8 MARCH 2013 - On International Women’s Day, the iERG emphasises the importance of the commitments and promises made by the international community to women's health through the MDGs and other international agreements and invites all governments, peoples, and communities to rededicate themselves to the equitable and sustainable future of women and girls worldwide.
Women should continue raising their voices; countries should demonstrate their commitment to women and girls by implementing mechanisms for independent accountability.
19 February 2013 - As the discussions on the Post-2015 Development Agenda are progressing, the iERG has submitted its comment on the Draft Report of the Global Thematic Consultation on Health.
The iERG mandate is principally linked to the 2015 targets and accountability process.
The iERG strongly endorses the recognition that the present health MDGs should still be priorities after 2015, and the recommendation that accountability and transparency be guiding principles of the new development framework.
10 December 2012 - Women and Children desperately need to experience human rights in DRC!! Miriam Were is calling the world community for urgent attention to the rights of women and children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. "The world has been standing by and watching devastation taking place in DRC for decades. What hope is there that the women and children of DRC will ever experience living within the parameters of human right let alone the right to health?", Miriam is asking in her iERG blog.
26 SEPTEMBER 2012, 1:00 pm CEST - The first iERG report for 2012 has just been launched in New York. The launch took place at the joint event of the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children and the UN Commission on Information and Accountability. The 2012 iERG report - Every Woman Every Child: from commitments to action - summarises progress on the UN Secretary-General's Global Strategy on Women's and Children's Health and the recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health.
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