The Shadow Pandemic: Sharp Rise in Domestic Violence Amid COVID-19 Crisis

July 24, 2020
In The News

Incidents of domestic violence have been on a sharp rise amid nationwide shelter-in-place orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, said panelists July 14 at a virtual briefing organized by Indian American Rep. Ro Khanna, D-California.

Khanna acknowledged the spike in domestic violence and intimate partner abuse cases during the briefing, moderated by his district officer Swapanthi Mandalika. “We must be aware that people don’t have the resources to get help as they did during normal life.”

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