NEWS FROM WHAT WORKS: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF VAWG | WORK TO EXPLORE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF VAWG BEGINS

On February 11, Component Three of the What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Programme began its focus to explore the social and economic impacts of violence against women and girls in the Global South and to provide a framework for estimating the overall costs for national economies.

The launch was held at NUI Galway in the Aula Maxima Lower, it was open to the public.

Speakers included:

  • Jim Browne, President, NUI Galway
  • Katie Chapman, Social Development Advisor, Violence against Women and Girls Team, DFID
  • Liz Ford, Deputy Editor, Global Development, The Guardian
  • Anne Byrne, Head, School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
  • Nata Duvvury, Project Leader, Centre for Global Women’s Studies, NUI Galway
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s