#Domestic violence

  • Article: Uber Offers Free Rides for People Fleeing Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Uber Offers Free Rides for People Fleeing Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Meg Black|April 29, 2020

    The initiative provides domestic violence survivors with the means to access support. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Women Expected to Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada

    Violence Against Women Expected to Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada

    By Meg Black|April 10, 2020

    Shelters have received new funding to help support potential influx of women fleeing violence. Read more

  • Article: Vulnerable Women in the Yukon Are Receiving Free Cell Phones to Stay Safe Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    Vulnerable Women in the Yukon Are Receiving Free Cell Phones to Stay Safe Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 6, 2020

    The territory’s domestic violence shelters are already expecting staffing shortages. Read more

  • Article: Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 17, 2019

    Seven in 10 women in Bolivia say they have suffered some type of violence inflicted by a partner. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women

    Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 20, 2019

    Pakistan sees thousands of cases of violence against women every year. Read more

  • Article: This British Comedian Used Common Twitter Trolls to Raise £120K For Women's Charity

    This British Comedian Used Common Twitter Trolls to Raise £120K For Women's Charity

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 9, 2018

    Richard Herring is responding to every one of these annoying queries. Read more

  • Article: 53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 18, 2018

    Some men feel humiliated when their wives become the main breadwinners. Read more

  • Article: After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence

    After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 9, 2018

    "He would hit me if he was not happy." Read more