WGNRR’s Written Statement for CSW62

October 19, 2017

WGNRR welcomes the focus of the Commission of the Status of Women on gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. In particular, we would like to draw the Commission’s attention to fulfilling the sexual and reproductive health and rights of rural women and girls, as a crucial component of realizing their rights, and in turn their empowerment and wellbeing.

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Safe Abortion Advocates Urge the Philippine Government to Decriminalize Abortion

September 23, 2017

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

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Letter from WGNRR Board: Farewell to ED Kathy Mulville

August 28, 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 […]

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#SRHRyouthblog: Looking back, Looking forward by Catherine Nyambura

August 11, 2017

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 […]

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WGNRR Welcomes New Board Member: Yvette Kathurima

July 20, 2017

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.

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