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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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‘We Change the Rules’ podcast examines how legal inequality impacts women and girls globally

 ‘We Change the Rules’ is an enlightening new 6-episode podcast by international women’s rights organization Equality Now, which sheds light on the legacy and …


On The 1st anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death, A UN submission sheds light on dire human rights for women and girls in Iran

On the first anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s tragic death in custody following her arrest by Iran’s “morality police,” human rights …


Comprehensive Legal Protection Needed Against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting In Every State

Despite female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C) affecting at least 513,000 women and girls across the United States, nine states have yet to pass any specific laws …


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 podcast: ‘We Change the Rules’

Hosted by Samira Ahmed, ‘We Change the Rules‘ is our bold, six-part audio series exploring the history and global impact of legal inequality on women and girls.

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.

Get in touch 

To request an interview or comment on women and girls’ rights, please contact the relevant media team:

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.