This statement was presented by Christelyn Sibugon on behalf of WGNRR. Click on the image and watch the video at 1:01:14 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 sexual and reproductive health and rights […]
This March 8 I share a bit about my story, which is the story of many—the story of all—about how feminism and activism changed my life. Ever since I decided to use the “purple glasses” my life has not been the same. I no longer stand silent in the face of injustices and I fight from my trench to contribute towards the movement—this March 8 I add my voice, I cry out for Beatriz, for the 17, for all the women who have died for feminicidal violence, for all women who have died or are in prison because of a retrograde and absurd law. Ni una menos, vivas y libres nos queremos.
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I was named Smriti (meaning memory) by my mom, in memory of her five year old son who she lost to illness. During my childhood, I was often reminded of how my mother had almost died giving birth to me in an obstructed and prolonged labor. My mother had also been subject to inhumane and […]
The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) joins millions of activists and partner organizations around the world in commemorating World AIDS Day, December 1, 2017. On this day, WGNRR calls for global attention to the unmet full realization of the right to health for all people living with HIV.
November 25 marks the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism global campaign to end Gender Based Violence (GBV). Over the years, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights has mobilized activists, allies and advocates from around the world to bring awareness to the persistent and pervasive issue of GBV, including violations against the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all people.