A mock funeral is staged in protest against rising cases of rape, murder and domestic violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mock funeral is staged in protest against rising cases of rape, murder and domestic violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mohammad Naciri
Opinion

Opinion

Mohammad Naciri

How Covid-19 lockdowns and isolation have enabled a shadow pandemic of violence against women and girls

  • In all corners of the world, helplines for violence against women have seen an increase in reports. But the pandemic has also highlighted the potential of online technologies to channel support
  • The challenge now is to expand global efforts and make a difference in more lives

A mock funeral is staged in protest against rising cases of rape, murder and domestic violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mock funeral is staged in protest against rising cases of rape, murder and domestic violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
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