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Project Description

Equality Now

A Safe and Just World for Girls: Making Equality Reality

Grant amount: $3,500,000
Time frame: Jan 2017 – Dec 2020
Location: International

Equality Now* is a global legal advocacy non-governmental organisation founded in 1992 .  Their mission is to achieve legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world, with a focus on four inter-linked programme areas: Legal Equality, Sexual Violence, Sex Trafficking, and FGM. The overall goal of the project is that the SDG targets to eliminate sexual violence, FGM/C, CEFM, sex trafficking and sexual exploitation are realised and that social norms shift to value girls and their rights by 2030.

US Civil Society Summit to End FGM

Grant amount: $213,849
Time frame: Aug 2016 – Dec 2016
Location: International

Equality Now* is a global legal advocacy non-governmental organisation founded in 1992 .  Their mission is to achieve legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world, with a focus on four inter-linked programme areas: Legal Equality, Sexual Violence, Sex Trafficking, and FGM.  HDF provided support of a U.S. Summit to End FGM. The Summit brought together 150 leaders from civil society, healthcare, child protection, education, law enforcement and government who are working to end FGM/C by 2030. It was held in Washington DC in December 2016.