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Universal Rights, Global Action: Impact Report 2019-2020
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
[New York] | 2020 | 31 p.
Corporate author: 
Spotlight Initiative
Asia and the Pacific
Latin America and the Caribbean

Universal rights, global action is a shortened, visual adaptation of the 2019 Global Annual Narrative Progress Report. 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. This report outlines the Spotlight Initiative’s key signature results from 2019.

The 32-page document highlights the ways the Spotlight Initiative country and regional programmes have meaningfully reached women and girls, including those facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination.


Resource Type: 
Programme reports and evaluations
Human rights / Human dignity
Social justice / Equity
Inclusive / Diversity
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education
Lifelong learning
Non-formal education


Violence against women; Violence against girls; Gender-based violence; Women empowerment; Discrimination