Abused women and children forgotten in this crisis

12 April 2020 - 00:00 By William Gumede

The government's Covid-19 emergency package fails glaringly to protect vulnerable women and children from violence and abuse during the lockdown.

The lockdown may have been effective so far in slowing the spread of Covid-19, but confining people to their homes raises the spectre of already alarming levels of violence and abuse against women and children exploding to terrifying levels...

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