COVID-19: Stopping the rise in domestic violence during lockdown

Proposed by Vera Siaterli PRESS RELEASE 7-4-20 Cases of domestic violence rose by a third in some EU countries following lockdown Member states should provide victims with flexible tools to report abuse ♦ Places in violence protection facilities and shelters must be increased Women will be hit much harder by the post-coronavirus economic crisis ♦ …

Statement of Feminists and Women’s Rights Organizations from the Global South

Call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy The following statement has been endorsed by nearly 1160 individuals and women’s networks and organizations globally, from more than 100 countries, to demand States to adopt a feminist policy to address the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in a manner that is consistent with human rights standards and principles. This initiative was …