Addressing Gender-Based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emerging Risks and Solutions

Mar 09, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM

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One in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, mostly by an intimate partner. Emerging data from around the world indicate a rise in domestic and gender-based violence (GBV) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA, for a discussion focused on challenges and opportunities to delivering a survivor-centered prevention and response strategies globally and locally.


-Dr. Kathryn Yount, Professor of Global Health and Sociology, Emory University
-Ms. Barbara Gibson, Safe House Director, Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
-Dr. Mahlet A. Woldetsadik, Co-Chair, WGH Georgia (moderator)