Addressing Gender-Based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emerging Risks and Solutions
Mar 09, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM
Categories Global & Public Health, Industry Partner Event, Industry Partner Events
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)