Covid-19: Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children increases by 15 million every three month

The closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic has presented myriad of challenges for children facing violence. Global data indicates that Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children increases by 15 million every three month. And as Marie Yambo reports, a 2018-2019 Violence Against Children report by the Ministry of Labour and UNICEF, one in two children in Kenya experience violence by the age of eighteen.


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