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Words and Deeds: Sex Discrimination in Economic Status Laws

January 31, 2023

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

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Sexual Violence Laws In Eurasia: Towards a consent-based definition

January 23, 2023

This report examines legal provisions relating to sexual violence in five Eurasian countries – Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyr...

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Enhancing Policy Responses to Addressing Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) in Kenya

January 12, 2023

Every year, over 400 million children around the world are exposed to child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA). Defined as ...

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Words and Deeds: Sex Discrimination in Violence Laws

November 23, 2022

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

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Words and Deeds: Sex Discrimination in Marital Status Laws

October 11, 2022

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

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The State We’re In: Ending Sexism in Nationality Laws – 2022 Edition – Update for a Disrupted World

July 7, 2022

We have seen good progress in achieving equality in nationality laws with 19 countries making partial or full legal reforms a...

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Use of the Multi-Sectoral Approach to Ending Gender-Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

March 23, 2022

Gender-based violence (GBV) often referred to as “violence against women” is considered as any harmful act that is perpet...

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Amplifying Survivor Voices: Interviews with survivors of gender based violence in Kenya

December 2, 2021

Over the past twenty-nine years of Equality Now’s quest to realize a just world for women and girls, it has been critical f...

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A Culture of Shame: Sexual Violence and Access to Justice in Uzbekistan

November 23, 2021

Around the world, rape and sexual abuse are everyday violent occurrences. Rape is always an act of violence and an expression...

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Ending Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Women and Girls: A Call for International Standards

November 15, 2021

Online sexual exploitation and abuse are growing at an alarming pace globally. Women and girls are particularly vulnerable as...

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Failure to Protect: How Discriminatory Sexual Violence Laws and Practices are Hurting Women, Girls, and Adolescents in the Americas

September 16, 2021

Being able to live a life free from violence, including sexual violence, is a fundamental human right. Despite this, sexual v...

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Eliminating Caste-Based Sexual Violence in India – Recommendations for the prevention of sexual violence against Dalit women and girls

August 31, 2021

These recommendations have been collated by the National Council of Women Leaders (NCWL) with support from the ...