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YW4A partnership focuses on strengthening human rights for young women in Egypt, Kenya, Palestine, and South Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 7,  2022 – The Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy and Accountability (YW4A) programme is an innovative new …

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MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett award Equality Now $15 million gift to advance women’s and girls’ rights

USA, New York, March 23, 2022 – Equality Now, a leading international women’s rights organization that harnesses the law to protect and promote …

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Africa making progress on tackling gender-based violence thanks to multi-sectoral approach but shortfalls remain, finds new report

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 23, 2022 – A new report has found countries in Africa are making progress in addressing and preventing …

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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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Explore our in-depth resources on women’s rights issues, including sexual violence, sexual exploitation, harmful practices, and legal discrimination from our expert network of lawyers and activists.