29 MAY 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The iERG held their 2nd open consultation with stakeholders to talk about accountability for women's and children's health.
As last year, the Consultation was part of the information-gathering process supporting the development of the second iERG report to be submitted to the UN Secretary-General in September, 2013.
This year the consultation took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the occasion of the Women Deliver Conference 2013.
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.
HAVE YOUR SAY!