Eliminating the threat of gender-based violence and harmful practices is critical to safeguarding the dignity and wellbeing of girls and women and to cutting staggering costs due to violence.
Investing in the elimination of GBV and harmful practices is both ethical and practical. While little evidence exists regarding the cost-effectiveness of GBV interventions, the costs of inaction — including physical and mental health impairments, loss of productivity, and costs related to social, legal, and medical service provision — are staggering.Download the Infographic
Nice Nailantei, Amref Health Africa End FGM Global Ambassador and Women Deliver Young Leader, addresses the role of education in ending FGM and the role ending FGM can have in keeping girls in school. Discover how Amref works with communities to make this a reality.