The Spotlight Initiative

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to eliminate violence against women and girls.

(die Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen zu beseitigen).

Leaving no one behind

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) have embarked on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) – The Spotlight Initiative.

The Initiative is so named as it brings focused attention to this issue, moving it into the spotlight and placing it at the centre of efforts to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

An initial investment in the order of EUR 500 million was made, with the EU as the main contributor. Other donors and partners were invited to join the Initiative to broaden its reach and scope. The modality for the delivery is a UN multi- stakeholder trust fund, administered by the Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office, with the support of core agencies UNDP, UNFPA and UN Women, and overseen by the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General…..www.un.org/en/spotlight-initiative

Wussten Sie das?

Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen ist eine der am weitesten verbreiteten, hartnäckigsten und verheerendsten Menschenrechtsverletzungen in unserer heutigen Welt.

Jede dritte Frau weltweit hat körperliche oder sexuelle Gewalt erlebt.

Frauen und Mädchen sind unverhältnismäßig stark von Gewalt betroffen, darunter Femizid, sexuelle Gewalt, Gewalt durch Intimpartner, Menschenhandel und schädliche Praktiken.

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