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Rise of Domestic Abuse in COVID times;

It has been a very long 2020, with the global pandemic, riots and marches across the nation, facts are being ignored and everyone is quarantine, isolated and the core people in each of our homes are our only contacts. but not all of us are lucky enough to simply be isolated, some of us are trapped.

In this page the Actions in Quarantine teams at Nonviolence NY explored how the global pandemic is escalating major issues in the household.

Sociologist Marianne Miller has stated that

“Domestic violence goes up whenever families spend more time together, such as the Christmas or Summer Vacations.”

As this time of quarantine continues, ensuring that many families and partners spend more time together, domestic abuse hotlines have been receiving a steadily increasing amount of reports and domestic violence incidents have been on a concerning rise.

in this page and explore with out teams some actions you can take to help those in your community.


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