COVID-19, Domestic Violence and the Workplace
For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide safe haven and respite from the abuse experience at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measure may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home. The site provides tips on that may help supervisors and coworkers recognize when a colleague may be experiencing violence at home, how to respond and provider resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19 Survivors & the Workplace Resource Hub: www.workplacesrespond.org/covid19; Spanish: www.workplacesrespond.org/covid19/espanol
- When Work is Safer Than Home: Supporting Workers Experiencing Domestic & Sexual Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: www.workplacesrespond.org/covid19/supportingworkers; Spanish: www.workplacesrespond.org/covid19/apoyoparalostrabajadores
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Aaron Polkey and Debbie Lee
Futures Without Violence