Published January 1, 2022 | Version v1
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RESISTIRE Factsheet: Improving national responses to gender-based violence: Lessons from the pandemic crisis

  • 1. Örebro University
  • 2. Sabanci University
  • 3. Universidad de Deusto
  • 1. European Science Foundation
  • 2. Yellow Window
  • 3. Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences


Emerging global and national data show increases in gender-based violence and increases in the reported number of cases of gender-based violence against women and LGBTQI persons during the COVID-19 pandemic. RESISTIRÉ analysis shows that a majority of countries failed to address issues of gender-based violence in their COVID-19 policy response and while civil society organisations managed to react in some instances, the pandemic also put pressure and circumscribed their range of activities.


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RESISTIRE – RESpondIng to outbreaks through co-creaTIve sustainable inclusive equality stRatEgies 101015990
European Commission