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UN Report: COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls  

Author:  UN Women.

Source: Volume 25, Number 06, August/September 2020 , pp.109-110(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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This report highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be considered by all sectors of society, from governments to international organizations and to civil society organizations in order to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, at the onset, during, and after the public health crisis with examples of actions already taken. It also considers the economic impact of the pandemic and its implications for violence against women and girls in the long term. Full report is available at https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/04/issue-brief-covid-19-and-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls

Keywords: COVID-19; Domestic violence/interpersonal violence; Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Health

Affiliations:  1: https://www.unwomen.org/.

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