12 Million People A Year Are Abused By Their Partners. The Pandemic Is Making That Much Worse
June 22, 2020 | Print > Press Article | Covid-19 | Other | Trauma
Decades after my mother’s battle with intimate partner violence, I’m newly disturbed by the surge of intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 crisis. With staggering unemployment numbers, families sequestered in their homes and physical distancing measures interrupting social networks, intimate partner violence is putting more people at risk than ever.
Cognoscenti – WBUR