The rise in violence against women during COVID-19 is a matter requiring immediate action, above all, we should understand what the health sector can do.
There are many avenues of intervention, for example:
- Policy maker inclusion of essential services to address violence
- Health facility propagation of available services
- Raising health providers’ awareness
- Humanitarian efforts
- Community engagement
- Empowering women to seek support
Moreover, follow this post on addressing violence against women, children and older adults in COVID-19.
Via – WHO.