WGNRR Statements

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WGNRR respond to the solidarity calls of our networks and members around the world who struggles for sexual and reproductive health and rights, justice and dignity.


WGNRR’s Statement for World AIDS Day 2017

December 1, 2017

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.

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16 Days of Activism: How will you take action this November 25?

November 25, 2017

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.

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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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#YoungFeministVisions: A Photo Project

April 7, 2017

Young feminists of different civil society organizations from all over the world have come together in solidarity for the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (13-24 March) and the 50th Commission on Population and Development (3-7 April) in New York. In a political climate of increasing conservatism, religious fundamentalism, funding withdrawals and the aggressive rollback of the rights of women and marginalized people, young feminists have gathered to share an alternative vision of a world that respects all genders, upholds gender equality, and places human rights at the core of its mandate. Young feminists, in all their diversities, are the driving force in their communities, building intersectional movements and pushing for political agendas that cross boundaries and advance human rights for all.

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Oral Statement Presented by WGNRR at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) — March 13-24, 2016

March 22, 2017

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 […]

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