Activism in Action

Mobilize

27,838

actions taken by our Equality Action Network

155,713

letters to government officials and authorities

on

13 Actions with local partners across
8 countries and 1 global campaign

+ updates to ongoing campaigns in
Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Suriname, Syria
and targeting the United Nations


Advocate

29
independent and joint submissions, statements and letters to international and regional human rights mechanisms or bodies
encompassing

Laws on

Adultery
“Child marriage”
Discrimination
Female Genital Mutilation
Marriage
Nationality
Rape
Sexual violence
Sexual assault in the military
Trafficking
Violence against women

Bodies

  • African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
  • African Union Special Rapporteur on Women's Rights
  • European Commission
  • UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • UN Commission on the Status of Women
  • UN Committee against Torture
  • UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • UN Human Rights Committee
  • UN Human Rights Council
  • UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women
  • UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Universal Periodic Review

7 human rights bodies called on 6 governments to address
the human rights violations we raised.
5 directly cited Equality Now.


Engage

932,720

website views,
84% were new visits

836

high level media mentions