in our country, GBV has increased due to Covid-19 Many people are now jobless and the economy has kept falling making it difficult for families to survive. Cases of women beaten by their husbands are on the increase. A man wants to hear no requests of money from the wife, Instead she is beaten and asked to look for the money herself. Many women are forced to abandon their children at home alone in an effort to look for jobs to earn the basic needs. The girl children are manipulated into sexual relationship to be able to earn basics like sanitary towels and food. Some of the girls are victims of rape and incest in the community.
This story was submitted in response to Sharing Solutions: Ending GBV.