Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue II: Ensuring Access to Services for Survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls

This second alert focuses on the trends and implications for the provision of services (health, police and justice, social services and coordination of these services) during the COVID-19 pandemic for women and girls who experience violence. It highlights the need to prioritize access to quality and coordinated services for survivors of violence. This alert concludes with a set of preliminary recommendations for consideration by national and international stakeholders to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls (VAWG).

This Gender Alert is part of the “UN Women Afghanistan Gender Alert on COVID-19 series".

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; Afghanistan

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 4