The spread of COVID-19 sparked a series of lockdowns across the globe. With the implementation of lockdowns came notable increases in the number of calls to domestic violence hot lines and support servies. Rising rates of gender-based violence have emerged as a troubling trend during this time. Gender-based violence is strongly linked with mental health challenges, so it is critical to understand this intersection and how it may be addressed. This resource by SNEHA provides guidance on the integration of mental health services into interventions that address violence against women.
Authored by Dr Nayreen Daruwalla et al.
Published by SNEHA, Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives.