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Regional Civil Society Organizations in Solidarity to End Child Marriage in Eastern and Southern Africa

November 7, 2023

August 23rd-24th, 2023, was a diverse gathering where Equality Now, in partnership with UNFPA, hosted over 50 representatives...

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Equality Now Statement Supporting Women & Girls’ Human Rights in the Current Israel-Hamas Crisis

October 23, 2023

Issued 11th December 2023 Our thoughts are with all of those who have endured pain and loss during this harrowing time. We ap...

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Equality Now lends its voice to the regional meeting on ending FGM medicalization in the Arab States

October 23, 2023

Equality Now was honored to participate in the regional meeting on ending FGM medicalization in the Arab States in Cairo, Egy...

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Equality Now in Brazil: Strengthening Alliances for Legal and Systemic Changes to Protect Women and Girls from Violence

October 17, 2023

>>Leer en español >>Ler em português Exciting news from Brazil! This month, Equality Now had the opportunity to...

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To End Child Marriage in Southern and Eastern Africa, Governments Need To Strengthen Laws and Implementation 

October 12, 2023

By Divya Srinivasan, Global Lead for End Harmful Practices, Equality Now Almost one-third (32%) of women aged 20 to 24 in Eas...

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Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh

September 26, 2023

Equality Now would like to express mounting concern over the escalating humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. Nagorno-Kara...

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Connections, Commitments, and Clarity of Direction: Takeaways from the 78th UN General Assembly

September 24, 2023

The 78th UN General Assembly (UNGA) was a jam-packed couple of weeks (any New Yorker will tell you the streets most certainly...

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Where you’ll find Equality Now at the 78th UNGA

September 12, 2023

It’s that time of year again: the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly is on in New York City. Equality Now ...

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Joint Statement: Maputo at 20: Undimmed Resolve – Advancing and Protecting the Rights of Women and Girls in Africa

August 18, 2023

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the ...

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The 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards: Advancing the Maputo Protocol

August 3, 2023

In partnership with Equality Now, The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition launched the 20 for 20 Solida...

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World Day Against Trafficking In Persons: Women and Girls Must Not Be Left Behind

July 28, 2023

A woman chained in a basement for years in China, an internet celebrity arrested on rape and trafficking charges in Romania, ...

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The Fight for Equality 100 years on, Why We Still Need the ERA

July 27, 2023

On July 21, 2023 – exactly 100 years after the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was unveiled – supporters of equality gathere...