#Equality Now

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Catherine Caruso|March 31, 2020

    Pregnant girls will be able to attend mainstream schools for the first time in five years. Read more

  • Article: Family Laws Are Getting in the Way of Achieving Gender Equality: Report

    Family Laws Are Getting in the Way of Achieving Gender Equality: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 3, 2020

    Governments have a duty to protect women and girls in all spaces, Equality Now says. Read more

  • Article: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Scarlett Curtis Were Just Honored for Fighting Gender Inequality With Their Words

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Scarlett Curtis Were Just Honored for Fighting Gender Inequality With Their Words

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Nov. 20, 2019

    Equality Now recognized Adichie's and Curtis’ work in feminist spaces with a night of empowerment. Read more

  • Article: More Women Cabinet Ministers Are Helping Remake Rwandan Policy

    More Women Cabinet Ministers Are Helping Remake Rwandan Policy

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Law Bans Pregnant Girls From Attending School

    Sierra Leone Law Bans Pregnant Girls From Attending 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