Gender Inequality

The shadow pandemic: COVID-19 has resulted in a rise of violence against women in the Caribbean

Lifetime prevalence rates of intimate partner violence range from 39% in Grenada, to 44% in Trinidad and Tobago. Image: REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas - RC21NH9FWK99

Tahseen Sayed

Country Director for Caribbean Countries, Latin America and Caribbean

Emily Bartels Bland

External Affairs Associate, World Bank’s Latin America and Caribbean communications department

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Gender Parity Fragility, Violence and Conflict Dominican Republic
46% of women in the five countries studied have experienced at least one form of violence. Image: Caribbean Women Count: Ending Violence against Women and Girls

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