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Day of the African Child: It’s time to let girls learn

June 14, 2024

June 16 marks the Day of the African Child, a day to celebrate the children across Africa and renew commitments to addressing...

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The Belém do Pará Convention at 30: Understanding the impact on women’s rights in the Americas

June 7, 2024

Governments, civil society, and other international actors are gathering in Chile in the Conference of States Parties of the ...

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The Belém do Pará Convention at 30: Five things you should know

June 7, 2024

1. What is the Belém do Pará Convention?  The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication...

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The Recent Election of Women Leaders

June 6, 2024

Mexico recently became the first North American nation to elect a female leader, joining a growing global list of countries t...

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World Environment Day: Celebrating the Women of the Environmental Movement

June 5, 2024

June 5 is World Environment Day, an international moment to celebrate the changemakers who strive to protect our planet and i...

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Equality Now Statement Condemning Violence Against Women in Sudan

May 31, 2024

Equality Now strongly condemns the egregious human rights violations including the pervasive use of sexual violence occurring...

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Legal Reform is Urgent To Address Sexual Violence In Bolivia

May 24, 2024

>> Leer en Español By Barbara Jimenez-Santiago, Regional Representative for LAC at Equality Now, Brisa de Angulo Losad...

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Five reasons why Equality Now’s “We Change the Rules” podcast is a must-listen for feminists everywhere

May 21, 2024

It’s 2024, yet in every part of the world, women and girls continue to be treated as second-class citizens under the law. I...

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Family law in Africa: 5 things you should know

May 13, 2024

1. What is family law?  Family laws govern family structures and relationships and play a crucial role in shaping the li...

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My Experience With Motherhood: a Struggle and a Joy

May 10, 2024

Marie Grantham Photography By Lindsay Denton, Supporter and Mother’s Day Honoree Last week, my daughter asked me what my fa...

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Argentina under Milei: The First 120 Days of a Government Marked by Wide-ranging Attacks on Women’s Rights

May 2, 2024

>> Leer en Español By Sofia Quiroga, Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Pr...

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To Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights, We Need Equal Rights Amendments

May 1, 2024

By Antonia Kirkland, Global Lead on Legal Equality and Access to Justice, Equality Now Today the Arizona State Senate will vo...