• 'Just write STOP': the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse

    25 days ago - By The Guardian

    Schoolgirl's fake cosmetics site helps hundreds of women as domestic violence rises during Covid In April 2020, weeks after Poland went into its first Covid-19 lockdown, Krysia Paszko, a 17-year-old high school pupil, watched a TV report about Europe's surge in domestic violence cases, which had increased by up to 60% on 2019, according to the World Health Organization. Poland's largest women's rights centre, Centrum Praw Kobiet , had reported a 50% increase in calls to its domestic violence hotline in March. Learning from the report that France had implemented a scheme in pharmacies that...
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