#Equality Now

  • Article: Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 17, 2019

    Advocates say the law shames and blames young girls. Read more

  • Article: There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    We asked an expert why having a definition is such a big deal. Read more

  • Article: This Country's First-Ever March Against Sexual Violence Just Broke an Abusive Silence

    This Country's First-Ever March Against Sexual Violence Just Broke an Abusive Silence

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 14, 2019

    The demonstration came after sexual harassment was officially made illegal. Read more

  • Article: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India

    Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2019

    Thousands gathered in Delhi to honor the end of the march on Friday. Read more

  • Article: Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband

    Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    The girl’s appeal has been suspiciously withdrawn, according to Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: The Cast of 'Handmaid's Tale' Reads Heartbreaking, True Stories of Sexual Violence

    The Cast of 'Handmaid's Tale' Reads Heartbreaking, True Stories of Sexual Violence

    June 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This is not fiction. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was Trafficked to the UK and Forced into Prostitution to Repay a Fake Debt

    This Woman Was Trafficked to the UK and Forced into Prostitution to Repay a Fake Debt

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Even if you are scared, the lion is still there inside you.” Read more

  • Article: This British Woman Was Just 14 When She Became a Prostitute — Now, She Fights to End Modern Slavery

    This British Woman Was Just 14 When She Became a Prostitute — Now, She Fights to End Modern Slavery

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Rebecca ran away from home after being sexually abused for 8 years. Read more