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COVID-19 worsening gender-based violence, trafficking risk, for women and girls

New York: With the COVID-19 pandemic heightening the dangers of gender-based violence and human trafficking, action on these two fronts is needed now more than ever, the head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said on Monday.

Redouble efforts against ‘global scourge’ of gender-based violence, intensified by pandemic: Guterres

New York: From domestic violence to sexual abuse, online harassment and increased child marriage, gender-based violence (GBV) is “a global scourge” that is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief said on Tuesday.

Canada supports partners to prevent gender-based violence

Ottawa, May 1 (IBNS): Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary for the Canada's Minister of Health, on behalf of  Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada Minister of Health has made an  announcement about Government of Canada’s commitment to end gender-based violence in funding more than $6.4 million  for seven projects aimed at preventing teen and youth dating violence, media reports said.