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

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Sex discrimination in violence laws is putting women and girls at greater risk

USA, New York, November 23, 2022 – To prevent gender-based violence and hold offenders to account, a strong and well-implemented legal and policy framework is essential. And yet, in many …

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Discriminatory marriage laws are putting women and girls at risk of child marriage, rape, and abuse

USA, New York, October 11, 2022 – In many countries, women and girls are denied the same legal rights as men and boys regarding marriage, putting millions at …

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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.