March 3, 2012
Equality Now works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women and girls around the world. Working with grassroots women’s and human rights organizations and individual activists since 1992, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support efforts to stop these abuses.
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Equality Now’s global membership, the Women’s Action Network, is the driving force behind our campaign work. Consisting of more than 35,000 individuals and organizations in over 160 countries around the world, the Women’s Action Network is a formidable vehicle advocating for the advancement of women’s and girls’ rights. As members of the Women’s Action Network, individuals and organizations voice their opposition to abuses against women in letter-writing campaigns and petitions targeted at governments, and by raising awareness within their communities.
Since our inception government officials in countries targeted in our campaigns have reported on the influx of letters they have received from around the world as a result of our campaigns. Letters from the Women’s Action Network matter and have played play a crucial role in putting pressure on governments to pass or implement laws and policies that protect the rights of women and girls.
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Women’s Action Network members stay informed and active through Women’s Actions and Urgent Alerts, which draw attention to human rights violations against women and girls in a particular country or region, often highlighting an individual case that illustrates the severity and pervasiveness of the abuse. All Women’s Actions and Urgent Alerts are issued in Arabic, English, French and Spanish to promote broader access to information and to encourage extensive grassroots activism.
Learn More & Join the Women's Action Network: http://www.equalitynow.org/english/wan/wan_en.html
Contact Equality Now
PO Box 20646
Columbus Circle Station
New York, NY 10023
Equality Now Africa Regional Office
PO Box 2018
Equality Now London Office
PO Box 48822
London WC2N 6ZW
Registered charity, number 1107613
Company number 4926476