Domestic violence during COVID-19: are we asking the right questions?
Fri, 2020/06/26 15:57
Written by Elizabeth Dartnall (SVRI), Anik Gevers (SVRI), Chandré Gould (ISS) and Angelica Pino (SVRI).
The number of domestic violence cases reported to the South African police between March-April dropped by 69.4%. This figure makes it tempting to believe that in SA, unlike many other countries, lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic reduced family and domestic violence.