Africa: When Women and Children Cannot Escape Their Abusers – AuthenticAfrican

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[IPS] Beirut -Reports of escalating violence against women and children made the news almost everyday in March and April following the announcement of lockdowns to control the spread of Covid-19. The main concern has been that victims cannot escape their abusers or seek help when they share a confined space and are under constant scrutiny and the threat of violence.