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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...

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Equality Now Holiday Gift Catalog

December 11, 2018

Good news! We are excited to announce that this year we have created Equality Now’s Holiday Gift Catalog! We are grateful t...

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Meet Fraidy Reiss – Founder Unchained at Last #16days

December 10, 2018

Motivated by her own experience, Fraidy went onto setup Unchained at Last to help others affected by forced and “child marr...

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Thanks to you, we raised more than $1M for women & girls!

December 7, 2018

Our Make Equality Reality Gala on December 3rd in Los Angeles was a stunning success, raising more than $1 million to support...

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Meet Rob Cartwright- Equality Now Donor #16days

December 7, 2018

Rob has been an Equality Now donor since 2017. His regular gift allows Equality Now to continue our vital work.  What in...

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Meet Ivana, María, and María – Lawyers

December 5, 2018

Ivana Mónica Leyva Jimenez, María Leonor Oviedo Bellott and María del Carmen Arispe Fuentes are lawyers at CUBE the servic...