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Women and girls in the media

June 24, 2018

As part of our campaign “Hope Lives in Every Name”, in partnership with Hulu’s Original Series, The Handmai...

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Equality Now teams up with The Handmaid’s Tale to share real-life stories of women’s rights violations

June 20, 2018

International women’s rights organization Equality Now is unveiling a new campaign with Emmy Award-winning Hulu Original Se...

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Sisters in arms: The Maranos talk gender equality

June 12, 2018

Sisters Vanessa and Laura Marano aren’t your typical Hollywood stars. They’re feisty, driven, and passionate about women...

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#justicefornoura: Stop The Execution Of Noura Hussein

June 8, 2018

Noura, a young Sudanese girl was forcefully married off at 16 years of age, despite her protestations, the significantly olde...

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Protect PCEPA. Don’t Legalize the Sex Trade in Canada

June 7, 2018

In 2014, Canada passed the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA), which decriminalizes prostituted indi...

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What I Learned From Equality Now About How The Law Can Help Women And Girls

May 3, 2018

By Yashvi, 15yrs I am very much interested in a law career and so when my school said I had to arrange a work placement, I di...

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2018 UN Commission On The Status Of Women

March 10, 2018

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) will take place at the UN’s New York headquarters from...

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What Are You Doing For Women And Girls In 2018?

March 8, 2018

Tell us by 26 march 2018 for or a chance to have your commitment featured in our video! COMMITMENT FEATURED IN OUR VIDEO...

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Mourning the Loss of Asma Jahangir (1952 – 2018)

February 12, 2018

We at Equality Now are deeply saddened at the passing of world renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer and social justice acti...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Ending FGM

February 3, 2018

For International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), we spoke with our partner, Adama Lee, a dynamic ...

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Time’s Up! Women’s March 2018

January 24, 2018

What an incredible weekend! This year’s march was a testament to the passion, energy and activism that birthed this movemen...

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Not On My Watch: Tackling Sexual Violence in Kenya

December 1, 2017

Equality Now is only as strong as its partners. In recognition of World Aids Day today and 16 days of activism, meet one...