In 2013, Equality Now issued 18 Actions encompassing 2 global campaigns, 10 targeted country campaigns, plus 6 updates to ongoing campaigns in Indonesia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia and Uganda.
January

Global: Amend all sex discriminatory nationality and citizenship laws

URGENT ALERT! Pakistan: Stop attacks on human rights advocates and NGO workers

April

Egypt: Stop sexual violence against women demanding their rights

June

United States: Pass the Trafficking Victims Protection & Justice Act in New York

Saudi Arabia: Protect don’t prosecute women’s rights activists

 

 

 

September

Egypt: Ensure women’s full participation in the constitutional process and promote their rights

United Nations: Listen to survivors – don’t jeopardize efforts to prevent sex trafficking

Yemen: End child marriages by enacting and enforcing a minimum age of marriage law

 

November

Afghanistan: Prosecute those responsible for the rape and murder of 16-year-old Shakila Bakhsh

United States: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA)

March

United States: Address the role of the U.S. military in fueling global sex trafficking

 

May

Morocco: Enact legal reforms to strengthen punishments for sexual violence and prevent child marriage

Saudi Arabia: End child marriages and male guardianship over women

India: Reform anti-trafficking laws to better protect sex trafficking victims

July

Egypt: Enforce the FGM law and prosecute those responsible for Soheir al-Batea’s death

October

Kenya: Protect girls by enforcing FGM and child marriage laws

 

 

 

December

URGENT ALERT! Include women in the Syrian peacebuilding process now!

Egypt: Renewed callensure justice for Soheir al-Batea