Violence against women costs Egypt an annual 150 billion pounds

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Violence against women costs Egypt an annual 150 billion pounds

A research paper prepared by Hamdi al-Henawy, professor of social economy, has shown that violence against women costs Egypt an annual LE147.6 billion. (=24 billion USD) The paper argued that the community pays LE841 (140 USD) a month per adult woman for medical treatment and due to the disruption of her productivity as a result of violence done against her.

Read more in the article at egyptindependent.com