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.

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#StepIntoOurShoes this September 28: Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

September 7, 2016

Call for Action September 28 Global Day of Action Celebrating International Safe Abortion Day Let’s challenge abortion stigma & gender stereotypes! “Step Into Our Stories, #StepIntoOurShoes” Access to safe and legal abortion is a HUMAN RIGHT, grounded in numerous human rights recognized and protected under international law, including the rights to bodily integrity, autonomy in […]

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August 12: International Youth Day

August 4, 2016

International Youth Day 2016: #YouthVoicesMatter! Uphold Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights! This International Youth Day, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) and the Latin American Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN) join advocates worldwide in calling on governments to ensure young people’s meaningful participation in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation […]

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Statement of the Major Groups and Other Stakeholders during the HLPF 2016 Session 4 on Voluntary National Review

July 20, 2016

WGNRR participated in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development happened on 11-20 July 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York.  WGNRR’s Asia Programme Officer, Marevic Parcon, attended the event with the support from the Asia Pacific Regional CSO Mechanism. Marevic was selected to speak on behalf of the Major Groups and Other Stakeholders […]

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OSCs Internacionales y Defensoras de los Derechos Humanos condenan la propuesta del partido ARENA en El Salvador

July 14, 2016

Las abajo firmantes, organizaciones miembros de la sociedad civil internacional y organizaciones defensoras de los derechos humanos condenamos enérgicamente la propuesta de reforma presentada por el grupo parlamentario ARENA al Código Penal en El Salvador./ We the undersigned civil society and women human rights defender (WHRD) organizations worldwide strongly condemn the proposal of the ARENA party to reform the Penal Code in El Salvador.

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ICW-CYWAG-WGNRR Joint Statement on the occasion of the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

June 8, 2016

In light of the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, the ICW Chapter for Young Women, Adolescents, and Girls (CYWAG) and the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) emphasize the need to place young women and girls living with HIV at the center of all strategies and responses to ending the epidemic. In particular, the full human rights of young women and girls living with HIV must be realized, including their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)!

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