ODI Logo ODI

Trending:

Trending

What we do

Search

Newsletter

Sign up to our newsletter.

Follow ODI

Ending violence against women is possible: a report from the UN

Written by Hanna Alder

Hero image description: 57th Commission on the Status of Women Image credit:Catianne Tijerina/UN Women Image license:Creative Commons
‘Just as gender inequality causes and compounds women’s poverty, so too do poverty and marginalisation exacerbate gender inequality. It is a vicious circle that can only be broken by tackling the social norms and attitudes at the root which govern and shape women’s unequal position in society.’