What is it about?
First, a framework for how social distancing policies’ unintended consequences on gender-based violence can be considered is presented. Second, policy recommendations to augment (not replace) social distancing policies are posited.
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Why is it important?
This article is a resource to researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to support ongoing gender-based violence prevention and intervention efforts now and beyond this pandemic.
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This page is a summary of: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender-based violence in the United States: Framework and policy recommendations., Psychological Trauma Theory Research Practice and Policy, March 2022, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/tra0001056.
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