The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in September 2022 condemning all forms of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV). Beyond its personal and social implications, GBV also has economic effects. Thus, investors have an important role to play when it comes to preventing and mitigating GBV. In an article posted in November on NextBillion, a platform for discussion of business models and innovations that address development challenges in low- and middle-income countries, the authors discuss the following:
- Economic impact of gender-based violence
- Impact of investment decisions on GBV
- The case for addressing GBV through socially responsible investing
This article was published by NextBillion.