Appeals to help women experiencing violence in the home have redoubled in recent weeks, from the United Nations to Pope Francis – Latin America's first pontiff.
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy launches initiative which is due to come into force when pandemic slows to ensure the safety of Turkey’s many tourist sites.
Larger shops and those in major German cities will open later as part of an attempted phased return to a more normal existence that will also see some students go back to school from May 4.
Moscow, like many places around the world, has introduced lockdown measures to prevent gatherings of people during the coronavirus epidemic, causing weddings and other celebrations to be cancelled.
The village was to be home to 11,000 Olympic athletes and 4,400 Paralympic athletes. It is largely complete and empty with the Olympic opening postponed by the novel coronavirus outbreak until July 23, 2021.
In countries like India and Israel Muslims are being scapegoated for the spread of Covid-19.
Several undertakers said they were struggling to deal with New York state's coronavirus death toll of more than 500 a day.
The virus presents us with an unprecedented opportunity, and obligation, to reconfigure how we live. The joke will be on us for not taking it.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on scheduled events, sporting fixtures, holidays and on the dreams of many betrothed couples too.
Quarantining measures have led to a spike in domestic violence in several countries.
The country's homeless are dealing with food scarcity, not to mention the absence of medical care and lack of safe places to sleep, while 40,000 of them are without a roof over their heads.
Some politicians fear the fatigue factor, which could force people to go out and break quarantine, but some psychologists and social workers believe lockdowns could strengthen family ties.
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