There has been Increase in Domestic Violence during the Pandemic
Monday, 28 September 2020
Andy Yentriyani, Chair of National Commission on Violence against Women:
THE National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is seeing a surge in domestic violence since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the country. Violence not only involves physical, but also psychological, sexual to economic abuses. Komnas Perempuan did in fact predict at the onset of pandemic the impending spike in cases. “There would be increased domestic abuse cases albeit anomalies in reporting,” Komnas Perempuan Chief...
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