May 20, 2022 0 Comments

Gender based violence increases during COVID-19

The recent NFHS-5 findings reveal 45% women and 44% men believe a husband is justified in beating his wife in 7 circumstances, 77% of women stay silent about domestic violence episodes. The #pandemic resulted in increased cases of domestic violence, multiplied with social exclusion and increased financial burden. Its time to address Gender based violence(GBV) and prepare communities and govt functionaries to intervene and act. Centre for Knowledge & Development (CKD) believes in building an ecosystem which stands up against Gender Based Violence.