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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...

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The Road to Ending Global Sexual Violence

April 30, 2024

April marked Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Equality Now’s 32nd anniversary. Over the years, we’ve been steadfast in ...

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Implementing Survivor-led FGM Law in Washington State

April 23, 2024

By Mel Bailey, Communications Officer N. America, Equality Now In the United States over 513,000 women and girls are living w...

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Statement by Equality Now on the Occasion of the 43rd Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts

April 15, 2024

1.Anti-FGM Law in The Gambia We are alarmed by the fast-developing situation in The Gambia, where attempts are being made to ...

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Where Regional Meets Global: Equality Now Staff from Latin America Reflect on CSW68

April 2, 2024

>> Leer en español Meet Sandra Ramírez and Sofía Quiroga. One is an international human rights lawyer based in Colom...

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Bringing Gender Equality to the World Stage: Equality Now at CSW68

April 2, 2024

The sixty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), the largest annual meeting on gender equality host...

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An Icon at 90: Gloria Steinem’s Enduring Quest for Equality

March 25, 2024

Equality Now is proud to celebrate the 90th birthday of the revered writer, political activist, and feminist organizer, Glori...

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Beyond A Reasonable Doubt: Legal Arguments & Justice for Survivors 

March 13, 2024

UPDATE: On Thursday, April 25, 2024, the New York State Court of Appeals overturned Harvey Weinstein’s 2020 rape and se...

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Why Women’s Rights Are Vulnerable in America

March 8, 2024

By Shivangi Misra, Global Legal Advisor at Equality Now The US government often takes a strong and vocal position on internat...