Article Explores Wider Economic Impacts of Domestic Violence Against Women

The patriarchal mindset that dismisses violence against women as a “private matter” between intimate partners perpetrates an enduring damage to the economy and society. Growing scientific research, using domestic violence data from around the world, establishes that violence against women, which happens within the private sphere of the family, inflicts economic costs to households, businesses and the overall economy.

Dr Srinivas Raghavendra of the Macroeconomics and Finance Research Cluster and Dr Nata Duvvury of the Gender and Public Policy Research Cluster explored this issue in a recently published article in India’s The Wire. Read the full article here.