About Lisa Gahan

I have focused on social development for over 12 years, working with all levels of government, United Nations, and non profit organizations in the U.K., U.S.A. and South Africa. As part of KPMG’s Human and Social Services (HSS) practice, we help our clients to improve service delivery, and ultimately the lives of the disadvantaged or vulnerable populations they serve. Social issues are among the most complex but most important to tackle – through good governance, programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. I am passionate in particular about gender equality and women’s empowerment. Follow me on @GahanInAfrica. I look forward to engaging in dialogue with you on these important issues.

Author Archive | Lisa Gahan

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Recommendations for fighting Gender-Based Violence ( GBV )

While South African data on GBV is limited, the KPMG study, “Too costly to ignore […]

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The parallels between HIV/AIDS and Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Violence against women and their children is a profound problem and addressing it is one […]

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Gender Based Violence cost categories unpacked

Having explored Gender Based Violence cost types, we can now unpack cost categories. An alternative […]

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Gender Based Violence cost types

The costs of Gender Based Violence and the impact on children is typically described as direct […]

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Gender Based Violence a Societal Expense

Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the social issues that pose a significant challenge […]

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Why cost GBV?

While violence against women is terrible enough in its own right to justify policy interventions, […]

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Gender Based Violence ( GBV ) a Societal Expense

Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the social issues that pose a significant challenge […]

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Governments around the world embrace integration through the use of technology

The delivery of human and social services has evolved significantly over the last decade as […]

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) – Critical to social development

President Jacob Zuma, in his State of the Nation Address on 17 June 2014, resolved […]

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