• Gender based violence (GBV)
  • Violence against women (VAW)

Costing the impacts of gender-based violence (GBV) to business: a practical tool

1st October, 2015

Until recently there has been little systematic attention to the economic costs of GBV at the level of individual businesses, as well as associated measurement methodologies […]. This study sets out a practical approach for calculating costs within a firm and presents findings from three firms reviewed for this pilot study in PNG. The following review of methodology, prevalence findings, company responses, discussion, conclusions and recommendations provide a series of lessons for businesses and business support organisations seeking to develop a comprehensive response to the factors that enable and perpetuate GBV and its impacts.

  • Excerpt from case study

A copy of these resources are available from ODI, or you can download them directly from the links provided below. ODI also provide a short summary on “How to make a business case to end gender-based violence”.