As countries take steps to curtail the spread of COVID-19, we are bracing ourselves for another dark and gloomy winter. Many countries have chosen complete lockdowns, while others have sufficed themselves with some precautionary measures, hoping to avoid the detrimental economic impact of another all-encompassing lockdown.
An advert for a domestic violence helpline in Lebanon. (Photo courtesy: Kafa)
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Women shout slogans during a protest against femicide and domestic violence, in Istanbul, Turkey August 5, 2020. (File photo: Reuters)