Shadow Pandemic: Gender Based Violence and COVID-19
May 20, 202014:06
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we are joined by Anya Prusa, Senior Associate for the Brazil Institute. She discusses increased rates of gender based violence around the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prusa also highlights national initiatives to stem this ongoing crisis that affects up to one in four women around the world.
The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and U.S. institutions in all sectors. Read more