Sexual, reproductive and intimate violence

2021

  • COVID-19 and family violence: Is this a perfect storm? – research

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/inm.12876 May 18

  • Expert Roundtable: Intimate Partner Violence and COVID-19

https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/home/topics/violence-and-aggression/expert-roundtable-intimate-partner-violence-and-covid-19/ April 23

  • Domestic violence calls for help increased during the pandemic – but the answers haven’t gotten any easier – news article

https://theconversation.com/domestic-violence-calls-for-help-increased-during-the-pandemic-but-the-answers-havent-gotten-any-easier-156683 April 20

  • Violence Against Women and Children During COVID-19—One Year On and 100 Papers In: A Fourth Research Round Up – report

https://www.cgdev.org/publication/violence-against-women-and-children-during-covid-19-one-year-and-100-papers-fourth April 12

  • Siberian surgeon’s drawings show devastating rise in domestic violence in Russia due to Covid-19 pandemic – news article

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/russian-doctor-covid-19 April 09  

  • Americas: Pandemic deepens decades of inequality, neglect and abuse in region worst hit by COVID-19 – Amnesty International report

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/04/americas-pandemic-inequality-neglect-abuse-covid19/ April 07

  • Overlapping Crises: Gender-Based Violence, Maternal Mental Health, and COVID-19 – news report

https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2021/03/overlapping-crises-gender-based-violence-maternal-mental-health-covid-19/ March 17

  • Protecting women: new domestic violence countermeasures for COVID-19 in Japan – perspective

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2021.1874601

  • Who is most at risk of physical and sexual partner violence and coercive control during the COVID-19 pandemic? – Australian government report

https://www.aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi618 Feb 16

  • Marginalized Women, Technology, COVID-19, and Intimate Partner Violence – podcast

https://soundcloud.com/berkmanklein/marginalized-women-technology-covid-19-and-intimate-partner-violence Feb

  • Protecting women: new domestic violence countermeasures for COVID-19 in Japan – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2021.1874601 Feb 3

  • 2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19 – UNICEF report

https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/2-million-additional-cases-female-genital-mutilation-likely-occur-over-next-decade Feb 05

2020

https://reliefweb.int/report/world/impacts-covid-19-female-genital-cutting

  • Rapid Response: Lockdowns don’t kill women, abusive men do – journal article

https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4074/rr-2 Nov 13

  • How Women Are Dealing with the ‘Double Pandemic’ of Coronavirus and Domestic Violence – news article

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/z3eqw9/impact-of-coronavirus-on-domestic-violence July 22

  • The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Escalated Domestic Violence Worldwide – news article

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackieabramian/2020/07/22/the-covid-19-pandemic-has-escalated-global-domestic-violence/#206fe9bf173e July 22

  • Impact of easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on domestic violence and abuse – report

https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/safeguarding/easing-lockdown-domestic-violence July

  • Domestic abuse calls to London police rise by a tenth during lockdown – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/jul/15/domestic-abuse-calls-to-london-police-rise-by-a-tenth-during-lockdown July 15

  • Intimate partner violence during covid-19—expanding our understanding of safety – opinion piece

https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/07/01/intimate-partner-violence-during-covid-19-expanding-our-understanding-of-safety/ July 1

  • COVID-19 increases child marriage and FGM risk for millions: UN – news article

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/covid-19-increases-child-marriage-fgm-risk-millions-200630070320006.html June 30

  • Women Face Rising Risk of Violence During Covid-19 – report

https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/07/03/women-face-rising-risk-violence-during-covid-19 July 3

  • COVID-19 intensifies ‘brutal crime’ of sexual violence in conflict – report

https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/06/1066712 June 19

  • 12 Million People A Year Are Abused By Their Partners. The Pandemic Is Making That Much Worse – commentary

https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2020/06/18/domestic-abuse-intimate-partner-violence-pandemic-nancy-rappaport June 18

  • When “Stay at Home” Isn’t Safe: Domestic Violence during COVID-19 || Radcliffe Institute – webinar

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/file/when-%E2%80%9Cstay-home%E2%80%9D-isn%E2%80%99t-safe-domestic-violence-during-covid-19-radcliffe-institute

  • Why coronavirus has placed millions more girls at risk of FGMnews article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jun/16/coronavirus-millions-more-girls-risk-fgm?CMP=share_btn_link June 16

  • A Hospital’s Secret Coronavirus Policy Separated Native American Mothers From Their Newborns – news article

 https://www.propublica.org/article/a-hospitals-secret-coronavirus-policy-separated-native-american-mothers-from-their-newborns?token=UjIpast_oI5NPhtcruH0nT7LW2b6p1X3&fbclid=IwAR130YNAHyn_RjSdpSQKFu8bAtHiWCtIuqPAK3y_jgI-DUcN5aoGPBF8tDM June 13

  • Finding Policy Responses to Rising Intimate Partner Violence during the Coronavirus Outbreak report

https://www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/finding-policy-responses-to-rising-intimate-partner-violence-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ June 11  

  • Across the Pacific, crisis centres respond to COVID-19 amid natural disasters – report

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/6/feature-pacific-crisis-centres-respond-to-covid-19-amid-natural-disasters June 10

  • ‘Many girls have been cut’: how global school closures left children at risk – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jun/01/many-girls-have-been-cut-how-coronavirus-global-school-closures-left-children-at-risk June 1

  • Safeguarding during COVID-19 — Warning signs and referral pathways – commentary

https://medium.com/@reereespeaks/safeguarding-during-covid-19-warning-signs-and-referral-pathways-c0d38342d839 May 16

  • Russia domestic violence cases more than double under lockdown – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/05/russia-domestic-violence-cases-more-than-double-under-lockdown?CMP=share_btn_link May 5

  • How COVID-19 is exacerbating failures to tackle violence against women – commentary

https://discoversociety.org/2020/04/27/how-covid-19-is-exacerbating-failures-to-tackle-violence-against-women/ April 27

  • Calamitous’: domestic violence set to soar by 20% during global lockdown – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/apr/28/calamitous-domestic-violence-set-to-soar-by-20-during-global-lockdown-coronavirus April 28

  • Domestic abuse: ‘Women in Herat may survive coronavirus but not lockdown’ – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/apr/21/domestic-abuse-women-in-herat-afghanistan-may-survive-coronavirus-but-not-lockdown April 21

  • Domestic abuse killings ‘more than double’ amid Covid-19 lockdown – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/15/domestic-abuse-killings-more-than-double-amid-covid-19-lockdown April 15

  • Mitigating COVID-19 Impacts on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Civil Society Call to Action – Call to Action

https://pai.org/policy-briefs/mitigating-covid-19-impacts-on-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights-in-low-and-middle-income-countries/ April 15  

  • Americas: Government responses to COVID-19 must not increase the inequality and vulnerability that women and girls already face – Amnesty International analysis

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/04/americas-government-responses-covid19-inequality-vulnerability-women-girls/ , April 15

  • COVID-19: Reducing the risk of infection might increase the risk of intimate partner violence – research article

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(20)30092-4/fulltext April 13

  • Guidelines for protecting the rights of women and girls during the Covid-19 pandemic – Guidelines

https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/AMR0121412020ENGLISH.PDF ,April

  • COVID-19: the gendered impacts of the outbreak – commentary, The Lancet vol 395

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2820%2930526-2/fulltext?rss%3Dyes, March 06