This article throws light on the increased instances of domestic abuse during the nationwide lockdown. There has been a drop in the number of calls to the domestic abuse helpline. This indicates greater silence of committed abuse. The article suggests what to do when facing abuse or how to help someone facing abuse. It also mentions reccomendations for policy makers and national level organisations on supporting the fight against domestic violence during the panedmic.
Authored by Mythreyee Ramesh for The Quint.