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Briefing Paper: Deepfake Image-Based Sexual Abuse, Tech Facilitated Sexual Exploitation and the Law 

January 17, 2024

Deepfake image-based sexual abuse represents a growing and alarming form of tech-facilitated sexual exploitation and abuse t...

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Information on Tajikistan for consideration by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at its 87th Session -December 2023

January 10, 2024

We respectfully submit this report for consideration during the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women ...

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ENDING CHILD MARRIAGES IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA: A MULTISECTORAL APPROACH

December 20, 2023

The underpinning principle of a multisectoral approach is an intentional, coordinated collaboration between relevant partners...

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Equality Now’s New Book Explores Distribution of Marital Property under International and Islamic Law

November 29, 2023

Equality Now and the Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counseling in Palestine published the book,”The Distribution of...

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Maputo Protocol – A Memoir

November 28, 2023

In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights ...

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The Solidarity Statement on Ending Child Marriage in Eastern and Southern Africa

November 2, 2023

While recognising the  importance of domesticating the SADC Model Law in Southern Africa, 34 civil society organizations...

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Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee over the USA’s Failure to Uphold the Rights of Women and Girls in all their Diversity

October 19, 2023

The United States of America is violating its international legal obligations by failing to uphold the human rights of women ...

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Input for SR VAWG’s report on violence against women and children in custody cases in Latin America and the Caribbean December 2022  

October 12, 2023

Equality Now, Sisma Mujer, CLADEM, Asociación Civil El Paso, Asociación de Mujeres de Guatemala AMG, DEMOS, Pan American De...

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Submission to The UN Human Rights B-Tech Project Call for inputs: Gender, Tech & the Role of Business -September 2023

September 30, 2023

Equality Now presents the following submission in response to the UN Human Rights B-Tech Project Call for inputs: Gender, Tec...

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Mexico- Submission to the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at its 88th Pre-Session Working Group September 2023

September 21, 2023

This submission highlights the failure by the State of its duty to develop and comply with its obligations under the Conventi...

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The United States of America – Submission to the Human Rights Committee at the 139th Session September 2023

September 15, 2023

Equality Now, the ERA Coalition, Unchained at Last, the US End FGM/C Network and the Alliance for Universal Digital Rights (A...

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Iran- Information on the Islamic Republic of Iran for its review by the Human Rights Committee at the 139th Session September 2023

September 13, 2023

Equality Now, the Centre for Supporters of Human Rights (CSHR), and Femena present the following submission in advance of the...