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Equality Gap

Equality Gap

It will take 100 years to close the equality gap between men and women, at current rates of progress. A girl born today is unlikely to see equality in her lifetime. But grassroots movements have changed the course of history many times, and are likely to do so again.

Support grassroots women's movements

Every five minutes a girl dies as a result of violence. One in four girls gets married as a child. More than 130 million girls around the world are out of school. And yet girls are at the forefront of fighting for equality.

Support girl-led activism

Each year, 15 million children are married as brides. In Malawi, 1 in 2 girls are married by the age of 18.

Women’s rights activists and leaders such as Chief Theresa Kachindamoto have been fighting these practices.

Join the movement against child marriage
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sexual harassment at work

Nearly two-thirds of women in the UK aged 18 to 24 have experienced sexual harassment at work. Activist Laura Bates's Everyday Sexism Project catalogues instances of sexism experienced by women using the #EverydaySexism hashtag.

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DOMESTIC ABUSE

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DOMESTIC ABUSE

In the UK, the police receive over 100 calls relating to domestic abuse every hour. Public funding cuts are causing critical shortages to services that save lives. On an average day, 155 women are turned away from refuges.

Help protect life-saving services

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EVERYDAY SEXISM

EVERYDAY SEXISM

Share your experiences of #EverydaySexism

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GIRLS NOT BRIDES

GIRLS NOT BRIDES

Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 800 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage & enabling girls to fulfil their potential.

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FCAM

FCAM

Most female murders on Earth occur in Latin America but local women are mobilising against violence and sexism. Support the first feminist fund in Central America.

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FRIDA

FRIDA

FRIDA believes that when young feminist activists provided with resources, opportunities, & networks, they are a powerful force for change.

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It's On Us

It's On Us

Commit to helping create a culture of consent, bystander intervention and survivor support.

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Stop Trafficking

Stop Trafficking

Stop buying and selling of women. Governments have committed to end sex trafficking - you can hold them accountable.

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EQUALS

EQUALS

EQUALS works to close the increasing digital gender gap by 2030, by empowering women through information technologies.

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Stop Rape Now

Stop Rape Now

There's a lot we can do to stop the use of rape as a weapon of war. Participate in the Stop Rape Now movement.

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Heforshe

Heforshe

HeForShe invites people around the world to create a bold, visible force for gender equality. It starts by taking action right now.

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