Violence against Women and Girls and COVID-19 in the Arab Region

UN Regional Issue-Based Coalition for Gender Justice and Equality

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, emerging data has shown that all types of violence against women and girls (VAWG), particularly domestic violence, has intensified. This is also the case in the Arab States region. This brief reviews recent qualitative and quantitative data, the availability of support systems and identifies good and emerging practices to address VAWG in the Arab Region in light of COVID-19.

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa
Resource type(s): Briefs
UN Women office publishing: Arab States/North Africa Regional Office
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