- Report year:2018
- Organisation: International Finance Corporation
Addressing gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) is not only a social and moral imperative, but also an economic need. Women represent nearly 50 percent of the world’s population, yet they account for only about 41 percent of the formal workforce. Roughly 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced either non- partner sexual violence or physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence (IPV).