COVID-19 and climate change: Aggravated domestic violence against women

19 September, 2022

Dear All,

Domestic violence against women and girls is public health issue. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, the situation of violence against women and girls is alarming. All those are cross cutting and pressing issues. UN Women mentioned in its report that one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence mostly by an intimate partner.

Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation. Link to view the full story:

COVID-19 and climate change aggravated domestic violence against women

Parvez Babul, The Daily Observer, 19 September, 2022.

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Thank you so much for your time.

Best regards,

Parvez Babul



Parvez Babul

Visual and Radio Storyteller, Award-winning Journalist, Poet, Author, and Activist;

Public Relations, Communications and Media consultant;

My write up incorporated in the text curriculum at the Connecticut

University, America;

Former Media Fellow include ICIMOD Nepal, RDRC Canada, PANOS South Asia,

Nepal, other International Organizations at home and abroad;

Participated at COP 22 of UNFCCC in Morocco, 2016 , and other International

Conferences on Environment , Climate Change, Migration, Women Issues in

different countries include Nepal, Malaysia, Qatar;

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HIFA Profile: Parvez Babul is a health journalist in Bangladesh and write articles on health, nutrition, gender, women's empowerment, climate change and development issues in national international newspapers. His book: Women's Empowerment, Food Security and Climate Change has been published. He is the Convener of Bangladesh Climate Change Journalists Forum. He has been working to improve health and nutrition situation of the women and children in Bangladesh through working with an international voluntary organization. Parvez Babul welcomes email from the members of HIFA at: parvezbabul AT, parvezbabul AT