Regional consultation meeting on estimating the cost of Violence Against Women
The Swedish Institute in Alexandria, in partnership with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) is organizing a high-level regional consultation meeting; to be held in Alexandria. The main goal of the consultation is to present an economic model to estimate the cost of violence against women which was developed in compliance with the Arab region criterion. The regional consultation will target representatives of national women’s machineries, statistics national bureaus, civil society organizations and relevant ministries.
These consultations are conducted within the follow up to the first phase of the regional project which ESCWA implements, in cooperation with UN-Women, on estimating the cost of violence against women.