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Gender Based Violence

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 62624, tabled on 22 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans the Government has to raise the matter of gender-based violence at the next meeting of the G7.

Answered on

29 June 2020

COVID-19 has reinforced the urgency of the need to tackle the pervasive and endemic “shadow pandemic” of violence against women and girls, including conflict-related sexual violence. We have been working closely with our G7 partners on this important agenda and will continue to do so.