#Women & Girls

  • Article: This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 22, 2019

    Activists want an end to discriminatory laws in the wake of economic turmoil. 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|Nov. 20, 2019

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

  • Article: Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 31, 2019

    The initiative aims to ensure survivors feel heard. Read more

  • Article: Brave Women Shared With Us How Lack of Access to Family Planning Has Affected Their Lives

    Brave Women Shared With Us How Lack of Access to Family Planning Has Affected Their Lives

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 30, 2019

    “I bled out on the table in the emergency room.” Read more

  • Article: A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 29, 2019

    Hussein Al Qaidi is set to receive the Mother Teresa Award. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Just Sentenced 16 People to Death Over Brutal Murder of 19-Year-Old Student

    Bangladesh Just Sentenced 16 People to Death Over Brutal Murder of 19-Year-Old Student

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 24, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi risked her life to speak out against sexual abuse. Read more

  • Article: The Tanzanian Court Just Banned Child Marriage in the Country For Good

    The Tanzanian Court Just Banned Child Marriage in the Country For Good

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 23, 2019

    Now boys and girls cannot legally marry until the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: A US High School Girls Soccer Team Broke Out #EqualPay Jerseys Mid-Game

    A US High School Girls Soccer Team Broke Out #EqualPay Jerseys Mid-Game

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 23, 2019

    “We felt the whole community behind us.” Read more