Africa: UN Women Executive Director Appeals to Governments Worldwide to Take Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls

[UN Women] Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, violence against women and girls, in particular domestic violence, has dramatically escalated around the world. Given the urgency, the Secretary-General issued a call for "peace in the home" and urged governments to make the prevention and redress of violence against women and girls a key part of their COVID-19 national response and recovery plans.Read the Original Article