Women wait at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Women wait at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Malaysian women, children bear brunt of coronavirus lockdown

  • Domestic violence and calls to abortion hotlines have both soared, while job losses and a greater burden of unpaid care work have also taken a toll
  • Rights body highlights case in which pregnant migrant women were on verge of selling their babies because they could not access health care

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Women wait at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Women wait at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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