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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 ...

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No more deaths: It’s time for Sierra Leone to protect the lives of women and girls and enact a law against FGM

February 28, 2024

In January 2024, three girls in Sierra Leone lost their lives to FGM. Kadiatu Bangura, 17, Salamatu Jalloh, 13, and Adamsay S...

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Female Genital Mutilation Continues Amid Sudan’s Conflict and Forced Displacement

February 27, 2024

By Paleki Ayang, Gender Advisor for the Middle East and North Africa, Equality Now  South Sudan, February 26, 2024: Fema...

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New research brief: Doxing, digital abuse and the law

February 27, 2024

Doxing typically involves the deliberate sharing of private, personally identifiable information on the internet, without con...

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Announcing a new partnership between Equality Now, ANDHES and CLADEM aimed at ending sexual violence in Tucuman, Argentina

February 23, 2024

We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership in Argentina with CLADEM (Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Def...

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Where You’ll Find Equality Now At CSW68

February 22, 2024

The sixty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations Headquarters in New Y...

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We have come too far to go back now: Preserving and implementing the Anti-FGM Law in The Gambia is a mark of meaningful progress

February 17, 2024

Opinion by Dr. Isatou Touray and Faiza Mohamed On September 11, 2023, Human rights advocates and the broader human rights com...

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Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting in Asia remains a neglected problem 

February 7, 2024

By Nawmi Naz Chowdhury, Global Legal Advisor at Equality Now Significant advances have been made in Africa towards ending fem...

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As we advocate for Zero Tolerance for FGM, let’s not ignore this important Accountability Tool: The ACHPR-ACERWC Joint General Comment on FGM 

February 5, 2024

Nearly 140 million women and girls in the African continent have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM),  a serious human...