Violence against women intensifies as COVID-19 spreads

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    For more: The #coronavirus #pandemic has disrupted the fight for #women’s rights and protection across the globe. According to a UN report, the pandemic is hurting women more than men – at work and at home. Women are suffering the brunt of job losses and falling prey to higher rates of domestic abuse.

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