2017 Calendar Of Events - Equality Now

2017 Calendar Of Events

Follow along with our calendar to stay up to date on how our staff and partners are working to make equality reality for women and girls around the world.








12 June

Jacqui Hunt, Director, Europe Office attends the Human Rights Council session in Geneva, Switzerland.

14 June

Faiza Mohamed, Director, Africa Office speaks at the National seminar for parliamentarians on the UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and its implementation in Uganda.

16 June

Day of the African Child

20 June

New York City: EN's Yasmeen Hassan will speak on women's rights following a performance of the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's all female Pakistani play, Acquittal. Motivated by the playwright's own experiences in prison, Acquittal is a groundbreaking play that focuses on four Pakistani women unjustly imprisoned during General Zia-ul-Haq’s discriminatory Hudood Ordinances in the 1980’s. 


Acquittal play

21 June

Equality Now, along with our partners, hosts a panel discussion at the United Nations headquarters in New York City focused on using the Global Plan of action to combat sex trafficking in persons and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end the scourge of trafficking in women and girls. Invite only


24 June

Equality Now's Global Executive Director Yasmeen Hassan and actor, activist and filmmaker Maria Bello take the stage for the lunch keynote at BlogHer17 in Orlando, Florida.



10 July

High-level Political Forum to discuss sustainable development in 2017 begins at United Nations headquarters in New York City. As a side event to the forum, Equality Now, UN Women and the Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations are hosting a panel discussion and screening of excerpts from the film Sands of SilenceInvite only


18-21 July

Equality Now hosts a lawyer training in Tanzania

30 July

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons


9 August

A Breeze of Hope in Bolivia, founded by survivor-activist Brisa de Angulo, leads marches around the country to recognize National Day Against Child Sexual Assault and in Solidarity with Child Victims.

Brisa Breeze of Hope

30 August

Join Everlane’s Facebook Live event at 7pm ET when powerhouse women, including our own Yasmeen Hassan, discuss activating and empowering communities through innovation and creativity! In New York? Join the conversation in person! RSVP to the event here.

Don't miss out on the Everlane's newest 100% Human collection - Equality Now receives $5 for every purchase! 

Everlane Banner


19 September

As a part of Global Citizen Week, P&G presents: An Evening for Women & Girls on Tuesday from 5:00 - 7:00pm. An evening to bring together the fiercest advocates, leading campaigners, and most inspirational minds working tirelessly to ensure access to quality education for young girls. EN's very own Yasmeen Hassan will be speaking! Register here

23 September

New York City: Join us in celebrating girls and women everywhere, and help us imagine the future of The Women’s Building! Featuring live performances, community art projects, kids’ activities, food and drink for purchase, and more, this family-friendly event is a chance to learn more about The Women's Building, meet other members of our community, and imagine our future together. RSVP here!


16 October

In honor of Equality Now's 25th anniversary year, our London office is hosting an "Evening Experience in recognition of Anti-Slavery Day" in partnership with the Sophie Hayes Foundation. Invite only 

30 October

Equality Now's 25th Anniversary Gala

Save the Date Gala 2017

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