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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 ...

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Sexual Violence in South Asia: Legal and Other Barriers to Justice for Survivors

April 20, 2021

Protection gaps in rape laws and barriers to accessing justice continue to lead to effective denial of justice for survivors ...

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Courage: Survivors of child marriage in Georgia share their stories

December 7, 2020

This publication tells the stories of seven women, victims of violence, who were forced to marry as children. Some were able ...

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UK Women and Girls Manifesto 2019

December 1, 2020

The upcoming UK General Election offers an opportunity for all political parties to explicitly support equality for women. Wo...

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Justice Denied: Sexual Violence & Intersectional Discrimination – Barriers to Accessing Justice for Dalit Women and Girls in Haryana, India

November 24, 2020

Dalits – officially designated as Scheduled Castes by India’s Constitution – are at the bottom of caste and cla...

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Honor over Justice: How Kuwait’s Penal Code is failing to protect the human rights of women & girls

November 19, 2020

This document, produced in partnership with Abolish Article 153, is an analysis of the domestic provisions with reg...