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#SRHRyouthblog: Looking back, Looking forward by Marinella Matejčić

June 13, 2017

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.”

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Finance Officer – Africa Region

May 24, 2017

WGNRR Africa is seeking an experienced public Accountant to serve as the Finance Officer (FO). The FO will be working closely with the WGNRR Africa Regional Coordinator, the WGNRR Finance Manager and the WGNRR Executive Director to support and undertake the financial management of WGNRR Africa in the Dar-es-salaam.

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Welcome Letter from 122 Civil Society Organisations Worldwide to newly appointed WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros

A new WHO Director-General, Dr. Tevros was appointed at the World Health Assembly (May 22-May 31). In this regard, and in the context of May 28 (International Day of Action for Women’s Health), Global Doctors for Choice, IFMSA, IPPF, and WGNRR have put together a letter for the new Director-General, congratulating him on his appointment and asking him to support and advance all commitments to women and girls’ health, particularly their SRHR. Over 120 different Civil Society Organisations endorsed the letter.

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Platform for Women’s Reproductive Rights in Croatia organise action to resist “March for life”

May 23, 2017

Activists speaking out for women’s rights, specifically regarding access to safe and legal abortion services organised a series of actions in the wake of the so-called “Walk for life” in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb. Actions were organised to highlight the real intentions of the conservative-led gatherings and warned that this walk had nothing to do with the preservation of life but rather, one that has an agenda to restrict abortion accessibility and to make it illegal.

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Call for New Board Members

April 20, 2017

WGNRR is currently seeking a number of new board members to strengthen our governance and support for the Executive Director and staff team.

Potential applicants should provide a 2 page CV and a one page outline of why they possess the required qualifications, why they want to join the WGNRR, and detailing the skills and experiences they could bring to the organization by the 14th May 2017

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