The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Reported Violence Against Women and Girls

Since the global outbreak of COVID-19, and the introduction of restrictions and lockdowns in countries around the world, evidence suggests that there has been a dramatic increas in reports of violence against women and girls.

The aim of this report is to improve our understanding of the link between COVID-19 and the rise in violence against women and girls.

Drinking Transitions During Lockdown

Online, United Kingdom,

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) warmly invite you to an online event on Wednesday 28 April from 12:30-14:00 BST for the fourth SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Civil Society and COVID-19 – responses during the pandemic


The event will give an overview of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic by civil society organisations across the globe and showcase practical examples of NGOs upholding health and other important services during a time of crisis.

It will be held on Zoom with interpretation in French, Russian and Spanish.

Social and Emotional Learning and Prevention During COVID19


Social and Emotional Learning for prevention of drug use, violence and mental health: Needs and lessons learned in the context of COVID19 and its aftermath

Organized by the Lions Club International Foundation, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section 

Resilience of Families and Communities During COVID19


Promoting mental health, well-being and resilience in families and communities in the COVID-19 crisis through evidence-based drug use prevention, treatment and mental health initiatives

Organized by Japan with the support of France, Indonesia, and Jordan, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, and the World Health Organization 

Drawing from Life: Alcohol in the time of COVID-19


Alcohol is a leading risk factor for death and disability worldwide. Drinking too much alcohol leads to health and social problems. During the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol use has increased, particularly affecting those with long-term health conditions.