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The Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network (PINSAN) and WGNRR will hold an afternoon of conversation with women and human rights groups, health providers, educators, and youth entitled Defying Odds: Addressing Challenges on Post-Abortion Care on September 28 (1-4 pm) in Quezon City. The event is intended to discuss current situation on abortion, specifically how unsafe abortion practices impact women’s health and […]

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Sept28 Events in Indonesia

Samsara Indonesia is launching events in Jogjakarta in support of Sept28 Global Day of Action. Please find below list of activities: Flashmob (September 24, Sunday) Flashmob at an open public space where locals in Jogjakarta gather for Sunday exercises. Samsara staff will be wearing symbolic t-shirts dancing to the tune of Better When I Am Dancing and […]

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Campaign Materials

On this page you will find the materials that can be used for your mobilisation for September 28. WGNRR team has developed specially for this day of action banner posters and stickers with the slogan “Diverse Actions, Different Places, One Demand!” reflecting the massive mobilisation by activists around the globe for the right to access to safe and legal abortion as a human right.

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September 28 is an Action Day! This day is an excellent opportunity for mobilising communities and staging rallies so that from different places in the globe our one demand is clearly heard – access to safe, legal and accessible abortion! When #IResistWePersist!

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Map of Global Actions

Campaign updates

Abortion battle in Poland continues

Poland remains to be at forefront of battle over women’s rights and women’s right to a safe and legal abortion.

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HRC36 Joint NGO statement on September 28

In support of the September 28 Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, Sexual Rights Initiative, Center for Reproductive Rights and Ipas have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the upcoming 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The session runs from Sept. 11-29, and […]

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Step Into Our Shoes Activity Report

It is with great pleasure that we present the 2016 report on September 28 actions undertaken by members and partners worldwide for the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion under the theme “Step Into Our Shoes.”

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“Step into Our Stories, Step Into our Shoes” / September 28 – Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion

By Love Matters in partnership with WGNRR 09.28.2016-PRESS RELEASE “I have still not shared my experience with most of my friends and family.  I want to be able to stand up and tell women that having an abortion, which 1 in 3 women do, is not such a big deal. I would like to be […]

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The experience is difficult: Step Into Our Shoes

Perspectives on abortion rights and access in Venezuela Find original post here My name is Josefina*, I’m from Caracas, Venezuela, and I am 26 years old. I’m a lawyer, activist at PLAFAM, and I was part of International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere’s Youth Network. When I was 23, I experienced firsthand what it is to […]

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Young People Choose: The International Safe Abortion Day Watchdog

This Watchdog is authored, edited and designed entirely by young people and features essays, art and poetry from around the world. We hope you will enjoy and learn from this edition of our Watchdog and we especially hope you will feel moved to action on this International Safe Abortion Day!

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“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn –

Speaking ahead of the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, a group of United Nations human rights experts* called on States across the world to repeal restrictive abortion laws and policies, and all punitive measures and discriminatory barriers to access safe reproductive health services.

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Denial of Abortion Service in Nepal

Original post By: Kumari: A Feminist In 2002, abortion was legalized in Nepal and made widely available. Abortion is permitted up to 12 weeks gestation on request and up to 18 weeks in cases of rape, incest, and health risks to the woman or fetus. Abortion services were established at most government hospitals, private hospitals, […]

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Let’s Talk Abortion

Original post By: Kumari: A Feminist There is a general logic behind the existence of human-kind in the universe. The logic is human is born to reproduce and continue its generation. Not only humans but animals also have to reproduce because of their sexual instincts. However, we now have birth control and abortion which allows […]

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September 28 has been a regional campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean for over twenty years before being taken on by SRHR activists all over the world in 2011. WGNRR undertakes September 28 annual campaigning activities in collaboration with its members, partners, and allies around the world, and as a member of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion.


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