Domestic Abuse is at its Worst During the Pandemic
Most in the U.S. are on week 3 or more of “social distancing,” or perhaps even a mandated “shelter-in,” and the New York Times is now reporting on an unanticipated and tragic result of the pandemic-protection guidelines: a rise in domestic violence and child abuse.
Domestic violence is up around the world, reports the story, leaving overstretched hotlines and shelters scrambling to find help for women caught in abusive relationships. In China, one woman was reportedly told that someone would be there to help her “after the crisis.” In...
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