The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW), a project of The Advocates for Human Rights, is a forum for information, advocacy and change in the promotion of women's human rights around the world.
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COVID-19 Information for Domestic Violence Victims

Due to COVID-19, many women may be quarantined at home with their abusers. If you or someone you love is in this situation, domestic violence organizations and shelters are developing resources to keep you safe during this health crisis. Click here to see information on creating a safety plan, practicing self-care, reaching out if safe to do so, protecting yourself with online resources, relocation to shelter, and 911 emergency services.