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Equality Now

Working to end violence and discrimination against women and girls

four stars

94.13

125 Maiden Lane 9th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 586-0906   Web Site
EIN: 13-3660566

Board Leadership
Sidiga Abdelrahim Washi
Chair

CEO
Yasmeen Hassan
Global Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.13 four stars
  Financial 92.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses. Through its Women's Action Network of concerned groups and individuals around the world, Equality Now distributes information about human rights violations; takes action to protest these violations; and brings public attention to human rights violations against women.

Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses. Through its Women's Action Network of concerned groups and individuals around the world, Equality Now distributes information about human rights violations; takes action to protest these violations; and brings public attention to human rights violations against women.

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Financial

four stars

92.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality Now (NY) 94.13 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 86.02 three stars
PCI Media Impact (NY) 93.98 four stars
A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 85.64 three stars
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 90.79 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,689,114
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $680,302
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,369,416
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,369,416
   Other Revenue $-159,303
TOTAL REVENUE $3,210,113
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,867,505
   Administrative Expenses $475,296
   Fundraising Expenses $573,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,916,223
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,706,110
   
Net Assets $5,745,274

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Discrimination in Law Program $1,600,748 41.4%
FGM Program $1,010,420 26.1%
Advocacy $532,477 13.8%

Ratings History
Equality Now has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.13 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 94.17 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 94.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.33 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.12 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.83 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.78 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.76 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 94.16 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.66 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 98.89 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 98.39 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 78.55 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 82.26 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 91.03 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3660566
Name in IRS Master File EQUALITY NOW INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(449) Other civil rights activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,647 3.20% Yasmeen Hassan Global Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality Now (NY) 94.13 four stars
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 97.10 four stars
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 90.09 four stars
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 91.36 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 86.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Equality Now
125 Maiden Lane
9th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 586-0906
fax: (212) 586-1611
EIN: 13-3660566

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Board Leadership

Sidiga Abdelrahim Washi
Chair

CEO

Yasmeen Hassan
Global Executive Director

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