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Violence in times of coronavirus—the ugly truth

We cannot afford to unsee domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children.

In Almassora, near Valencia, Spain, a woman named Carina was stabbed to death by her husband in front of their two children on March 19—less than a week into the country’s lockdown. In Wilson Borough, Pennsylvania, on March 30, thirty-eight-year-old Roderick Bliss IV, who was distraught over losing his job during the coronavirus pandemic, shot his forty-three-year-old girlfriend and himself….

Peterman et al (2020). Violence in Times of Coronavirus—The Ugly Truth. Think Global Health.