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Addressing GBV in the Workplace: A Collective Responsibility and an Economic Imperative

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is undeniably one of the most common forms of human rights abuses. In Uganda, it affects 1 in 5 women aged 15-49 (UDHS, 2016). GBV takes many forms: physical, sexual, psychological and economic – but physical and sexual violence carried out by intimate partners interfere more with women’s full and equal participation in the workforce.