Domestic Violence During a Pandemic

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Reports of domestic violence are spiking in countries around the world as people are staying indoors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, trapping some victims with their abusers. The Agenda explores this issue with Silvia Samsa, executive director of Women's Habitat; Pamela Cross, legal director at Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre in Durham Region; and Katie Bortolin, program manager at Beendigen Anishinabe Women's Crisis Home & Family Healing Agency.
Episode:
Protecting Domestic Abuse Victims; COVID-19 Behind Bars
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Society
Aired:
Apr 06, 2020
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