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Campaigners fear girls could be put at risk of FGM/C by Bohra religious leader’s UK visit 

UK, London, July 26, 2022 – As organisations committed to the safety and wellbeing of girls and women, we are jointly raising our concerns over how girls could be at …

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A quarter of countries still have nationality laws that discriminate against women

KENYA, Nairobi, July 7, 2022 – A quarter of countries still have discriminatory nationality laws that deny women the same nationality rights as men, reveals a worldwide report by the …

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Our experts 

Equality Now’s staff and partners are experts on women’s rights, with representation across Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East.

They are available for media interviews on a number of topics, including:

  • Women’s rights at national, regional, and international levels.
  • Legal equality for women and girls.
  • Ending sexual violence, especially around legal frameworks and access to justice.
  • Ending sexual exploitation and trafficking for sexual exploitation, including vulnerabilities to exploitation and the role of technology.
  • Ending harmful practices including FGM and child marriage, and especially regional and international legal frameworks and the global nature of the issues.

We also have a network of partners across the world and can connect media representatives with local and national organizations on request.

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