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The Invisible Costs of Violence against Women for Ecuadorian Micro-enterprises

The Invisible Costs of Violence against Women for Ecuadorian Micro-enterprises

The present study investigates the prevalence and incidence of violence against female micro-entrepreneurs in Ecuador. It then explains how this violence negatively affects Ecuador's economic development. 

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Peru

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Peru

This study investigates the degree to which violence directed against female employees interferes with the actions of private companies and what their financial losses are accordingly. 

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Bolivia

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Bolivia

With the aim of demonstrating the costs and impacts of VaW in intimate partner relations for Bolivian businesses, the German Cooperation implemented by GIZ through its regional program “Combating violence against women in Latin America – ComVoMujer”, commissioned the first research study of this kind in Bolivia. The study includes the participation of 31 medium and large enterprises which are pioneers in recognizing the importance of this grave problem which impacts both their organization and employees. 

The Economic Costs of Violence Against Women: An Evaluation of the Literature

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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The Economic Costs of Violence Against Women: An Evaluation of the Literature

In 2003, the United Nations (UN) called for an in-depth study on all forms of violence against women. This was intended to be, “A statistical overview on all forms of violence against women, in order to better evaluate the scale of such violence, while identifying gaps in: 1 - Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Doc A/RES/48/104, 20 December 1993; 2- Fourth World Conference on Women Platform for Action, Strategic Objective D.2, No. 129(a), 1995. 3 - Violence in the Americas - A Regional Analysis Including a Review of the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women: Executive Summary, 2000.

Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

Criminal justice systems differ from one country to the other and their response to antisocial behaviors is not always homogeneous. However, over the years the United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice have provided a collective vision of how criminal justice system should be structured.

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