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18 April 2019

Economic and Social Costs of Violence Against Women in Ghana: Summary Report

Additional Info

  • VAWG themes: Costs of VAWG
  • Country: Ghana

This report provides a summary of the key ndings of the What Works to Prevent Violence: Economic and Social Costs project from Ghana. It also provides an overview of the costs of violence against women and girls (VAWG) to individuals, households, businesses and the economy. Findings show the heavy drag that VAWG imposes on wellbeing and economic productivity, and the need to invest urgently in scaling up efforts to prevent violence.

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