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Campaigning for equal nationality rights in Lebanon

July 18, 2019

On July 4th, Equality Now MENA, in partnership with the Committee for the Follow Up on Women Issues (CFUWI), launched the cam...

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HLPF 2019: Women’s and Girls’ Rights must be Central to Sustainable Development

July 16, 2019

Equality Now participates in the UN’s annual High Level Political Forum to push UN member states to protect and advance the...

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The World I Want To Live In

July 5, 2019

We want to live in a world where women and girls are not at risk of sexual violence. Tell us about the world you want to live...

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To the Sudanese Military Council: Please do not lose sight that this is an opportunity for democracy, stability, fairness, and prosperity for all in Sudan

June 21, 2019

A statement in response to President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan stepping down in 2019. By Judy Gitau, Africa Co-ordinator at Equ...

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The World I Want To Live In

June 20, 2019

We want to live in a world where women and girls are not at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) or other harmful practice...

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On International Women’s Day, Support Laws That Respect and Protect Women and Girls

March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to celebrate and reflect on the social, political, and cultural achievements of w...

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Over 50 human rights groups call for immediate release of Saudi women’s rights defenders

March 1, 2019

The following letter was sent to over 30 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of States calling on UN Member States to adopt a resolu...

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Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm on the ERA

February 27, 2019

For Black History Month, we honor Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress. During her first y...

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Coming Together Against Sexual Violence in Bolivia

February 22, 2019

Equality Now was there meeting with the Commissioners and supporting partner organizations and young survivors of sexual viol...

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What we’re reading, watching, listening to, and more!

February 16, 2019

Books Exit! by Grizelda GrootboomGrizelda’s account of her life in prostitution in South Africa, and her escape from it all...

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A Truly Global Effort is Needed to Eradicate FGM by 2030

February 6, 2019

In 2015, when the United Nations was in the process of adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), civil society organ...

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Meet Moses Ntenga – Founder Joy For Children #16days

December 12, 2018

Moses Ntenga is the founder and Director of Joy for Children Uganda, NGO that advocates both at the grassroots and on a natio...