$1 MILLION (Prize amount to be confirmed. Announcement expected for next year)
Violence and discrimination can blight women’s lives and hold them back from playing a full part in the workplace, society and the economy.
One in three women have suffered physical or sexual violence in their lifetime in accordance with WHO data.
Two percent of global GDP is the cost of violence against women. Women have the right to be free from violence, harassment and discrimination.
Removing the barriers of an unsafe environment can help women fulfil their potential as individuals and as contributors to work, communities and economies.
We must take action to improve women’s rights and safety in all global communities.