Spotlight Calls for Female Artists to Promote Ending Violence Against Women

The Spotlight Initiative invites female creatives in Papua New Guinea to share three (3) samples of their best design work to be shortlisted for a creative project towards ending violence against women and girls.  

The final art work will be featured on the UN Day 2020, and later be distributed in various communications material formats to the Spotlight implementing provinces across PNG. In addition, an on-line gallery will be available to allow those outside of Spotlight Initiative implementing provinces to engage on digital platforms including the UN in Papua New Guinea website, Spotlight Initiative in PNG CSO websites and social media platforms.


i. The call is open to female creatives working independently or with Spotlight Initiative partner organizations, government bodies, UN agencies,NGOs, CSOs, learning institutions among others. ii. Entries may reflect but are not limited to art illustrating gender equality and women empowerment.

HOW TO SUBMIT: All entries should be submitted electronically either via email High-Resolution Images, or Google Drive shareable link, to:

Deadline for submissions is 30 September 2020


i. All submitted content will solely be used for the purposes of selection to partner with the Spotlight Initiative to highlight inspiring stories, best practices, productivity and innovation in in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls, unless otherwise communicated.

ii. No payment is required from you when sending your submission.

iii. Creatives chosen to partner with Spotlight Initiative on this project shall be paid for their work in line with UN payment terms and conditions.

If selected, all final artwork will be credited accordingly.

UN entities involved in this initiative
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
United Nations
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Children’s Fund