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Health and Education

Four ways to combat South Carolina’s OB-GYN Shortage 

by WREN on May 15, 2024

Everyone should have access to the healthcare they need when they need it, especially when it comes to reproductive health. Unfortunately, South Carolina currently has a shortage of medical professionals who specialize in women’s health, making it extremely tough for many people to access essential services.  According to a 2022 report from March of Dimes,

News, Policy Updates

Victory in the Fight to End Period Poverty 

by WREN on Apr 30, 2024

Victory in the Fight to End Period Poverty  WREN applauds the South Carolina Senate for unanimously passing a bill to remove the sales tax on menstrual products such as pads, tampons, and menstrual cups. We hope the Governor will sign the bill into law. By removing the regressive “tampon tax,” South Carolina has taken a

News

Now Hiring: Director of Finance  

by WREN on Apr 17, 2024

Job Posting  Position: Director of Finance Reports to: Chief Operating Officer   About the Position:   The Director of Finance is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organization. This position demands adept financial management, strategic thinking, strong interpersonal abilities, and a steadfast dedication to the organization’s mission and values.  This

News

Now Hiring: Operations Coordinator

by WREN on Apr 17, 2024

Job Posting  Position: Operations Coordinator Reports to: Chief Operating Officer   About the Position:   The Operations Coordinator is an integral member of the operations team, providing essential support for the organization’s strategic objectives. With the Chief Operating Officer, this position assists with processes, facilities management, human resources, and IT, collaborating with all staff to ensure the

News

Now Hiring: Grants Manager 

by WREN on Apr 1, 2024

Job Posting Position: Grants Manager Reports to: Chief Development Officer About the Position: The Grants Manager will directly oversee researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals and reports that support the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network’s objectives and meet funders’ guidelines and criteria. This highly organized individual will serve as the primary grant writer, manage

News

Now Hiring: Digital Fundraising Manager

by WREN on Apr 1, 2024

Job Posting Position: Digital Fundraising Manager Reports to: Chief Development Officer About the Position: The WREN team is excited to hire a dynamic Digital Fundraising Manager to lead and manage digital fundraising and donor engagement initiatives for our organization. In this role, you will join a team ready to tackle any challenge head on and

Advocate Stories

Four Historical Women from South Carolina  

by Demetria Mosley on Mar 26, 2024

South Carolina has a fascinating history and culture, enriched with inspiring stories of brave individuals who raised their voices to uphold justice, equality, and human rights.    As we celebrate Women’s History Month, WREN would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the women who displayed incredible strength and courage while dedicating their lives to freedom. We

Policy Updates

 A Look Back at Our Wins  

by Demetria Mosley on Mar 20, 2024

 The Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network (WREN) is committed to creating positive change thoughtfully and intentionally. We have partnered with communities most affected by the issues we address to advocate for change. WREN understands that achieving systemic change requires the involvement of those most affected. Therefore, we prioritize inclusion in our advocacy efforts. Our ultimate

Economic Opportunity

Three Ways to Support the Economic Well-Being of South Carolinians   

by Demetria Mosley on Mar 15, 2024

Our work at the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network is deeply influenced by the courage and bravery of past and present generations, who have fought hard against discrimination and barriers for marginalized communities.    The movement to advance the well-being of women*, girls, and gender-expansive individuals is a powerful force of collective voices combating inequalities worldwide.

Health and Education

Let’s improve South Carolina’s pregnancy-related death rates 

by Demetria Mosley on Jan 24, 2024

Addressing the issue of pregnancy-related deaths in our state requires all of us to admit a hard truth: South Carolina must adapt if its residents are to have a home state that is safe and thriving.   As WREN advocates for various rights and freedoms in our state, we must all be willing to confront some