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Walking to end sexual violence against young people in Bolivia

August 8, 2019

Young people in Bolivia are coming together like never before to call for an end to the country’s epidemic of sexual violen...

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Inspiring and defining everyday activism with Equality Now, Gucci & Chime for Change

August 8, 2019

Equality Now and Gucci co-host event featuring five youth activists to discuss Inspiring and Defining Everyday Activism. On T...

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Equality Now Recommends 🎬📚🎧

August 7, 2019

Whoop! It’s time for your latest round up of recommendations from our staff and supporters for books, movies, TV shows, pod...

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Consent, power, vulnerability and impunity

July 31, 2019

On 25 July, 2019, the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission released its report The Limits of Consent: Prostitution in t...

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2019

July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30th is World Day against Trafficking in Persons. It’s a chance to reinforce the urgent need to create and im...

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The World I Want To Live In

July 26, 2019

We want to live in a world where every woman and girl can make her voice heard. Tell us about the world you want to live in w...

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Sudan: Organisations across Africa condemn gross human rights violations

July 19, 2019

As women’s rights organizations from 16 African countries, we wish to strongly condemn the gross human rights violations th...

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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...