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Family violence increases during pandemic

Quarantine has been incredibly dangerous for adults and children in abusive relationships and households around the world, said Joan S. Meier, a professor of clinical law and director of the National Family Violence Law Center ...

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Mexico's other epidemic: Murdered women

Domestic violence has spiked in Mexico during its coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a national network of women's shelters, calls for help were up 60% in April.

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Domestic abuse expected to rise during COVID-19 outbreak

The stresses placed on families, combined with the closure of classrooms and child care during the COVID-19 outbreak, heightens the risks of domestic abuse and neglect, according to a new Vanderbilt University report published ...

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