COVID-19 AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS: GUIDANCE

WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE? Stay-at-home restrictions and other measures restricting the movement of people contribute to an increase in gender- based violence, a finding confirmed by media reports,1 official statements2 and information received from OHCHR field presences and human rights defenders in many countries. Women and girls already in abusive situations are more […]