| Published: May 25, 2020
COVID-19 lockdown: danger for victims of domestic violence
Recently, the UN Secretary General appealed to governments to pay attention to and prevent a “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” over the last few weeks amid lockdown measures imposed by several countries to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. The article is created on “Addressing Domestic Violence: A forgotten agenda while locking INDIA down.” which was issued in observer Research foundation on 08/04/2020. It talks about the issue of increased cases of domestic violence faced by women and lack of machinery to support them during the lockdown. In India, The National Commission for Women (NCW) has also identified the issue of a spike in cases of domestic violence since the execution of the national lockdown.
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© 2020, Suthar. S.A
Received: April 29, 2020; Revision Received: May 20, 2020; Accepted: May 25, 2020
Published in Annual Special Issue on COVID-19: A COMPILATION OF ITS IMPACT & SOLUTIONS