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Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh

September 26, 2023

Equality Now would like to express mounting concern over the escalating humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. Nagorno-Kara...

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Connections, Commitments, and Clarity of Direction: Takeaways from the 78th UN General Assembly

September 24, 2023

The 78th UN General Assembly (UNGA) was a jam-packed couple of weeks (any New Yorker will tell you the streets most certainly...

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Where you’ll find Equality Now at the 78th UNGA

September 12, 2023

It’s that time of year again: the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly is on in New York City. Equality Now ...

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Joint Statement: Maputo at 20: Undimmed Resolve – Advancing and Protecting the Rights of Women and Girls in Africa

August 18, 2023

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the ...

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The 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards: Advancing the Maputo Protocol

August 3, 2023

In partnership with Equality Now, The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition launched the 20 for 20 Solida...

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World Day Against Trafficking In Persons: Women and Girls Must Not Be Left Behind

July 28, 2023

A woman chained in a basement for years in China, an internet celebrity arrested on rape and trafficking charges in Romania, ...

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The Fight for Equality 100 years on, Why We Still Need the ERA

July 27, 2023

On July 21, 2023 – exactly 100 years after the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was unveiled – supporters of equality gathere...

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The United States is Still Violating Women’s Fundamental Human Rights

July 4, 2023

One year ago, UN human rights experts issued a powerful statement condemning the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v...

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Public Voices Fellowship on Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls

July 3, 2023

Announcing the 2023 Public Voices Fellowship on Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls Equality Now, in partnership with The...

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Where you’ll find Equality Now at The Women Deliver 2023 Conference

June 29, 2023

As one of the largest multi-sectoral convenings, Women Deliver provides a great platform for bringing together relevant stake...

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Cyclone Freddy Has Put Women & Girls in Malawi At Greater Risk of Sexual Abuse & Exploitation

June 12, 2023

By Tara Carey, Global Head of Media, Equality Now “Cyclone Freddy was a terrible experience, and now many women who lost th...

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Celebrating Our Progress: Our 2022 Impact Report 

June 12, 2023

In 2022, the world witnessed a dramatic erosion of the rights and freedoms of women and girls, including in Afghanistan, Iran...