SEATTLE, Washington — As COVID-19 increases economic hardship and forces people indoors, domestic violence has become a larger threat for women around the globe. Increased tension during quarantine, economic strife and the power dynamic play when resources are scarce are exacerbating gender-based violence during COVID-19. The is forcing the economically dependent partner to rely more heavily on the abuser. On top of this, children, who are home from school, are more likely to witness or experience this violence.
Social Class and Domestic Violence
The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP)