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Global Best Practices in Combating Forced Marriage

January 26, 2024

Abducted, raped, forced to marry her rapist. Murdered when trying to escape the marriage she never wanted. Forced into marria...

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Parliament to Consider Landmark Draft Law that Aims to Prevent Child Marriage in Lebanon

January 25, 2024

In light of the move by the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee in Lebanon to discuss a draft law that aims to unify the age...

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The rise of deepfake image-based sexual abuse necessitates urgent and comprehensive responses from technological innovation, legal reform, and societal awareness   

January 22, 2024

A new research brief, co-authored with AUDRi with support from law firm Hogan Lovells, Deepfake image-based sexual abuse, tec...

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Women’s Human Rights Defender Faces Imprisonment in Kazakhstan

January 16, 2024

Equality Now Statement of Support for Dina Smailova Equality Now would like to extend our support for Dina Smailova, a human ...

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Addressing the drivers of child marriage in Uganda, with Joy for Children Uganda’s Moses Ntenga

January 8, 2024

Uganda’s 1995 Constitution – the supreme law of the country –  sets the legal age of marriage at 18 years old....

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Feminist Culture Club — 2023 Top Picks in Film, TV, Podcasts, and Books

January 8, 2024

Popular culture, expressed through art, literature, sound, and film, can be a powerful way to explore women’s diverse persp...

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South Asian Women and Girls Need Responsive Legal Systems to Gender Violence

January 8, 2024

Criminal justice systems in South Asia are failing women despite stark statistics on the prevalence of violence. WHO estimate...

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Prolonged Droughts Are Putting Girls in Kenya at Heightened Risk of Child Marriage and Other Human Rights Abuses

December 11, 2023

By Tara Carey, Global Head of Media, Equality Now In Kajiado County, a drought-stricken region along Kenya’s border with Ta...

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84 Organizations Urge Immediate US Government Action to End Sex Discrimination  

December 8, 2023

Following the favorable adoption of our recommendations by the United Nations Human Rights Committee in November of 2023, dur...

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Stalling at The Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence – The Time to Act is Now 

December 1, 2023

By S. Mona Sinha, Global Executive Director at Equality Now, and Ivana Bartoletti, Co-Founder of the Alliance for Universal D...

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The SOAWR Coalition Call to Action and Accountability Statement to the African Union Member States

November 30, 2023

Introduction We, members of the SOAWR Coalition, are deeply concerned about the continued violation, infringement, abuse, and...

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Statelessness: Why Nationality Rights Are Crucial For African Women

November 28, 2023

Nationality rights encompass the legal acknowledgement of an individual’s connection to a specific nation. It confers upon ...