Across the Globe, Domestic Violence Rises as the Coronavirus Rages

Reports of domestic violence are rising as Covid-19 races across the planet and people are ordered to stay home.

by Barbara Crossette. Read more on PassBlue.

The UN Secretary-General Guterres said on April 5: “For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their homes.” Like many countries, Spain, above, is in lockdown mode. JOHN PENNEY

Independent Coverage the United Nations. A project of The New School’s Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, supported by the Carnegie Corporation.

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