A new Oxfam report shows an undeniable increase in gender-based violence (GBV) during the COVID-19 pandemic around the world to which too many governments and donors are not doing enough to tackle. The report, The Ignored Pandemic: The Dual Crisis of Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19, showed the number of calls made by survivors to domestic […]
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Affecting one in three women globally, violence against women and girls is an epidemic in need of urgent and sustained action, according to a new report by Oxfam Australia.
One of Afghanistan’s most senior police officers and a veteran women’s rights advocate have come to Australia to join forces with Oxfam to urge the Abbott Government not to desert Afghanistan’s women in their hour of need, with almost 90 percent of women and girls in the troubled country still suffering abuse.