Every year since 1991 the campaign for advocacy to end violence against women runs from 25 November to 10 December (16 days). This explain why it is commonly called the 16 days activism. As we prepare for this year’s 16 days of activism to end GBV, it is imperative for us to contemplate the social, economic and cultural cost of GBV on the family, community and the nation. Given the magnitude of the crime, it is difficult to get official documentations categorically stating the number of abuses world wide. However, “the UN reports that globally, one in three women will be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused at some point in her life”To ensure that proper actions are taken to address GBV, it is important to give policy makers a better understanding of the implication on GBV of women, their children, and their communities. As the international community is called to make “bold front-loading efforts to ensure that women and girls can live free of fear and intimidation by 2030 latest, it is important to emphasize that violence against women is an extreme violation of the human rights of women and girls, but also, it generates huge economic costs for women and families, as well as for communities and societies.