Geopolitical & Socioeconomic

Domestic Violence under Lockdown

  • Online
  • 16:00-17:30

Canning House is holding a discussion of the escalation of domestic violence under lockdown with expert speakers, examining how the situation is affecting vulnerable people in Latin America and the UK, and what organisations in the field are doing to support them in these difficult circumstances.

Domestic Violence under Lockdown

With Latin America joining much of the world in implementing lockdown measures to mitigate against the spread of Covid-19, there is heightened concern regarding what unintended consequences may be occurring behind closed doors.

Conscious of this, Canning House is holding a discussion of the escalation of domestic violence under lockdown with expert speakers, examining how the situation is affecting vulnerable people in Latin America and the UK, and what organisations in the field are doing to support them in these difficult circumstances.

Our speakers

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Canning House Associate Fellow and Professor of Sociology, UCL Institute of the Americas

Gabriela Quevedo

Director, Latin American Women's Aid (LAWA)

Jessica Asato

Head of Public Affairs and Policy, SafeLives


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