COVID-19: Reporting on gender-based violence during public health crises

A companion guide to a journalist's handbook

Publication Date: 2020
Author: UNFPA Arab States Regional Humanitarian Response Hub

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During a pandemic, lockdowns, curfews and other restrictions on movement are deemed necessary preventative health measures that can save millions of lives. For women and girls, they can also be sources of increased risk of violence and death.

This resouce is a companion to UNFPA's second edition of Reporting on Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: A Journalist's Handbook.

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