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Domestic Violence: How You Can Help

In a typical year, 243 million women and girls worldwide experience intimate partner violence. The staggering effects of these occurrences touch every part of our society, and, sadly, the full scope of domestic violence incidents cannot be known with certainty, given that nearly half of them go unreported. During the COVID-19 pandemic, calls to helplines increased as much as five times, according to research from UN Women. The reasons for this are complex, and so are possible solutions.