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.
- Innovation and resilience in times of crisis (Part 2): The response to COVID-19 from harm reduction services
The COVID-19 pandemic and its related restrictions have brought many changes to the lives of people around the globe. It has also magnified existing inequalities, stigma and repression faced by certain marginalised communities such as people who use drugs. Source: IDPC
The pitfalls of modelling the effects of COVID-19 on gender-based violence: lessons learnt and ways forward
Since early 2020, global stakeholders have highlighted the significant gendered consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, including increases in the risk of gender-based violence (GBV). Researchers have sought to inform the pandemic response through a diverse set of methodologies, including early efforts modelling anticipated increases in GBV. Source: BMJ Global Health
Vaccination passports: Challenges for a future of air transportation
COVID-19 has been a major setback for air transportation; many airlines had to request for bailouts and the international flights connectivity is only restarting slowly. Accordingly, many aviation stakeholders put hopes into the ongoing process of vaccination, with the expectation that a high degree of vaccination will push the envelope for a return to normalcy. One prerequisite for reviving international air connectivity is the introduction of verification documents, also called “vaccination passports”. Source: Transport Policy
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