The Spotlight Initiative in Haiti is a three-year partnership between the Government of Haiti, the United Nations and the European Union. The programme aims to protect women and girls from gender-based family violence. It also aims to provide holistic care for women and girls who are survivors of violence. It places particular emphasis on the specific needs of groups exposed to multiple forms of discrimination.
Total cost: $16 600 802 | Direct beneficiaries: 1,227,138 | Indirect beneficiaries: 3,772,050
• Equality Before the Law: ending discriminatory laws
• Support the set up and the functioning of the parliamentarian working group on state accountability for the fight against violence done to women and girls (VAWG)
• SASA (Start, Awareness, Support, Action) for young girls and young women
• Building Social Assets (power to girls and young women) / U Report (a messaging tool, to empower and mobilize adolescents and youth to speak out on issues which concern them including violence against women and girls
• Improve the coverage of gender-based violence in national statistical surveys to produce better disaggregated data for better response to family VAWG.
• Building intergenerational and intersectoral alliances and dialogues for enhanced partnerships between women’s movement, youth and new actors in fighting family VAWG.
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWOMEN
National Focal Point: Carlos Dinis, email@example.com