The Government of Zimbabwe, the European Union and the United Nations have launched a multi-year Spotlight Initiative to assist women and girls realize their full potential in a violence-free, gender-responsive and inclusive Zimbabwe.  With respect to this, the European Union has committed $ 34 million for the Spotlight Initiative programme in the South African country, which will be implemented by UN in partnership with the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development and civil society organisations.

“The Spotlight Initiative will ensure that all women and girls benefit from adequate legislation and policies, gender-responsive institutions, violence prevention programmes, essential services, comparable and reliable data, and strong women’s movements and civil society organisations,” said European External Action Service Deputy Secretary-General, Mr Christian Leffler

Read more at All Africa

Elsewhere on Ventures

Triangle arrow