Christmas can be a stressful occasion as it is, but with the coronavirus pandemic, it could be a doubly fraught holiday. Find out how women and girls are at risk of increased domestic violence this time of the year.
As Coronavirus spreads rapidly across the world, lockdown is the ‘new normal’ for many people, and the usual rules of life have changed. Find out how this has led to a surge in a danger just as profound as the virus: domestic violence.
ActionAid UK’s research has found that when women report violence to the police, they sometimes find it ‘traumatic’, feel they aren’t listened to – and often don’t get justice. In a world where 1 in 3 women will experience violence, it is crucial we tackle this crisis head on.