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August 9, 2019

Today is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. According to the UN,

“There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up less...

July 6, 2019

Today is the International Day of Cooperatives, hosted by the United Nations and the International Cooperatives Alliance (ICA).

According the UN, Coops Day exists to “increase awareness of cooperatives...

March 15, 2019

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Women and girls are still lagging far behind their male peers in the digital realm, according to a new report launched today under the EQUALS Partnership. The report, Taking Stock: Data and Ev...

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019, the EQUALS Global Partnership celebrates the successes of those working toward achieving gender equality around the world. As a focused part of the g...

February 13, 2019

Second in our ongoing series showcasing past winners of the EQUALS in Tech Award is, a Mercy Corps initiative that provides updated, critical information for Syrian refugees on their jou...

January 23, 2019

The annual EQUALS in Tech Awards recognize initiatives from around the world that help imagine a better digital future for women and girls. Every year we give awards recognizing work that helps girls...

January 16, 2019

If the middle of the week normally gets you down, fear not! Starting this month, we’re celebrating five years of the EQUALS in Tech Awards by featuring all 27 of our past winners in a series we’re cal...

This list, created in support of EQUALS by members of its Leadership Coalition, highlights 25 actions that individual engineers can take to be more inclusive, as a complement to steps taken by employe...

November 21, 2018

“The gender digital divide is both a consequence and cause of violations of women’s human rights.”

 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Online abuse is a part of gender-based violenc...

November 9, 2018

In many countries around the world, boys are 1.5 times more likely to own a mobile phone than a girl. Even when girls have access to a phone, they are more likely to have to borrow a phone than a boy.


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