One in three women experience violence during their lifetime, and in countries affected by conflict women are 50% more likely to experience domestic violence. Since the start of the COVID19 pandemic, this violence has intensified.
One way or another, we all find ourselves caught in the web of gender-based violence and abuse. We all know someone who is either a victim, survivor or perpetrator of violence whether we are aware of it or not.
This surge requires a collective effort between government, civil society organisations, faith-based organisations, the private sector, members of society, including men and women, boys and girls all pulling together to fight a common enemy; domestic and gender-based violence, and femicide.
Together, we can fight this.