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Zambia – The Marriage Act

When young girls are forced to marry, they face potentially lifelong harmful consequences. They are essentially subject to state-sanctioned rape and are at risk of increased domestic violence, forced pregnancy, and negative health consequences while being ...

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Women in Power: Meet Auxilia Bupe Ponga

Our work protecting and promoting the human rights of women and girls means we get to work side by side with some incredible women in positions of power every day. This week, we spoke to Auxilia Bupe Ponga, the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry ...

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Women in Power: Meet Auxilia Bupe Ponga

Our work protecting and promoting the human rights of women and girls means we get to work side by side with some incredible women in positions of power every day. This week, we spoke to Auxilia Bupe Ponga, the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of ...

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Learning From Cases of Girls’ Rights

Representing the knowledge gained from cases undertaken as part of Equality Now’s Adolescent Girls’ Legal Defense Fund (AGLDF), this report identifies and addresses the common obstacles faced by adolescent girls in their pursuit of justice. Since its ...

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