We are a diverse group of young feminist advocates, gathered in New York at the Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), working for gender, reproductive, economic, ecological, and social justice and political transformation.
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.
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WGNRR Africa is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Advocacy Programme Officer (APO). The APO will be working closely with the WGNRR Africa Regional Coordinator and the wider WGNRR programme team to support and undertake SRHR advocacy and campaigning activities at local, national and regional levels in Africa.
It is with great pleasure that we present the 2016 report on September 28 actions undertaken by members and partners worldwide for the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion under the theme “Step Into Our Shoes.”