Spotlight Initiative

NOV 22

Preliminary   > Social Justice   >   Miscellaneous   >   Women and Child issues

Why in news?

  • The impact report of the Spotlight Initiative, the world's largest targeted effort to end all forms of violence against women and girls, was released at the UN headquarters in New York.

About Spotlight Initiative

  • The Spotlight Initiative is a global, multi-year partnership between the European Union and the United Nations to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls by 2030.
  • The Spotlight Initiative is responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, with a particular focus on domestic and family violence, sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, femicide, trafficking in human beings and sexual and economic (labour) exploitation.

PRACTICE QUESTION:

Consider the following statements regarding ‘Spotlight Initiative’:

1. It is a global partnership between the European Union and the United Nations

2. It aims to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls by 2030.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer