Past Event

Addressing Violence in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 27, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Event Description

Join a special webinar to learn about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender-based violence and violence against children globally. Speakers will reflect upon the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in addressing violence against women, children, and youth.

This includes an overview of how stay-at-home orders, restrictions in mobility, and limitations to accessing resources and health services have impacted violence against women, children, and young people in the context of COVID-19.

Additional related factors impacted by COVID-19 and how these relate to domestic violence, including economic insecurity, mental health, and hazardous drinking will also be discussed.

Event Speakers

Please visit the event webpage for speaker list. 

Event Information

Free and open to the public; RSVP required. Please visit the event webpage for additional information. Hosted by ICAP at Columbia University.