Who is the CEO of Equality Now?

Who is the CEO of Equality Now?

Yasmeen Hassan
Yasmeen Hassan, Global Executive Director Current CEO and Board Chair can be found in the Leadership & Adaptability report below.

Where is equality now located?

New York
As of 2019, the organization has offices in New York, United States, Nairobi, Kenya, London, United Kingdom, and Beirut, Lebanon. Gloria Steinem serves as the chair emeritus of the board.

Is now a legitimate organization?

No, NOW is a non-partisan organization. Candidates of all political parties are eligible for endorsement by NOW/PAC and by state and local NOW Political Action Committee.

When was equality now created?

Equality Now/Founded
At Equality Now, we believe in creating a just world for women and girls. Since 1992, our international network of lawyers, activists and supporters have tackled the most difficult issues, challenged ingrained cultural assumptions and called out inequality wherever we see it.

Where does the idea of equality come from?

Christianity is the origin of the modern conception of equality, but, as we shall see, its full impact does not come into play until the Reformation. Christianity proclaimed the equal moral worth of all persons in the eyes of God. Equality is now understood as intrinsic to the human condition.

How many members does equality now have?

35 staff members
Equality Now is composed of 35 staff members, led by the Global Executive Director. Each of Equality Now’s regional offices—Africa, the Americas, Middle East and Europe—is led by a regional director.

Why is equality now important?

Since 1992, our international network of lawyers, activists, and supporters has held governments responsible for ending legal inequality, sex trafficking, sexual violence & harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation (FGM) & child marriage.

What are the four principles of equality?

The content of the right to equality includes the following aspects: (i) the right to recognition of the equal worth and equal dignity of each human being; (ii) the right to equality before the law; (iii) the right to equal protection and benefit of the law; (iv) the right to be treated with the same respect and …

Is equality treating everyone the same?

What is equality? Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognises that individuals’ needs are sometimes best met in different ways.