The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll in lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Therefore, the Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related relevant news and information.
The COVID-19 pandemic means that many of us are staying at home and doing less in terms of social interactions and exercise. This can have a negative effect on your physical and mental health. Below is advice to help you and your family to stay healthy at home during this period of confinement. Source: WHO
- Child and family care during COVID-19
The University understands the significant stress many caregivers are under as they work to balance work and family responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. UW Human Resources regularly updates resources to help UW caregivers and their managers during this unprecedented time and to advance the recommendations of the UW COVID-19 Caregiver Task Force. Source: University of Washington
- Violence against women in the Covid-19 pandemic: A review of the literature and a call for shared strategies to tackle health and social emergencies
The aim of this article was to conduct a rapid critical review of the literature about the relationship between violence against women (VAW) and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Forensic Science International
- Global youth mobilization to respond to disruptive impacts of COVID-19 on young people
A new ground-breaking global youth mobilization was launched today to invest in and scale up youth-led solutions and engagements in response to COVID-19. The initiative was launched by an alliance of the world’s largest youth movements and organizations, together with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Foundation. Source: WHO
- How Africa can lead an inclusive, cohesive and sustainable pandemic recovery
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving Sub-Saharan Africa into its first recession in 25 years — putting decades of economic progress at risk. An inclusive, cohesive and sustainable recovery will depend on how effective governments and private sector partners are at addressing four key priorities. Source: World Economic Forum
Please find more information and news about the interlinkages between the Coronavirus, Crime and Violence in German published every Tuesday on our German News Service Tägliche Präventions News.