The rise of domestic abuse amidst the COVID pandemic: why shelters are struggling to satisfy women’s growing need for support

By Katie Wilkins As COVID-19 has become more widespread over the past few weeks, incidences of gender-based violence have increased.[1,2,3] This is a trend that has been reliably observed in crisis situations throughout recent history: during times of war, economic collapse, and now, pandemic.

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Making a Difference: How the World is Addressing the Pandemic of Domestic Violence

By Antara Chatterjee Bad news: The incidence of domestic violence is increasing globally due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Good news: Amazing efforts are being made worldwide to support victims of domestic violence.

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