The Rise of a Global Shadow Pandemic Amidst COVID-19

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Vishva Sheth, II year student from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, discusses about rise of domestic violence cases worldwide during the lockdown. When the world at large is still figuring out how to deal with the Novel Corona Virus, the shadow pandemic is slowly lurking its way into our lives. Moreover, The pandemic could, in fact, reverse all progress so far in the fight against domestic violence (Mental or Physical) against women worldwide. In various countries like France, Spain, the United Kingdom, there has been a sharp rise in the number of calls on domestic violence hotlines. 

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