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Fact Sheets

Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – US Factsheet

April 9, 2024

This factsheet is a quick guide for communications and media professionals who are looking to cover female genital mutilation...

Fact Sheets

I need the ERA because…without the ERA, the US violates international law

March 8, 2024

In October 2023, the United States was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and for the first time, a UN tr...

Toolkits & Manuals

Reporting on the ERA: A toolkit for journalists

March 8, 2024

The Equal Rights Amendment has ongoing and urgent political and cultural relevance in the US and around the world. As a journ...

Fact Sheets

I need the ERA because… economic rights are human rights

March 5, 2024

In the United States, women do not have protections nor an explicit guarantee of equality on the basis of sex or gender withi...


Words And Deeds: Sex Discrimination In Economic Status Laws – 2024 Update

March 5, 2024

The 4th UN Conference on Women in 1995 was the birth of The Beijing Platform for Action, the most progressive blueprint ever ...


Briefing Paper: Doxing, Digital Abuse, and the Law

February 27, 2024

This brief provides preliminary research findings on the legal frameworks in nine focus jurisdictions designed to protect peo...


Azerbaijan – Information for consideration by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at its 30th Session, February 2024

February 5, 2024

Equality Now, Public Union “Clean World” Aid to Women, Rovshana Rahimova, and Independent Living Center for People with D...


How Russia implements the CoE Convention on the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation: Russia’s Civil Society Report, February 2024

February 1, 2024

Equality Now and the Stichting Justice Initiative Project provide the reply to the questionnaire to the third monitoring roun...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...