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UN chief calls for domestic violence ‘ceasefire’ amid ‘horrifying global surge’

UN chief calls for domestic violence ‘ceasefire’ amid ‘horrifying global surge’

05 April 2020
 UN chief António Guterres is calling for measures to address a “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” directed towards women and girls, linked to lockdowns imposed by governments responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a reference to his repeated appeals for a ceasefire in conflicts around the world, to focus on the…
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