#Domestic Violence

  • Article: Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 20, 2020

    Violence against women has been increasing during lockdowns, while help and support are limited. Read more

  • Article: Significant Increase in Family Violence Cases in Victoria Prompts New Awareness Campaign

    Significant Increase in Family Violence Cases in Victoria Prompts New Awareness Campaign

    By Madeleine Keck|May 18, 2020

    The spike has been attributed to the “multitude of stressors related to coronavirus.” Read more

  • Article: Charlize Theron Unveils 50 Female Celebrities Joining Her Fight Against Lockdown Domestic Abuse

    Charlize Theron Unveils 50 Female Celebrities Joining Her Fight Against Lockdown Domestic Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 14, 2020

    "I'm so proud that these exceptional, powerhouse women heard my rallying cry." Read more

  • Article: Hungary Backs Out of International Treaty That Aims to Stop Violence Against Women

    Hungary Backs Out of International Treaty That Aims to Stop Violence Against Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 7, 2020

    Hungarian parliament refused to ratify the Istanbul Convention. Read more

  • Article: Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    Charities are looking for creative ways to support women trapped with abusers during the lockdown. Read more

  • Article: Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 25, 2020

    Women and girls are disproportionately at risk of domestic violence, financial insecurity, and more. Read more

  • Article: 'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 17, 2020

    I Support The Girls is receiving more requests for tampons and pads as a result of the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: Tragic Story of Murdered British Backpacker Inspires Global Domestic Violence Campaign

    Tragic Story of Murdered British Backpacker Inspires Global Domestic Violence Campaign

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 25, 2020

    The 'Love Grace X' project donates handbags full of toiletries to women fleeing domestic violence. Read more