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Reliefweb; OCHA Services; UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office (2020)   C2


Many countries are taking strict measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with lockdowns, curfews, and closure of public spaces and services. As a result of stress and uncertainty caused by these strict measures, women and girls are at even greater risk of violence at a time when their access to services is further reduced. With many people’s livelihoods and incomes significantly affected, together with movement restrictions, basic hygiene and menstruation items are unlikely to be prioritised. 10 April, 2020

COVID19,  Coronavirus,  Guidelines,  risk mitigation,  pandemic,  revision,  Children,  Women,