Violence against women spiked during COVID-19: UN report

A United Nations Women report has revealed that thousands of women have experienced at least one form of violence since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The report titled ‘Measuring the shadow pandemic: Violence against women during COVID-19’ also revealed that 45 per cent of women from the countries where the research was conducted have been exposed directly or indirectly to at least one form of violence.

Abdulahi Hassan reports.

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