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WREN joins our partners in celebrating Trans Day of Visibility in South Carolina

by WREN Staff on Mar 23, 2023

WREN believes in a world where all people, no matter their race, financial status, or gender identity, are safe and thriving. We advocate and fight for freedom.   This year, WREN joins our partners in celebrating Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) in South Carolina. Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV), is an international day designated to lifting

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We all DESERVE equal wages!

by WREN Staff on Mar 14, 2023

WREN is committed to closing gender and race-based pay gaps and advancing economic security for women, girls, and gender-expansive people! This #EqualPayDay, we acknowledge there is still a lot of work to be done to create a South Carolina where everyone is safe and thriving. What is Equal Pay Day? Equal Pay Day is the

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Statehouse Recap | Feb. 7 to 9

by WREN STAFF on Feb 14, 2023

Last week at the South Carolina Statehouse, our anti-freedom legislatives were able to pass bills that threaten our bodily autonomy and censor how students learn about race and gender. While these harmful attacks on our bodies and our students were happening, we were also able to advocate for Paid Leave for Teachers. A lot happened

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WREN’s 2022 Impact Report

by WREN Staff on Dec 20, 2022

Click the image below to read WREN’s 2022 Impact Report! As 2022 comes to a close, the word that most comes to mind as we reflect on all of you in our network is proud. During a year of unprecedented and relentless attacks on our fundamental rights, the WREN network has shown our strength, determination,

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Pro-Abortion Advocates Take Action Against Ban in Charleston

by WREN STAFF on Aug 17, 2022

Pro-Abortion Advocates Take Action Against Ban in Charleston CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – As South Carolina legislators debated a total ban on abortion in the statehouse today, reproductive justice advocates gathered in their communities to stand together in the fight for abortion access for all. The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) held an abortion advocate

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WREN Testimony in Opposition to Abortion Ban 

by WREN Staff on Aug 17, 2022

WREN’s CEO Ann Warner testified during the August 17 Senate  Medical Affairs Committee: Thank you, Chairman Verdin, for the opportunity to address the Senate Medical Affairs Committee today. My name is Ann Warner, and I am the CEO of WREN, a South Carolina-based non-partisan non-profit organization with a mission to build a movement to advance

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PRESS RELEASE: Reproductive Freedom Advocates REJECT Abortion Bans 

by WREN Staff on Aug 17, 2022

Reproductive Freedom Advocates REJECT Abortion Bans   COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) joins reproductive freedom advocates and organizations across the state in speaking out against bans that restrict access to abortion and strip people of their right to decide what happens to their bodies and their lives.    Today, members of

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Upcoming Legislation Dates for Access to Abortion in South Carolina

by WREN STAFF on Aug 11, 2022

Upcoming Legislation Dates for Access to Abortion in South Carolina After The U.S. Supreme Court made the decision to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion, WREN and partners became proactive on working against any total abortion bans in South Carolina. Help advocate against abortion bans by contacting your legislators and letting them know we REJECT

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Job Opening: Vice-President, Development and Communications

by WREN Staff on Jul 28, 2022

Vice-President, Development and Communications Position Description Overview of Position The Vice President of Development and Communications is an exciting new leadership position at WREN, South Carolina’s leading gender justice advocacy organization. WREN’s mission is to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, gender expansive people, and their families