The Impact of COVID-19 on Violence against Women and Girls in the Arab States through the Lens of Women's Civil Society Organizations

This report, based on answers to a questionnaire circulated amongst CSOs networks in the region, presents emerging evidence of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality and VAWG in the Arab States. Developed through the perspective of women CSOs, the report documents major threats to women survivors of violence, associated with COVID-19, and the repercussions of the pandemic on vulnerable groups such as refugee and migrant women, and women with disabilities.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Health; COVID-19

UN Women office involved in publication: Arab States/North Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 15