As COVID-19 Pandemic Rages, Women and Girls Are Even More At Risk

The United Nations secretary-general has warned that the increase in social and economic pressures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has led to a global increase in violence against women and girls. Many countries have reported a surge in domestic violence incidents and calls to abuse hotlines since the pandemic started spreading globally earlier this year.

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