Effects of COVID-19 on Gender-based Violence
29 May, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Go-to-Webinar (Registration link in summary)
Dr Shanti Singh-Anthony
As people are asked to stay at home, reports of partner and domestic violence are increasing. Women and children, from different age and social groups, are at particular risk of violence in their homes. Preventing and responding to violence is an important component of the COVID-19 response.
This webinar will focus on recommendations and strategies to prevent and respond to domestic violence against women and children during COVID-19. Presenters will discuss key strategies to plan for, inform on, prevent and respond to violence against women and children.