How Money Moves
Spotlight On: Finance as a Tool to End Gender-Based Violence
September 11, 2019 | 3:40 pm | Imperial Ballroom

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Sexual or intimate partner violence will be committed against 1 in 3 women, primarily by men, over the course of her lifetime. Canada, Australia, and other countries are elevating the issue, with Samoa recently naming gender-based violence (GBV) as a national security issue. While funding for programs has increased, that alone cannot eliminate GBV; new alliances and strategies are needed. Hear how finance can be used as a tool to address GBV and the vital role of women’s funds in advancing these efforts.

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