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Watch: I’m Just A Law

May 13, 2016

Watch The Video, Raise Your Voice! No More #unsexylaws In 1995, 189 countries pledged to “revoke any remaining laws tha...

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U.S. Military Is Still A Hostile Environment For Women

May 11, 2016

Since 2013, together with our partner the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN), we have been working to combat se...

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April 2016 Member News

April 30, 2016

A round-up of our work in April 2016 News COMING SOON – EQUALITY NOW’S NEW LOOK AND FEEL We may not be turning 25 until n...

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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...