IOM Strengthens Gender-Based Violence Response in Cox’s Bazar amidst COVID-19

Submitted by ajkanesan on Tue, 12/29/2020 - 11:18

Cox’s Bazar – Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the risk of Gender-based Violence (GBV) for Rohingya and Bangladeshi women and girls already was alarmingly high in Cox´s Bazar, Bangladesh. Since the onset of COVID-19, evidence suggests there has been a surge in rates of intimate partner and domestic violence in both Rohingya and host communities.