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Why Legal Equality Is Key to Women’s Economic Rights and Well-Being

Why Legal Equality Is Key to Women’s Economic Rights and Well-Being

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March 8, 2024

Women’s economic opportunities, rights, and well-being are being denied worldwide by sex-discriminatory laws and policies tha...

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2023: The power of collaborative, feminist organizing

2023: The power of collaborative, feminist organizing

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December 15, 2023

“The success of the GCEFL this year demonstrated the power of collaborative, feminist organizing. The GCEFL is a truly gl...

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To End Child Marriage in Southern & East Africa, Governments Must Strengthen Laws & Implementation

To End Child Marriage in Southern & East Africa, Governments Must Strengthen Laws & Implementation

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October 13, 2023

The UN commemorates International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 – an annual and internationally recognized observan...

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Statement calling for family law reform on International Day of Families

Statement calling for family law reform on International Day of Families

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May 15, 2023

From May 15-19, 2023, we invite activists, civil society organizations, and policymakers to participate in a ‘Week of Act...

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Ending Discrimination Against Women in Family Law is Vital for Economic Progress

Ending Discrimination Against Women in Family Law is Vital for Economic Progress

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April 3, 2023

Discriminatory family laws and policies that restrict women’s access to educational opportunities, employment, inheritance, p...

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Raising the Alarm on the Slow Pace of Family Law Reform

Raising the Alarm on the Slow Pace of Family Law Reform

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December 22, 2022

In September 2021, in the midst of a pandemic-related lockdown, a 15-year-old Muslim girl from Colombo, Sri Lanka, was married ...

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Ensuring Women Have Equal Rights To Inheritance And Property Is Key To Tackling Climate Change

Ensuring Women Have Equal Rights To Inheritance And Property Is Key To Tackling Climate Change

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June 23, 2022

To mitigate against the worst impacts of climate change, we urgently need to eliminate discriminatory laws and cultural practic...

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The best path to gender equality is through family law reform

The best path to gender equality is through family law reform

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March 8, 2022

If we want to embed gender equality, we must tackle discriminatory family laws. For the past 20 years, International Women’s ...

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