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Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mini-Review JL Heinze Wed, 03/03/2021

 Mittal & Singh explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted gender-based violence in India.

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A Guide for Survivors of Sex Trafficking During COVID-19 JL Heinze Tue, 03/02/2021

It is important to talk about how trauma can manifest in different ways, and there is no shame, blame or guilt for being triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sanctuary for Families has developed a coping guide outlining the ways in which victims of trafficking may be triggered by the pandemic.

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Covid-19 Survivors and the Workplace

For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home.

Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence- A National Resource Center has created this list of resources. Access it Here


A Pandemic within a Pandemic — Intimate Partner Violence during Covid-19 JL Heinze Thu, 02/25/2021

Megan L. Evans, M.D., M.P.H., Margo Lindauer, J.D., Maureen E. Farrell, M.D. explore intimate partner violence during the  COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 and the violence against women and girls: " The Shadow Pandemic" JL Heinze Tue, 02/23/2021

COVID-19 and the violence against women and girls: " The Shadow Pandemic"

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Implications Of COVID-19 for the Prevention of and Response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Policy Brief:  The Coronavirus pandemic is dramatically impacting all aspects of the work being carried out by the United Nations. The purpose of this paper is to outline a number of policy and operational implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the prevention of and response to conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). This analysis by the Office of the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict is based on ongoing consultations with field practitioners, including Women Protection Advisers in United Nations peace operations, UN country offices, and civil society partners.