The Shadow Pandemic: Domestic violence in the wake of COVID-19



A deadly #ShadowPandemic of domestic violence is surging in the wake of #COVID19.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified in countries around the world. While lockdown measures help limit the spread of the virus, women and girls experiencing violence at home increasingly find themselves isolated from the people and resources that can help them. In this new public service announcement, UN Women joins forces with Kate Winslet to shine a light on the shadow pandemic and outline three things you can do to help.

Find local helplines: unwomen.org/shadowpandemic

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