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The latest on women’s rights across the world, including breaking news, expert opinion, and resources from Equality Now.

Our latest press releases

Traditional Leaders in Liberia Make Historic Announcement Declaring Ban on Female Genital Mutilation 

LIBERIA, Monrovia, February 9, 2023: Safe Hands for Girls – represented by the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Jaha Dukureh – and Equality Now wish to …


Call for Governments to Repeal Laws that Discriminate against Women’s Economic Rights

UNITED KINGDOM, London, January 31, 2023 – Women worldwide are being made more vulnerable to human rights violations because of sex discriminatory laws and policies that restrict …


Sexual violence laws in Eurasia enable impunity for perpetrators

GEORGIA, Tbilisi, January 24, 2023 – Sexual violence laws in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are falling well below international human rights standards in both how their legislation is written and …


Our resources for journalists

Explore our toolkits for media professionals, providing guidelines on how to report on female genital mutilation (FGM) in a gender-sensitive, accurate and constructive manner.

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.