(8 February 2014) further adds that even though progress has been made towards the achievement of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)--from halving extreme poverty rates to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 through the implementation of International Conference on Population and Development Program of Action (ICPD PoA), this achievement has not been universal.
continues its work, in partnership with such groups as Amnesty International, Catholics for Choice, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and various African and Asian NGOs.
is headed by UP professor Sylvia Estrada Claudio, a favorite resource person of television talk shows where she does not openly say her group is pro-abortion.
* The work of international networks and organizations on abortion: the Campaign for an Inter-American Convention on Sexual Rights and Reproductive Rights; Catolicas por el Derecho a Decidir, CDD; Women's Link Worldwide; Ipas; Mama Cash; Amnesty International; Oxfam/Novib; WGNRR
Under this Call for Action, WGNRR
encouraged groups to urge their governments to respect the agreements of the ICPD Programme of Action.
For more information, visit WGNRR
's website at www.wgnrr.org/.
Corner House Briefing 31, joint project between Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR
) and The Corner House.
For the first several years, the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network coordinated the calls for action on maternal mortality for May 28 in collaboration with the Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR
For the first eight years, May 28th was celebrated with the Campaign for the Prevention of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity, coordinated jointly by the Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights, WGNRR
(the Netherlands) and the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network.
The Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR
), in collaboration with the People's Health Movement (PHM), has issued this call for action because violence against women continues to be a human rights and public health emergency worldwide.
(6.) Sarah Bradshaw, A Gender Critique of the MDGs (Nicaragua: CISAS, 2004) cited in Sarah Bradshaw, "The Millenium Development Geals and the Global Gender and Health Agenda," WGNRR
Newsletter 82 (2004) no.
This Day of Action was established in 1987 in San Jose, Costa Rica, during a meeting organized by the Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR