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Tanzania, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teen Mother’s Access To Education!

June 29, 2017

The situation is worsening in Tanzania as police have started to arrest pregnant schoolgirls rather than arresting their...

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Celebrating Partnership

June 25, 2017

For the last 25 years, our partners have been at the core of everything we do. With shared vision, passion, and principl...

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25 Conversations. 25 African Schools.

June 16, 2017

2017 DECEMBER UPDATE: We are committed to finding solutions to protect students from the abuses that came to light durin...

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Demand That The US End Child Marriage By Setting A Minimum Age Limit!

June 2, 2017

Child Marriage is a truly global issue, affecting 15 million girls a year. Learn how the US is failing to protect girls from ...

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Snapshot 1992

May 25, 2017

We opened our doors during a pivotal time in history. The 20th century was coming to a close and the world was changing in dr...

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April – May 2017 Newsletter

May 19, 2017

Equality Now board members from all over the world gathered in London this month to discuss our global strategic vision ...

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United States – Let Girls Learn!

May 17, 2017

On 18 May, US Senator Shaheen (D-NH) introduced foreign policy legislation to restore federal funds to keep girls in sch...

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She Helped Me Find My Voice

May 12, 2017

For our 25th anniversary and in recognition of countries celebrating Mother’s Day in May, here at Equality Now we ...

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How Many Girls Must Die Before Liberia Stops FGM?

May 9, 2017

On 31 March 2017, Zaye Doe, a sixteen-year-old girl died during forced Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Liberia’s Tappita...

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Celebrating Everyday Activism In NYC

April 24, 2017

Equality Now has been supporting the activism of women and girls around the world for the past 25 years. We have seen fi...

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Sierra Leone Must Let Girls Learn

June 21, 2016

Equality Now Is Working With Partners To End Sexual Violence Against Girls In Sierra Leone. UPDATE: In March 2020, the gove...

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Equality Now Africa Celebrates Its Sweet 16!

June 17, 2016

In 2000, Equality Now opened its Africa Office in Nairobi, Kenya. In May 2016, staff looked back on 16 ye...