A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters
A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: domestic violence comes to a head in locked-down India

  • Total isolation forces victims and abusers to share space at home, where men vent their frustrations on the women

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters
A woman waits to collect free grocery items during India’s nationwide lockdown. India’s National Commission for Women says domestic violence has been increasing since the lockdown started on March 25. Photo: Reuters
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