12 Million People A Year Are Abused By Their Partners. The Pandemic Is Making That Much Worse

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