violence against women and girls

‘Spotlight Initiative’ can make violence against women a thing of the past, says UN deputy chief

The launch of a new partnership between the United Nations and European Union, is an essential tool to make violence against women and girls “a thing of the past”, said UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Tuesday.

News in Brief 19 April 2018

  • Reduction in political violence across Colombia a ‘substantial change’: UN Mission chief
  • ‘There is no military solution’ in South Sudan: senior UN Peacekeeping official
  • UN chief mourns ‘absolutely unacceptable’ loss of 140 colleagues
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UN calls for “robust” funding to end violence against women, girls

“Robust” funding is critical to ending violence against women and girls, the UN agency for gender equality & women's empowerment, UN Women, has urged.

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