the Equality & Justice Alliance
The EJA is dedicated to advancing equality and promoting equal protection of the law for all Commonwealth citizens, regardless of gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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Our Mission

We collaborate with and assist civil society organisations, governments and lawmakers throughout the Commonwealth to reform laws and policies that discriminate against, criminalise or fail to protect women and girls and LGBT people.


Access global resources and data on the status of women and girls and LGBT people across the world. Information on legal reform developments and case law across the Commonwealth and tools for legal advocacy and campaigns.

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Our Work

See how we’re working with Commonwealth Governments, lawmakers and community organisations through technical assistance and capacity-building programmes, convening regional and national dialogues, commissioning research and gathering evidence to help make better laws for all.


Catch up on news and legal developments across the Commonwealth.
  • April 11, 2022
    Better Laws, Better Lives
    By EJA, United Kingdom
    Activists from Africa discuss why legislative reform matters. In December 2018, the Equality & Justice Alliance (EJA) brought together women’s rights...
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  • April 11, 2022
    Equality For All
    By Sisters for Change, United Kingdom
    Can Women’s Rights and LGBT Rights organisations work together to achieve equality for all? Central to such coalition-building is understanding the commonality shared by women...
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  • April 11, 2022
    Sexual Offence Law Reform
    By Téa Braun, Canada
    Why sexual offences laws in the Commonwealth are in need of reform, and how some countries have blazed the trail. Several Commonwealth countries...
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Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries, you can get in touch with us via our contact page.

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