Inter-Agency Statement on Violence against Women and Girls in the Context of COVID-19
23 Jun, 2020
The Secretary-General urged all governments to make the prevention and redress of violence against women and girls a key part of their national response plans for COVID-19. The appeal was answered in a statement by 146 Member States and Observers that expressed strong
support. As the UN system, we continue to be dedicat- ed to ending violence against women and girls and stand ready to support efforts that respond to this call.