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 Written Statement for CSW59

October 28, 2014

The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, representing over a thousand organizations and individuals worldwide working to realize the full sexual and reproductive health and rights of all people, welcomes the focus of the Commission of the Status of Women on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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WGNRR’s Statement on the Proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Kenya

September 11, 2014

As a network of more than 1,000 members advocating, promoting and defending sexual and reproductive rights worldwide, especially of those who are most marginalized, the Women’s Global Network of Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) calls on the Kenyan National Assembly to reject the highly worrisome draft bill relating to foreign and national LGBTQI[1] individuals. WGNRR urges the […]

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Statement of the Civil Society on non-recognition of SRHR

August 18, 2014

In response to the lack of recognition of SRHR during the 3rd Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) civil society organisations, including WGNRR, presented a statement outlining critical issues and areas to address in Beijing +20.

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CSOs Submitted a Letter to UN Secretary General on the inclusion of women’s SRHR in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

June 19, 2014

CSOs and individuals across the world endorsed the May 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health Letter addressed to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at UNFPA, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at UN Women, and the two OWG co-chairs. The letter that calls for the inclusion of women’s sexual and reproductive health […]

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On May 28, International Day of Action for Women’s Health, Women’s Rights Defenders Mobilize Worldwide Calling for the Inclusion of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

May 28, 2014

On May 28, women’s rights defenders and activists from all over the world are mobilizing to observe May 28th International Day of Action for Women’s Health.Various activities will be organized by sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) organizations and women’s advocacy groups, to call on governments and the international community to ensure a holistic, inclusive, and human rights-based approach to women’s SRHR in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

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MAY 17 – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 17, 2014

It is high time for LGBTQI communities and their defenders worldwide to live lives free from violence and discrimination. Join us in the fight to create more inclusive societies embracing the human rights of dignity and equality, where people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are accepted and celebrated!

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Press release on re-launch of May 28 campaign – May 8 2014

May 13, 2014

WGNRR is undertaking the re-launch of the May 28 campaign in collaboration with over 20 international, regional and national organizations, in an effort to mobilize women all over the world to demand the inclusion of their human right to health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, of which our sexual and reproductive health and rights are an integral part.

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ORAL STATEMENT Submitted by ICW Global and WGNRR at the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (April 7th – 11th, 2014)  

April 28, 2014

  This statement was presented by Lara Cousins on behalf of ICW Global and WGNRR. Watch the video:   Honourable Chairman, On behalf of the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, and the undersigned organizations, I value the opportunity to represent over a thousand organizations and individuals […]

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