“2020 has been a harrowing year for humanity, the spectre of COVID-19 has loomed large. But there is a second pandemic that remains a largely hidden crisis, one that has been exacerbated by the coronavirus emergency: violence against women."
A shadow pandemic
As governments across the world have implemented various lockdown restrictions, violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has escalated.
Four areas of action
Discover how those at the frontlines can tackle gender-based violence: