Domestic abuse rises globally with stay-at-home orders

Domestic abuse rises globally with stay-at-home orders

UN chief Guterres has called for measures to address a ’horrifying global surge in domestic violence’, linked to lockdowns imposed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the UK, more than 25 organizations helping domestic violence victims have reported an increase in their caseload. In the US, 18 of the 22 law enforcement agencies reported a rise in domestic violence calls in March.

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Why is this? Why do people choose partners who are abusive?

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