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25 Nov
Violence against women has increased significantly worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The victims' association Weisser Ring estimates there was an increase of around ten percent in 2020. The number of unreported cases is also very high.
10 Dec 2020
Reviewing the spate of rape and domestic violence in Nigeria
3 Nov 2020
When men become victims of domestic violence, they usually find it hard to seek help. They are ashamed to admit they are vulnerable and fear no one will believe them. Tami was one of them. Here is his story.
25 Jul 2020
This July, one Chinese city tried something new to tackle domestic violence. In Yiwu, people can now consult their partner's criminal record before getting married. The decision comes as the country saw a spike in cases of abuse because of lockdown measures
22 Apr 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Marlène Schiappa, France's minister for gender equality, discussed the rise in domestic violence during the country's Covid-19 lockdown and the measures taken by the French government in response.
12 Apr 2020
Countries that have introduced lockdown measures have seen a marked rise in domestic violence. Women's rights activists in Turkey say the government is not doing enough to protect victims.
10 Apr 2020
In this edition, we take a look at how the pandemic is affecting women the world over. Domestic violence rates have surged across the globe as millions are living in lockdown. We report on the situation here in France and also in neighbouring Spain which is leading the way in offering help to those at risk. Also how working from home has become the new norm. We talk to Alison Maitland, a journalist and author on how the way we work has been changed forever due to Covid-19.
17 Nov 2019
Gruesome murder illustrates ‘indifference’ towards domestic violence in Russia
13 Sep 2019
Domestic violence: Is France failing to protect its women?
8 Sep 2019
101 too many: French govt to fight domestic violence as victims soar above 100
23 Jun 2019
The horrors of domestic violence
11 Feb 2018
President Donald Trump took to Twitter to warn against false accusations after two of his staffers resigned this week over allegations of domestic violence.

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