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World Global push to end domestic violence, worse amid COVID-19

14:55  25 november  2020
14:55  25 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Amid the COVID - 19 pandemic many countries have reported an increase in domestic violence and intimate partner violence . United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres

The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC) promotes global awareness and understanding of the work of the United Nations. The situation took a turn for the worse under the COVID - 19 pandemic, with the abuse becoming a daily occurrence. “Sometimes I feel that this is a

PARIS (AP) — With domestic violence on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying to find ways to protect millions of women killed or abused every year by their partners.

A woman show a banner reading © Provided by Associated Press A woman show a banner reading "alive, free and without debts" during a demonstration on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Women take part in a demonstration on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) © Provided by Associated Press Women take part in a demonstration on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

The pope called for global action to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. France’s government sealed a deal with TikTok to encourage young people to report abuse through the social network. World soccer governing body FIFA announced an awareness campaign.

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Since 70% of Covid - 19 healthcare workers are women, China, Italy and Singapore reported increased reports of physical and verbal attacks on healthcare workers. Called a “shadow pandemic” a “double pandemic” domestic abuse surge has pushed women-led grassroots organizations to the frontline as

Domestic violence spikes during COVID - 19 . Statistics already indicate that the ongoing pandemic has caused a rise in domestic violence around The United Nations have listed actions that governments throughout the world must take in order to end violence against women and girls during COVID - 19 .

A young girl shows a banner reading © Provided by Associated Press A young girl shows a banner reading "women are not a toy" during a demonstration on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

“Men’s violence against women is also a pandemic – one that pre-dates the virus and will outlive it,” said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of the U.N. Women agency.

“Last year alone, 243 million women and girls experienced sexual or physical violence from their partner. This year, reports of increased domestic violence, cyberbullying, child marriages, sexual harassment and sexual violence have flooded in," she said.

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Pope Francis marked the day by tweeting: “Too often women are offended, mistreated, raped and forced to prostitute themselves ... If we want a better world, a home of peace and not a courtyard of war, we all must do much more for the dignity of each woman.”

Police detain an activist from Ukrainian female rights organization © Provided by Associated Press Police detain an activist from Ukrainian female rights organization "Femen" on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women as she protested naked in front of the Presidential Office in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Femen is demanding the Ukrainian authorities to ratify the Istanbul Convention on the protection of women. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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COVID - 19 increases have already overwhelmed the system. In China, government officials say that DV cases reportedly tripled the month that COVID - 19 initially broke out. beds are often in dorm-style housing. Here’s how you can help those experiencing domestic violence during the global pandemic.

People who work with domestic violence survivors year round say isolation is key to carrying out prolonged abuse. That means the stay-at-home order meant to

France’s deal with TikTok is among multiple measures it has taken since a national reckoning over domestic violence last year prompted by an unusually high number of women killed by their husbands, boyfriends or former partners. Activists say more needs to be done.

France’s minister for equal rights, Elisabeth Moreno, said that reports of domestic violence registered with the government rose 42% during France’s first virus lockdown in the spring, and have risen 15% since a new lockdown was imposed nearly a month ago. Given that most people don’t report such abuse, the real rise is believed to be higher.

Women take part in a demonstration on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) © Provided by Associated Press Women take part in a demonstration on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Moreno urged teachers, co-workers and others to speak out if they see signs of abuse, saying, “A society that is violent is one where we should all feel responsible," she said Wednesday on RTL radio. "Everyone can see it if we accept to see it. And we must all denounce it.”

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