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Women Creating Change

March 30, 2016

Women’s History Month interview with Equality Now’s Global Executive Director, Yasmeen Hassan.  Editor’...

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Interview With Yasmeen Hassan

March 8, 2016

Co-founder and Chairwoman Janvi Patel of Legal Advisory Group, Halebury, sat down with Equality Now’s Yasmeen...

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Victory For Makeda!

March 3, 2016

Justice for Girls – a legal victory 15 years in the making! We are thrilled to announce a victory in one of o...

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End “Honor” Killings

February 29, 2016

At age 19, Saba eloped to marry a young man she loved. When her father called her home, supposedly to reconcile, he and her u...

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Report: Ending Sexism In Nationality Laws

January 26, 2016

Imagine then what it is like to be born without a nationality or to be denied the citizenship of your mother, or at times you...

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Celebrating The Africa-led Movement To End FGM In One Generation

October 10, 2014

Across the African continent, people are coming together to abandon this violence against women and girls. Equality Now is a ...

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Equality Now’s Yasmeen Hassan Awarded the National Public Interest Award from Stanford Law School

November 1, 2010

“Equality under the law is the first essential step to gender equality…” Last week brought something very special f...