|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||PO Box 20646
Columbus Circle Station
New York, NY 10023
|Country:||United States of America|
Other:'domestic violence, reproductive rights, female genital mutilation, gender equality'
||Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses.
The Womens Action Network of Equality Now is committed to voicing a worldwide call for justice and equality for women. Issues of urgent concern to Equality Now include rape, domestic violence, reproductive rights, trafficking of women, female genital mutilation, and the denial of equal access to economic opportunity and political participation.