In coalition with Media Matters for Women, MenEngage, Nobel Women's Initiative, OutRight Action International, Women Enabled, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), we aim to bring meaning to UN Secretary-General Guterres’ recent call for a global “ceasefire” on domestic violence.
The emergency responses we enact now will seed plans globally to address the rise in gender-based violence that crises invariably trigger while strengthening mechanisms to address the domestic violence that has affected so many.
- Read our op-ed about increases in domestic violence that our partners are observing in their communities.
- Read our briefing paper about the problem of domestic violence under COVID-19 and share best practices that our partners and feminist allies use to prevent, address, and document violence. If you are visually impaired and would prefer a copy in Word, please email email@example.com
- MADRE and MenEngage Alliance co-hosted an online workshop hosted to discuss the links between masculinities and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first of a series of online workshops we will be hosting covering a series of topics related to addressing domestic violence under COVID-19. If you would like more information about upcoming workshops please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MADRE and our partner SOFEPADI testified to the UN Security Council’s Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security about the gendered impacts of COVID-19. We provided Council Members with practical recommendations on how to address domestic violence in the pandemic, drawing examples from SOFEPADI’s innovative work in the Democratic Republic of Congo.