SOLIDARITY REQUEST: A call to recognize, protect and support women human rights defenders and women’s movements

Civil society statement on the occasion of the Women Foreign Ministers Meeting 21-22 September 2018, Montreal, Quebec, Canada   Please consider signing on to the statement below!!   Next week, on September 21 and 22—for the first time ever—women foreign ministers will be coming together at a meeting hosted by Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, and her European Union counterpart, Federica Mogherini.  A group of civil society organizations from the Women, Peace and Security Network-Canada … Continued

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY SOUTH KOREA: Rally in Seoul on 7 July 2018

TO: Joint Action for Reproductive Justice network: Center for Health and Social Change, Femidangdang, Femimonsters, Flaming Feminist Action, Korea Sexual Violence Relief Center, Korean Women’s Associations United, Korea Women’s Hot Line, Network for Glocal Activism, Sexual and Reproductive Rights Forum, Womenlink, Women with Disabilities Empathy On behalf of the members of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion in 119 countries around the world, I am writing to express our solidarity with everyone … Continued

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY POLAND: Why does your government hate women so much?

To the Members of the Polish Sejm and the parliamentary clubs: The International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion has nearly 1,300 members in 119 countries who support women’s right to safe abortion. On behalf of all the members of the Campaign, I am writing to urge you to drop this vicious, anti-women, anti-abortion bill. It will not stop abortions, it will not save babies who could not survive on their own no matter … Continued

JOB ADVERTISEMENT: We’re looking for a new Director!

Job Advertisement: Director Overview The purpose of the Campaign is to build an international network that brings together individuals and organizations with an interest in promoting and providing safe abortion, and to create a shared platform for advocacy, debate and dialogue, and the sharing of skills and experience. The Campaign is looking for a new Director to start as soon as possible. Details Location: London Hours: 35 hours per week Salary: Depending on experience Contract … Continued

Open Letter to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

My concerns regarding these recommendations are threefold: the first is to do with your definition of “a person”. The second is to do with the reasons why women have abortions vs. how different laws address and codify reasons for abortion as legal or illegal grounds. The third is that I believe including any ground for abortion in the law whatsoever – apart from permitting abortion at the woman’s request – is a mistake because it serves to restrict women’s autonomy and decisions over their own bodies.

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