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Revolutionary Mothering in Northern Cauca, Colombia

Join a new generation of writers, poets, activists, and mothers elaborate on the powerful evocations of their foremothers to highlight a radical reframing of mothering as a social, rather than biological, “practice of creating, nurturing, affirming and supporting life.”

Source: Upside Down World

Telling women to avoid pregnancy is not a solution for HIV and the Zika virus

To the development community on International Day of Action for Women’s Health: don’t curtail our rights by legitimising conservative religious ideologies.

Source: AWID and The Guardian

The Real Story Behind Ireland and Isle of Man Abortion Figures

2015 DoH report shows small change in numbers of women travelling but hide real picture of harm done by Ireland and Isle of Man’s abortion laws. 

The 2015 abortion statistics published by the Department of Health today show minimal differences in the numbers of women travelling to access a safe, legal abortion in England, reporting a slight decrease in the number of women from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and a more substantial increase in the number travelling from the Isle of Man.

Source: Abortion Support Network (ASN)

Let’s not just open the door, let’s open the dialogue

The recent Zika outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean has highlighted some areas where different sectors of the global feminist movement need to deepen reflection and dialogue about how to develop tactics and strategies for moving our collective rights and justice agendas forward.

Source: AWID Forum

Let’s not just open the door, let’s open the dialogue

The recent Zika outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean has highlighted some areas where different sectors of the global feminist movement need to deepen reflection and dialogue about how to develop tactics and strategies for moving our collective rights and justice agendas forward.

Source: AWID Forum

Let’s not just open the door, let’s open the dialogue

The recent Zika outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean has highlighted some areas where different sectors of the global feminist movement need to deepen reflection and dialogue about how to develop tactics and strategies for moving our collective rights and justice agendas forward.

Source: AWID Forum

Contest to identify Promising Practices in Addressing HIV from a Gender, Human Rights and Diversity Perspective in Latin America and the Caribbean

The CIM/OAS, UNAIDS, IPPF and DVCN are launching this contest to identify"Promising Practices in Addressing HIV from a Gender, Human Rights and Diversity Perspective in Latin America and the Caribbean".

Source: OAS Read more

Catholics for Choice Statement in Solidarity with Poland

The health, well-being and bodies of women citizens deserve better than what Poland is poised to do to them.

Source: Catholics for Choice

SRI's National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database

The Sexual Rights Initiative created the National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database to document and compare the status of law and policy related to sexual rights issues in different countries around the world.

Report on Abortion to the 49th Commission on Population & Development 2016

World Health Day was 7 April 2016 

Today, in support of women's health, we say:  

No more prosecutions for abortion 
Abortion out of the criminal law !!