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COVID-19 Saw an 800% Increase in Domestic Violence Complaints

There have been eight times as many domestic violence complaints during the coronavirus era, State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman said on Wednesday in a report about local municipal authorities.

The complaints were based on serious concerns, with 13 women being killed by their partners in 2020, an increase of 160% from 2019.

The report also said there had been a 26% increase in requests for help from domestic violence victims to social and victims’ welfare centers and shelters. (JPost / VFI News)

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