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Iran – Submission to the Human Rights Committee 136th Session October 2022

September 9, 2022

This submission for consideration of the List of Issues for Iran covers our concerns regarding about sex discriminatory perso...

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Kyrgyzstan – Submission To The Human Rights Committee (CCPR) 136th Session October 2022

September 8, 2022

Our joint submission details our concerns with regard to laws related to rape and other forms of sexual violence, as well as ...

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I need the ERA because…a girl is not a wife – Child marriage

August 26, 2022

It is estimated by Unchained at Last that about 300,000 children were married in the United States between 2000 and 2018, the...

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I need the ERA because…reproductive rights are human rights – Abortion

August 26, 2022

By rightfully framing access to reproductive healthcare, including access to legal abortion, as fundamental to ensuring gende...

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I need the ERA because… I have the right to bodily integrity – FGM

August 26, 2022

Despite the prevalence of the practice in the USA and the persisting risk to many women and girls, 20% of American states do ...

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I need the ERA because… one in three women experience violence in her lifetime – Gender Based Violence

August 26, 2022

Data shows that marginalized communities, such as indigenous women, Black women, and young women will be disproportionately a...

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South Sudan – CRC Joint Submission 2022

August 22, 2022

This submission details concerns with regard to laws related to children’s rights and specifically,as aligned to the Co...

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India – UPR Joint Submission 2022

July 18, 2022

This submission outlines the gaps in protection of the rights of women and girls in India from the harmful practice of FGM/C,...

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Zambia – UPR Joint Submission 2022

July 14, 2022

This submission outlines the challenges in the implementation of international norms and standards and the legislation of Zam...

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Sri Lanka – UPR Joint Submission 2022

July 13, 2022

During the previous UPR cycle, Sri Lanka received 39 recommendations to strengthen and improve measures regarding women’s r...

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The State We’re In: Ending Sexism in Nationality Laws – 2022 Edition – Update for a Disrupted World

July 7, 2022

We have seen good progress in achieving equality in nationality laws with 19 countries making partial or full legal reforms a...

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Declaration of the Youth Forum for the 4th LAC Regional Conference on Population and Development

June 30, 2022

An intersectional statement, signed by Equality Now partners and other youth organizations, urging governments to guarantee t...