Domestic violence surges amid Covid-19 lockdown; Delhi HC to hear plea

The lockdown enforced in the country to contain the coronavirus has also made it difficult for many victims to escape abuse or even call for help

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The lockdown is also making it difficult for the NGOs to reach the victims during the lockdown.

The Delhi High Court has agreed to give an urgent hearing to a petition on a report of an increase in domestic violence cases during the coronavirus lockdown.

The plea

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First Published: Apr 18 2020 | 12:54 PM IST

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