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Webinar: Gender-based Violence and COVID-19

Physicians for Human Rights, 2020/May 7

With Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Dr. Lori Heise, and Wengechi Wachira

In the eighth installment of PHR’s webinar series, PHR Director of Programs Karen Naimer moderated a discussion on COVID-19 and gender-based violence featuring Wangechi Wachira and Drs.Claudia Garcia-Moreno and Lori Heisi. They discussed how the pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of sexual and gender-based violence and intimate partner violence on a global scale, how existing response programs may be adapted to protect survivors amid restrictions on movement during the pandemic, and possible solutions and policies to protect survivors and prevent and/or reduce violence in the long-term.

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Updated May 12, 2020.