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Socio-economic impacts of GBV

Gender-based violence results in immediate costs for households and communities. This is mirrored on a nation-wide scale, by harming economic development and increasing poverty. Many studies also show that increased poverty can trigger an increase in gender-based violence.

Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women

This report summarises and analyses data about violence against women worldwide. Chapter 1 reports on studies about the health effects of violence against women.
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