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Sexual abuse and exploitation in the aid sector

July 31, 2018

The International Development Committee report into Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in the Aid Sector published on 31...

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2018

July 26, 2018

The World Day against Trafficking in Persons is held every year because human trafficking is a thriving criminal enterprise t...

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An Open Letter from Feminist & Human Rights Organizations and Human Rights Defenders Regarding Human Rights Violations against Women in The Arab World and Greater Morocco

July 19, 2018

An Open Letter from Feminist & Human Rights Organizations and Human Rights Defenders Regarding Human Rights Violations ag...

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If you could change one thing for women and girls, what would you choose?

July 6, 2018

As part of our “Hope Lives in Every Name” Campaign, we reached out to influential women from across different pro...

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Women and girls in the media

June 24, 2018

As part of our campaign “Hope Lives in Every Name”, in partnership with Hulu’s Original Series, The Handmai...

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Equality Now teams up with The Handmaid’s Tale to share real-life stories of women’s rights violations

June 20, 2018

International women’s rights organization Equality Now is unveiling a new campaign with Emmy Award-winning Hulu Original Se...

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Sisters in arms: The Maranos talk gender equality

June 12, 2018

Sisters Vanessa and Laura Marano aren’t your typical Hollywood stars. They’re feisty, driven, and passionate about women...

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#justicefornoura: Stop The Execution Of Noura Hussein

June 8, 2018

Noura, a young Sudanese girl was forcefully married off at 16 years of age, despite her protestations, the significantly olde...

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Protect PCEPA. Don’t Legalize the Sex Trade in Canada

June 7, 2018

In 2014, Canada passed the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA), which decriminalizes prostituted indi...

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What I Learned From Equality Now About How The Law Can Help Women And Girls

May 3, 2018

By Yashvi, 15yrs I am very much interested in a law career and so when my school said I had to arrange a work placement, I di...

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2018 UN Commission On The Status Of Women

March 10, 2018

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) will take place at the UN’s New York headquarters from...

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What Are You Doing For Women And Girls In 2018?

March 8, 2018

Tell us by 26 march 2018 for or a chance to have your commitment featured in our video! COMMITMENT FEATURED IN OUR VIDEO...