COVID-19 Domestic Violence Country Updates: Argentina
Monday, April 27, 2020 4:15 PM


As stay at home orders have been put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of domestic violence cases has risen worldwideAdvocates in countries across the globe have seen a wide range of consequences and are responding to the crisis in different ways. In Argentina, for example, domestic violence hotlines have received increasing numbers of reports of domestic violence and experienced a heightened demand for emergency shelters. In response, Argentina has declared pharmacies safe places for reporting domestic violence. 


The Advocates for Human Rights is closely monitoring the new challenges justice systems actors and courts in Minnesota are facing in addressing domestic violence and sexual violence under the coronavirus situation and providing accurate, up-to-date information on violence against women around the world. Learn more at If you or a loved one is in need of help, call the Day One Hotline at 1-866-223-1111, the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or the StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1-844-762-8483.