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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on VAWG | UK Aid

March 16, 2020 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Summary:

Pandemics affect men and women differently. This UK Aid report shows a correlation between the COVID-19 outbreak and an increased risk of domestic violence; workplace violence in the health sector; racial and sexual harassment; abuse and exploitation for vulnerable women workers; VAWG in emergency settings; and a higher risk of sexual exploitation and violence by state officials and armed guards. 

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on VAWG | UK Aid

March 16, 2020
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Executive Summary

Pandemics affect men and women differently. This UK Aid report shows a correlation between the COVID-19 outbreak and an increased risk of domestic violence; workplace violence in the health sector; racial and sexual harassment; abuse and exploitation for vulnerable women workers; VAWG in emergency settings; and a higher risk of sexual exploitation and violence by state officials and armed guards. 

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