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Recommendations for Spotlight Initiative’s investment to end violence against women

Women’s movements around the world have been at the forefront of ending violence against women, advancing women’s participation on local, national and global levels and securing relevant legislation and policy for gender equality. Women’s movements should play a central role as partners defining and implementing the Spotlight Initiative.

Recommendations for Spotlight Initiative’s investment to end violence against women

Women’s movements around the world have been at the forefront of ending violence against women, advancing women’s participation on local, national and global levels and securing relevant legislation and policy for gender equality. Women’s movements should play a central role as partners defining and implementing the Spotlight Initiative.

Recommendations for Spotlight Initiative’s investment to end violence against women

Women’s movements around the world have been at the forefront of ending violence against women, advancing women’s participation on local, national and global levels and securing relevant legislation and policy for gender equality. Women’s movements should play a central role as partners defining and implementing the Spotlight Initiative.

How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50