The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock

Appease, defuse, enlist a friend: domestic violence in coronavirus lockdown, how to reduce the risk of it, and precautions to take

  • With millions under lockdown around the world and families and partners cooped up together, reports of domestic violence are increasing
  • Experts offer strategies to minimise confrontation; in Hong Kong, a counselling service reaches out to victims through social media

Topic |   Wellness
The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus lockdown has led to a surge in domestic violence. Photo: Shutterstock
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