Monash University
OHCHR Covid & VAW Submission 30June Final.pdf (1019.88 kB)

Submission: COVID-19 and the increase of domestic violence against women

Download (1019.88 kB)
posted on 2020-07-01, 00:47 authored by Kate Fitz-GibbonKate Fitz-Gibbon, Naomi Pfitzner, Jacqui TrueJacqui True, Sandra WalklateSandra Walklate, Silke MeyerSilke Meyer, Marie Segrave, Barry Godfrey, Jane Richardson

This submission has been prepared by members of the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre (MGFVPC), the Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre (GPS), and the University of Liverpool (UK). It focuses on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the nature and prevalence of domestic violence against women as well as service responses to women and children experiencing violence. Our submission is focused on Australia, the Indo-Pacific, England and Wales.