Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian lands are under greater threat in Brazil during COVID-19

By:Elielson Pereira da Silva and Diana Cordoba (August 17, 2020))

The far right-wing government of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has used the COVID-19 pandemic as a smokescreen to undo environmental regulations and undermine the territorial rights of ...

Code words and hotel stays: Crisis agencies adapt to helping domestic violence victims in pandemic

By:Ian Froese (CBC News Manitoba - August 5, 2020)

Agencies rely on creativity to help domestic violence victims over the phone and outside a traditional shelter

Government of Canada provides emergency COVID-19 funds to nearly 1,000 organizations delivering essential frontline supports to those fleeing violence and abuse

By:Women and Gender Equality Canada (July 20, 2020)

OTTAWA, July 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Even before the COVID-19 emergency, too many Canadians were victims of sexual violence, domestic violence, online child exploitation and human traffic...

Rising to the challenge of screening for intimate partner violence during COVID-19

By:Eva Luo, Toni Golen, and Alexa B. Kimball (July 17, 2020)

Health care providers play an essential role in halting the cycle of intimate partner violence by asking their patients if they are experiencing domestic abuse, reviewing available...

Sexual health and domestic violence during COVID-19

By:UBC Faculty of Medicine (July 15, 2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic has produced many visible casualties—seniors in care homes, exhausted health-care workers, boarded up storefronts. But there are also less-visible consequence...

UK lockdown: Calls to domestic abuse helpline jump by half

By:BBC UK (April 27, 2020)

After lockdown started in the UK, calls to domestic abuse helpline increased 49% and murders doubled.

New text, chat service gets abuse victims help during pandemic

By:Julie Ireton (CBC News - April 14, 2020)

Ottawa Coalition to End Violence, along with Crime Prevention Ottawa, Interval House of Ottawa and the Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre, launched a text and chat service for survivor...

A guide to help friends

By:NNEDV (April 19, 2020)

NNEDV created a guide with tips for helping a friend experiencing domestic abuse during COVID-19