The Philippines should allow abortion in certain cases, said a spokesperson of the Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network (Pinsan) at the UN. Ana Maria “Princess” Nemenzo, who also spoke on behalf of the Center for Reproductive Rights, Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR), and PINSAN, and is currently the national coordinator of WomanHealth Philippines, delivered this message during the Philippine UPR Report Consideration at the 25th Meeting of the 36th Regular Session Human Rights Council on September 22, 2017
Dear members, allies, colleagues, and friends of WGNRR, After eight years at WGNRR, our Executive Director Kathy Mulville, is stepping down from her position at the end of September 2017. She successfully led the WGNRR team through transition from the Netherlands to the Philippines, expanding the organisation through the establishment of offices and presence in […]
I grew up in one of Nairobi’s biggest slums- Mukuru Kayaba. My mother was one of the women trained by AMREF to assist women giving birth. Listening to my mother’s daily debriefs I became acutely aware of the high rates of maternal mortality in our community from an early age. Later on in my first […]
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.
The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) is excited to announce the addition of Yvette Kathurima to the WGNRR Board, who brings with her many years of SRHR expertise and feminist activism. The WGNRR Board provides leadership and financial oversight of WGNRR’s vision and mission towards the full realisation of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all people.
WGNRR wants to congratulate Jayathma for being appointed by SG António Guterres as Envoy on Youth, and look forward to a strong and continued collaboration. In particular working together so that young people’s voices are heard in regards to their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
WGNRR is excited to present the second post of our Youth Blog Series: “Looking back, looking forward: My journey into SRHR activism by Marinella Matejčić. “People who know me have this running joke about how everything I do is sex. I write about sex, talk about sex, tweet about sex, write project proposals that involve sex. Quite frankly, that is true: although it’s not just sex – it’s sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice.”