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Equality Now

The Mission

To achieve legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world.

  • Spearheaded the case of four Brazilian girls exploited in Brazil by U.S. sex tourists and helped them file the first U.S. federal civil action against a sex tour operator.
  • Successfully advocated for the first U.S. law (in Hawaii) to explicitly criminalize sex tour operators.
  • Helped pass the most comprehensive anti-sex trafficking state law in the U.S. (in New York State)
  • One of the oldest international women’s rights legal advocacy group, and among the first groups to highlight problems with the sex tourism industry
Quick Facts
A vote for Equality Now raises awareness and improves policy by paying for materials that spread the stories of survivors to legislators and the media.
– The CharitySub Team

Equality Now works with grassroots organizations around the world to curb the commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls through policy change. By working with legal systems, Equality Now is able to address every angle of the sex trafficking problem, as well as

promote awareness training to law enforcement agencies so officials handle sex trafficking cases with proper protocol. Additionally, Equality Now works to change how our legal system criminalizes sexual exploitation, by criminalizing those who traffic and use the services, but never the victims.

Equality Now

(212) 586-0906
250 West 57th Street, Suite 1720
New York, NY 10107

Let’s fight sex trafficking in the u.s. together.

Equality Now

Sex Trafficking Law Reform
Equality Now

Equality Now works with grassroots organizations around the world to curb the commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls. By working with legal systems, Equality Now hopes to change how sexual exploitation is criminalized. Their ultimate goal is to pull the blame off of the victims and push it onto the traffickers.


Supporting Sexually Exploited Youth

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only organization in New York State designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. GEMS offers a variety of programming that helps their members restore self-esteem and confidence.


Ending Child Sex Trafficking

Stop Child Trafficking Now (SCTN) works to stop demand for child sex trafficking through awareness, advocacy and action. Their work helps find traffickers and the people that exploit children for sex, to expose the identities of these criminals to law enforcement for prosecution.