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UN Supporting ‘Trapped’ Domestic Violence Victims During COVID-19 Pandemic

UN Supporting ‘Trapped’ Domestic Violence Victims During COVID-19 Pandemic

 T.C.*, a Palestinian woman in Al-Bureij camp, one of the poorest and most crowded camps in the Gaza Strip, had long been verbally and physically abused by her husband.  The situation took a turn for the worse under the COVID-19 pandemic, with the abuse becoming a daily occurrence. “Sometimes I feel that this is a nightmare that […]

Invest And Mobilize To End Violence Against Women

Invest And Mobilize To End Violence Against Women

  One in three women around the world experience violence in their lifetime, often in the hands of someone they know, love and trust. Of all women who were victims of homicide globally in 2012, almost half were killed by intimate partners or family members. Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, […]

Changing The Story: A Road Map For Addressing Violence Against Women And Girls In Nigeria

Changing The Story:  A Road Map For Addressing Violence Against Women And Girls In Nigeria

Mabel. Mabel is a 42 year old woman. She has a job she loves and is very good at. She is respected by all her colleagues and peers. She has three adorable children, who are all doing well in their respective schools. She is very active in her church, she is a member of two […]