmatised and commonly thought of as  a “rare” and “uncommon” procedure. We know the reality is much […]

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Call for New Executive Director

August 3, 2018

WGNRR is currently seeking an Executive Director to lead the work of the Network, with particular emphasis on management, fundraising and long-term sustainability of the organization. 

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WGNRR Condemns the recent stabbing of 3 SRHR defenders in Chile

August 2, 2018

When political leaders and government officials permit attacks on WHRDs and/or are unresponsive when cases of harassment and violence are brought to light, they impede human rights and are complicit in the perpetuation or even legitimization of the harassment experienced by WHRDs.

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#SRHRyouthblog: looking back, looking forward by Sarryna Gesite

July 25, 2018

I think the very first time I got curious about my sexuality and reproductive health, was when I first started menstruating. From there, my family instilled in me the correlation of menstruation, pregnancy, and of being a “legitimate” woman, since then I have protected my body and have been overly cautious – worried about even […]

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ASIA PACIFIC FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: #APFSD2018 WOMEN’S CONSTITUENCY STATEMENT

March 29, 2018

Women’s human rights are crucial to achieving Agenda 2030 and sustainable development. The very principles that human rights are indivisible and interconnected must be the foundational guidelines for SDG monitoring and implementation. Asia Pacific women, in all their diversity, understand that the patriarchy manifested in fundamentalisms, neoliberal globalisation, conflicts and militarism is the structural driver of deepening inequalities, and undermines women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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