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WGNRR is seeking for a qualified young sexual and reproductive health and rights activist from the Asian region to fill a vacancy on its International Board.
 
About the role
 

The Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) joins the Philippine Reproductive Health movement in welcoming the Supreme Court of the Philippines decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012, commonly known as the RH Law.

Submitted by ICW Global and WGNRR at the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD47), April 7th – 11th, 2014
 
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 worldwide, who are committed to advancing sexual and reproductive rights.  
 

Women's Promotion Center (WPC) from Tanzania was created in 2002 with a vision of creating a society that recognizes and respects women's rights and dignity, and upholds equality between women and men. WPC’s mission is to foster and empower women’s groups to build a strong women’s grassroots movement that would bring about positive change in individual behavior and social policy.

WPC focuses its work on two major areas:

Political, health and human rights leaders from more than 30 countries issued a declaration, "The Airlie Declaration for Safe Legal Abortion," calling for the repeal of all criminal abortion laws and universal access to safe legal abortion.

On behalf of the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights and the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS, I welcome the opportunity to represent today over a thousand organizations and individuals worldwide, who are committed to advancing sexual and reproductive rights.

On March 12, 2014 AWID and Women's Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) launched a report "Our Right To Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders’ Holistic Approach to Protection". The report assesses various mechanisms that have been developed to provide protection to WHRDs at risk, including initiatives developed by national governments, and regional and international human rights bodies.

In the CSW58 that started today, WGNRR is represented by Executive Director Kathy Mulville, Asia Programme Officer Marevic Parcon and Chair of the Board Felistah Mbithe. The priority theme of the CSW58 is Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Women and Girls. 

WGNRR March 8 statement

Re-situating women’s health: advocating for a holistic approach to and inclusion of SRHR in the post-2015 development agenda