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February 16, 2019

Books Exit! by Grizelda GrootboomGrizelda’s account of her life in prostitution in South Africa, and her escape from it all...

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A Truly Global Effort is Needed to Eradicate FGM by 2030

February 6, 2019

In 2015, when the United Nations was in the process of adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), civil society organ...

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Meet Moses Ntenga – Founder Joy For Children #16days

December 12, 2018

Moses Ntenga is the founder and Director of Joy for Children Uganda, NGO that advocates both at the grassroots and on a natio...

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Equality Now Holiday Gift Catalog

December 11, 2018

Good news! We are excited to announce that this year we have created Equality Now’s Holiday Gift Catalog! We are grateful t...

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Meet Fraidy Reiss – Founder Unchained at Last #16days

December 10, 2018

Motivated by her own experience, Fraidy went onto setup Unchained at Last to help others affected by forced and “child marr...

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Thanks to you, we raised more than $1M for women & girls!

December 7, 2018

Our Make Equality Reality Gala on December 3rd in Los Angeles was a stunning success, raising more than $1 million to support...

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Meet Rob Cartwright- Equality Now Donor #16days

December 7, 2018

Rob has been an Equality Now donor since 2017. His regular gift allows Equality Now to continue our vital work.  What in...

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Meet Ivana, María, and María – Lawyers

December 5, 2018

Ivana Mónica Leyva Jimenez, María Leonor Oviedo Bellott and María del Carmen Arispe Fuentes are lawyers at CUBE the servic...

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Meet Mary – Founder of REEP #16days

December 1, 2018

Mary Makokha originally worked as a freelance journalist before founding REEP (Rural Education and Economic Enhancement Progr...

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Meet Helen Payne – Online Activist #16days

November 29, 2018

This year, through online actions Helen has stood with Noura in Sudan, the detained women’s rights defenders in Saudi Arabi...

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Meet Elba Nuñez – Lawyer #16Days

November 28, 2018

Elba is a lawyer and activist at the Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Defense of Women’s Rights. F...

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Why Give to Equality Now this #GivingTuesday

November 26, 2018

Here are the reasons you should make a gift for women and girls this #GivingTuesday It has been a roller coaster of a year fo...