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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...

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Why Legal Equality Is Key to Women’s Economic Rights and Well-Being

March 8, 2024

By Antonia Kirkland Global Lead, Legal Equality and Access to Justice and Bryna Subherwal, Global Head of Advocacy Communicat...

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6 Reasons to Support Equality Now This International Women’s Day

March 6, 2024

International Women’s Day is Friday, March 8. Billions of women live without full legal equality, so we’re calling for ur...

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Equality Now and Our Partners Welcome the Recommendations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women on Tajikistan

March 4, 2024

In December 2023, Equality Now,  Women Lawyers for Development, and the Your Choice Public Foundation submitted information ...