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#LeveltheLaw

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Help change the unjust laws that discriminate against girls and women

We refuse to live in a world where millions of girls and women are held back simply because of their gender. Join us and brave campaigners all around the world to #LevelTheLaw.

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  1. Girls & Women

    Why We Need to #LevelTheLaw

    What more needs to be done to fight for gender equality? Read more

    By Simon Moss| Feb. 21, 2018

  2. Advocacy Girls & Women

    This Paralyzing Disease Holds Girls Back, But We Can Stop It

    Polio doesn't discriminate, at first. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| March 16, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  3. Girls & Women

    Egypt Cracks Down on Female Genital Mutilation Practitioners With New Law

    If found guilty, perpetrators will spend 5 to 15 years in prison. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| Dec. 5, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  4. Girls & Women

    10 Ridiculously Sexist Laws That Have No Place in the 21st Century

    These discriminatory laws have no place in the twenty-first century. Read more

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Nov. 28, 2016

  5. Girls & Women

    Commonwealth Delegations Take a Stand to #LevelTheLaw

    We refuse to live in a world where millions of girls and women are held back. Read more

    Oct. 17, 2016

  6. Impact Girls & Women

    Pakistan Takes a Step Forward to End Honor Killings

    Everything you need to know about our partner’s efforts getting here. And how you helped support. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| July 22, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  7. Girls & Women

    Pakistani Social Media Star Murdered in 'Honor Killing'

    3 Pakistani women are killed in this way each day. Read more

    By Joe McCarthy| July 18, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  8. Girls & Women

    Pakistani women battle oppressive Taliban regime in new VICELAND doc

    Oscar-winning filmmaker gives us a glimpse at how the Taliban affects the lives of Pakistani women. Read more

    By Garima Bakshi| June 27, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  9. Citizenship

    Coldplay "A Head Full of Dreams Tour" brings global citizens out to #LevelTheLaw across Europe

    Photo recap from Barcelona to Manchester. Read more

    June 19, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  10. Girls & Women

    UN reports ISIS sex slavery, murder, torture of Yazidi people as genocide

    Former sex slave, Nadia one step closer to justice. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| June 17, 2016

  11. Citizenship

    See what happens when storytelling and social action come together

    What does a good story mean to you? Read more

    By Stephen Brown| May 26, 2016

  12. Impact Girls & Women

    How the world can gain $12 trillion through gender equality

    And it won’t even cost much to do it. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| May 23, 2016

  13. Education

    Meet Mary Winters, she’s helping refugee children go to school in the DRC

    Mary Winters explains her work in education in emergencies in the DRC. Read more

    By Katherine Curtiss | May 10, 2016

  14. Girls & Women

    45 years later, this Sudanese girl band may get their world tour

    “Honey, we're better than the Supremes” - Amal Talsam of the Nightingales. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| May 3, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  15. Girls & Women

    TIME names Nadia in 100 Most Influential People and she needs your support

    "At 23, she is risking everything to awaken us," Eve Ensler wrote in TIME. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| April 21, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  16. Girls & Women

    Zahra Lari is determined to be the 1st person from her country at the Winter Olympics

    Why the “Ice Princess in a Hijab” doesn’t mind her nickname. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| April 12, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  17. Impact Girls & Women

    Malta will REPEAL a law that legalized violent abductions of girls and women

    Global citizens helped change law giving abductors reduced penalties if they married their victims. Read more

    By Aditi Shetty| March 28, 2016 |Global Poverty Project

  18. Girls & Women

    For the first time ICC convicts on basis of rape as a weapon of war

    See what Angelina Jolie Pitt had to say about the conviction of DRCs Bemba. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| March 22, 2016

  19. Impact Girls & Women

    This is how you #LevelTheLaw

    “When the law enforces fear and shame you need to get people from the ground involved.” Read more

    By Meghan Werft| March 17, 2016

  20. Citizenship

    The Obama administration finally calls ISIS killing Yazidis a genocide

    US Secretary of State John Kerry condemns ISIS genocide against the Yazidi people. Read more

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer| March 17, 2016

  21. Girls & Women

    Love and acceptance ceremonies are replacing FGM in Kenya and Tanzania

    Girls and women should be celebrated and validated for who they are. Read more

    By Joe McCarthy| March 11, 2016

  22. Girls & Women

    Roses are red, violets are blue but this girl’s dream is going to change you (and the world)

    Rose’s dream just may be the message the world needs to hear. Read more

    By Gina Darnaud | March 10, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  23. Girls & Women

    Women soar in India – first female fighter pilots will graduate in June

    One man changed his mind, and now three women will fly in combat for the Indian Air Force. Read more

    By Meghan Werft| March 8, 2016

  24. Girls & Women

    Google celebrates doodle-worthy women (like Malala)

    Google travels around the world to collect and animate the dreams of girls and women shaping today. Read more

    By Joe McCarthy| March 8, 2016

  25. Girls & Women

    16 trailblazers to celebrate International Women's Day

    “An equal world is one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” Read more

    By Meghan Werft| March 8, 2016

  26. Girls & Women

    What to say to your boyfriend (or your guy friends) on International Women’s Day

    True equality involves everyone, so why not!? Read more

    By Gina Darnaud | March 8, 2016

  27. Girls & Women

    Meet Areeba, a Pakistani girl who dreams of being a diplomat

    Areeba’s dream is inspirational and empowering in an area where education is restricted to girls. Read more

    By Megha Cherian | March 8, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

  28. Girls & Women

    One man’s mission to end #ChildMarriage in Tanzania

    “I witnessed a cultural ceremony where young girls...had just undergone FGM." Read more

    March 8, 2016

  29. Girls & Women

    #SaveMirabel: Nigeria's first rape crisis centre is on the verge of closing down

    A look inside this safe haven for survivors of sexual violence. Read more

    By Damilola Odufuwa| March 8, 2016