The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- How TikTok Sounds Are Used to Fuel Anti-Vaccine Fears
TikTok Sounds are being used to create and popularise misleading and harmful COVID-19 related content on the platform, in particular, discouraging people against getting vaccinated. Much of the harmful content being shared is based on alarmist allegations and previously debunked claims. Source: ISD Global
- Verified|United Nations - Sign Up to receive verified information
As coronavirus turns lives upside down, people all over the world are searching for information on how to keep safe, stay hopeful and help one another. The world can only contain the virus and its impacts if every person has access to accurate, reliable information. That’s down to all of us. Verified is a United Nations initiative to encourage us all to check the advice we share. Sign up to receive content you can trust: life-saving information, fact-based advice, and stories from the best of humanity. Look out for the double tick. Source: UN
- Justice for All and the Social Contract in Peril
The social and political dislocations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to break the social contract between states, communities, and people. Actions taken now — or a failure to make needed reforms — can have consequences that will be felt for decades. Source: Pathfinders
- Gender Justice During and Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis
This report examines institutional and civil society responses to gender-based violence (GBV) during the pandemic, in particular domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV). It investigates the role of legal empowerment groups in filling justice gaps, reducing violence, improving service provision, and demanding accountability. Source: Namati
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.