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GSP Recommends: Issue 19

GSP Recommends is a weekly round up of news, reports, recommended readings, videos and podcasts from our desk to yours. If you think something should be up here but isn’t, do write to us on with your recommendation and we will make sure to review it, engage with it, and add it up to one of our forthcoming lists.

Featured Image: Mixed-media installation by Shary Boyle from her exhibition at the 2013 Venice Biennale

On our desk       

Global Feminist Perspective on the Pandemic: What “Normal” Do We Expect When the Crisis Is Over? (Read)

Home isn’t a safe space for victims of domestic violence (Read)

Coronavirus: I’m in lockdown with my abuser (Read)

Here’s What Women’s Rights Lawyers Want You To Know About Supporting Working Women During COVID-19 (Read)

Women are using code words at pharmacies to escape domestic violence during lockdown (Read)

Working moms among the hardest hit by coronavirus pandemic (Read)  

Women & Cities, Urban Centers – Issues with the Coronavirus (Read)

Call to Men: Stop the Coronavirus Period Spike in Online Pornograph (Read)

Women Informal Workers on the Front Lines Without Adequate Protections & Pay – WIEGO (Read

Reports and Studies           

Protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights, and promoting gender equality (Read)  Intimidation & Its Impact on Engagement with the UN Human Rights System – Inhibiting Activism – Gender (Read

Care & Connection in Crisis – Feminist Strategy to Confront COVID-19 (Read)

COVID-19 School Closures Around the World Will Hit GIRLS Hardest (Read)

EU – GREVIO Monitoring the Convention on VAW – First General GREVIO Report (Read

The Shadow Pandemic: Violence Against Women & Girls & COVID-19 (Read)

News from around the world  

Afghanistan – Women Negotiators Are Seeking to Preserve Rights in Afghan Peace Talks (Read)

Canada – Vulnerable Women in Remote Yukon Territory Are Given Access to Cell Phones to Stay Safe Amid the COVID-19 Lockdown (Read)

Chechnya – Sending Ex-ISIS Women to Schools, Not Jails (Read)

China – Domestic Violence Escalates During the COVID-19 Epidemic (Read)

Europe – Gender-Based Violence & Poverty (Read)

Europe braces for domestic abuse ‘perfect storm’ amid coronavirus lockdown (Read)

EU – Call to Stop the Rise in Domestic Violence in Europe during the COVID-19 Lockdown (Read)

France Is Putting Domestic Abuse Victims in Hotels During Coronavirus Lockdown (Read)

France – Women Using Codes at Pharmacies to Escape Domestic Violence During Lockdown + Increase in VAW throughout Europe (Read)

USA – Women in USA Migrant Detention Centers Are Terrified of Coronavirus (Read)

Watch and Listen       

Justice for My Sister – Guatemala – Femicide Film (Watch


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