Domestic Violence Has Emerged as Shadow Pandemic Amid COVID-19

Domestic Violence Has Emerged as Shadow Pandemic Amid COVID-19

The National Domestic Violence Hotline presents startling statistics about the existence and reality of domestic violence in the United States. One such statistic is that “On average, more than 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States will experience rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner.” The prevalence of domestic violence in the United States has only been exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic. The United Nations has labeled the rise in violence during COVID-19 a “shadow pandemic”.

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Published by David Kowalski

Attorney David Kowalski is the founding owner of Kowalski, Wilson & Vang, LLC, handling all family law cases from divorce, paternity, child custody, termination of parental rights, restraining orders, and guardianships.

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